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Exhibitions

Current Maughan Library exhibition

Maughan Library exhibitions

A temporary exhibition: Treasures from our library and archive collections is on display in the Weston Room until Thursday 14 May. It is open 9.30-17.00 on weekdays and includes:

  • The illuminated text printed to commemorate the formal opening of King’s
  • Handwritten notebooks of revolutionary 19th century physicist James Clerk Maxwell, former Professor of Natural Philosophy at King's
  • Unique photographs of the Western Front in World War One
  • A letter signed by Winston Churchill
  • Vesalius’s De humani corporis fabrica (1543)
  • The Halberstadt Low German Bible (1522) - the last pre-Lutheran vernacular German Bible
  • Introductory notes on lying-in institutions (1871), written and inscribed by Florence Nightingale

In the summer of 2015, we will mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo with an exhibition in the Weston Room at the Maughan Library. Dates of the exhibition and further information will follow here.

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