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The National Library of Scotland’s touring displays have resumed across the country.
The free displays are portable versions of National Library exhibitions and collections:
- You Are Here which charts the history of maps in Scotland
- Going to the Pictures about Scotland’s impact on the big screen
- Lifting the Lid which tells the story of over 400 years of Scottish food and drink
- Scotland’s Photograph Album a brand-new display based on the Mackinnon photography collection – a vast collection documenting a century of Scottish life since the 1840s, jointly owned with the National Galleries of Scotland
New Treasures exhibition opens a window on the fascinating world captured in the National Library of Scotland’s permanent collection
Treasures include Timothy Pont’s ground-breaking maps, belongings of pioneer Isobel Wylie Hutchison, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, a letter from Ludwig van Beethoven, Scotland’s first printers Chepman & Myllar, a complete Gutenberg Bible, international first editions of Harry Potter, King of Speyside James Scott Skinner captured on wax cylinder and Robert Burns’s Ae Fond Kiss.