Event – Late Victorian Book Illustration: Progress, Knowledge and Democracy, 1 December, Sheffield Central Library

By dustinfrazierwood

The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates

Late Victorian Book Illustration: Progress, Knowledge and Democracy

Thu 1 December 2016, 10:30-11:30 GMT

Sheffield Central Library

Carpenter Room

Surrey Street Sheffield S1 1XZ

Event is free, but is ticketed:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/late-victorian-book-illustration-progress-knowledge-and-democracy-tickets-27598247100

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.

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Source:: https://romanticillustrationnetwork.wordpress.com/2016/10/13/event-late-victorian-book-illustration-progress-knowledge-and-democracy-1-december-sheffield-central-library/