Gold

Fri 20 May – Sun 2 Oct 2022
A profile view of a block of gold

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Spectacular manuscripts from around the world.

Dazzling beauty, striking resilience. Gold has long held the power to ignite feelings of awe and wonder across cultures.

Take a journey around the globe to learn how gold elevated art in manuscripts and books. Discover the masterful techniques used to handle such a precious metal. Examine items that are hundreds of years old. Unveil the stories illuminated by gold.

Tickets will go on sale in February 2022.

The exhibition is supported by The Goldhammer Foundation and the American Trust for the British Library, with thanks to The Finnis Scott Foundation and the Owen Family Trust.

Details

Name: Gold
Where: PACCAR 2
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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A voluntary donation can be added over the regular ticket price. You will be helping the Library to conserve and share its collection. If you are a UK tax-payer and ‘Gift Aid’ your donation, the Library can reclaim the tax you have paid.

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