Exhibition: Friendship Before Facebook: Social Networks in a Pre-Digital Age

This exhibition runs from Tue, 12th Feb 2019 to Sun, 12th May 2019. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Cost: Free of Charge

How were friends selected, collected and put on display, before the digital era?

Explore the Library’s collection of pocket-sized friendship albums – made between the 16th and 19th centuries – full of celebrity autographs, music, miniature paintings and bawdy lift-the-flap pictures.

Image: From the friendship album of Moyses Walens of Cologne, Add MS 18991, 1605-1615.

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No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


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