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Edward Lear and the Scientists

Event

Starts:

August
292012

00:00

Ends:

October
262012

00:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

 

History of science exhibition from the library and archives of the Royal Society.

Exhibition details

Although he is best known for his Nonsense poetry, Edward Lear (1812-1888) began his career as a scientific illustrator. This display of nineteenth-century natural history books showcases Lear's illustrations produced for Fellows of the Royal Society.

More information about Open House.

Edward Lear and the Scientists The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK