May 4, 2018
The Library is delighted to announce the recipients of Visiting Fellowships and Travel Grants for 2018-2019. There are eighteen Visiting Fellows and four Travel Grant...
April 6, 2018
The Mysterious Mother: A Staged Reading May 2, 5:30 PM Yale Center for British Art The Lewis Walpole Library and the Yale Center for British Art are collaborating to present...
One of Lady Diana Beauclerk's drawings for The Mysterious Mother
April 6, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM The Yale Center for British Art 1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510   Session 1: Reading The Mysterious Mother 10 AM to 12 PM...
Image for the 23rd Lewis Walpole Library Lecture "Pride, Prejudice, & Portraits: The Rice Portrait of Jane Austen" shows the title to the left of a detail from the portrait of a young woman in a white dress and short auburn hair (possibly Jane Austen)
March 1, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 pm Yale Center for British Art Lecture Hall, 1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510 Claudia L. Johnson, Murray Professor of English Literature...
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...