Late Victorian Book Illustration: Progress, Knowledge and Democracy
Thu 1 December 2016, 10:30-11:30 GMT
Sheffield Central Library
Surrey Street Sheffield S1 1XZ
Event is free, but is ticketed:
Encyclopaedias are a snapshot of a particular time, place, and world view. Historian Rose Roberto shares images from early Encyclopaedias to tell the history of British publishing and the movement to democratise knowledge.