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color print of a king and queen, their bodies in enormous green bags
February 28, 2019
In 2014 the library acquired a blue paper shop album created by the London satiric print publisher George Humphrey (1773?-1831?). George Humphrey was the nephew and successor...
color photo of people standing in a long room with elaborate gothic ceiling and paintings
January 30, 2019
On Saturday 19 January the Lewis Walpole Library facilitated a visit to the exhibition Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill by the Yale Club of London Art Circle. A group of 20...
color photo of a red barn with golden autumn leaves on trees behind
November 12, 2018
As fall in New England envelopes the Lewis Walpole Library campus in a riot of seasonal color, a glorious transformation of quite another sort is unfolding at Strawberry Hill...
October 31, 2018
The books the Lewises kept in the Old Library of the Cowles House and guest bedrooms, mostly nineteenth-century authors’ sets and twentieth-century fiction, are getting new...
color photo of two men moving a crate, a woman walking beside it, a truck in back
October 31, 2018
First discussed in 2015, Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill opened on Oct. 20. Years of planning and work went into creating an exhibition on this scale, spanning the globe...
color photo of main wall of exhibition with two portrait paintings, one is Mrs. Lewis
October 31, 2018
Loans make up an important part of the Outreach program at the LWL. The Library loans collection materials in support of exhibitions at sister repositories at Yale as well as...
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October 31, 2018
Each year in early October Yale celebrates Founders Day, and the Yale University Library participates in the festivities with an open house at which departments present...