FPUL Small Talk: British Literature and Art (1850 to 1900) with Mark Samuels-Lasner

Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Mark Samuels-Lasner, distinguished bibliographer, discusses his collection of British literature and art of the period 1850 to 1900 and its Princeton University connections. The Mark Samuels-Lasner Collection at the University of Delware has an emphasis on the Pre-Raphaelites, as well as writers and illustrators of the 1890s. It comprises more than 9,500 books, letters, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, and artworks, including many items signed by such figures as Oscar Wilde, George Eliot, Max Beerbohm, William Morris, Christina and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Aubrey Beardsley.

A Zoom link will be provided soon. 

This event is part of the Friends of the Princeton University Library Small Talks Series held each month on a Sunday at 3 p.m. 

View recordings of Small Talks and the Library's Special Collections Highlights Series.

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