January 2018 News

Photo of Elliot Briery, a young man with dark hair and glasses, seated at the table in the LWL Reading Room, looking at a limp vellum-bound manuscript volume of Letters from the Levant Company
January 22, 2018
Stay up-to-date with the latest LWL happenings by checking out the newest edition of the LWL Newsletter. 
Publicity image for the "Global Encounters and the Arcives" conference with conference title in white text on a teal background with a detail of the western hemisphere from an 18th century map
January 18, 2018
As part of the Lewis Walpole Library’s celebration of Horace Walpole’s tercentenary and the 100th anniversary of W.S. Lewis’s Yale class of 1918, the library is working with...
Still life a l'hollandois, an uncolored etching showing six figures in an interior. Each figure has a body shaped like a ceramic vessel. There is text below the image
January 12, 2018
The anonymous 1779 etching, Still Life: a’ l’Hollandois, offers a complex visual critique of Dutch character and culture.  Unlike more typical visual caricatures of the Dutch...