History of Book Illustration: 1400-1900
16 August - 27 September 2019
Curator - Lee Hayes
Is a picture really worth a thousand words?
From woodcut to lithograph, this exhibition explores the history and methods of book illustration, and sheds light on the important role that co-existent images and text play in the transfer and retention of meaningful knowledge.
Learn more about these centuries-old techniques and view some of the finest illustrated books that Rare Books & Manuscripts has to offer.
In October 2019, this exhibition was converted into the following online display.