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three adults in costume with scripts
July 20, 2018
The final event for the year-long Walpolooza celebration  featured a staged reading of and mini-conference on Walpole’s play The Mysterious Mother.    On May 2nd, an...
July 6, 2018
We are excited to announce that the Lewis Walpole Library will be open an extra hour on Monday evenings on an experimental basis beginning July 9 and running each Monday...
May 17, 2018
The Lewis Walpole Library is delighted to support the exhibition “Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection”  on view at Strawberry...
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...