Making the Exhibitions

This gallery contains 18 photos.

Part of the Girls and Boys in Storyland project has been to document the process of putting the exhibitions together to create a reference resource for other organisations carrying out similar projects. This gallery contains some images taken at the beginning of the project, when the materials were being selected, as well as pictures of … Continue reading

Collection of Children’s Historical Books at Taunton Library

Illustration by E. V. B. from from The Story Without an End

The exhibition at Exeter Central Library will also feature books on loan from Taunton Library, which houses the collection of Children’s Historical Books belonging to Somerset Libraries. The collection consists of about 1,800 works for children published between 1790 and 1910. It covers diverse subjects in a range of formats and includes nursery stories, fairy tales, poetry, verses, rhymes, songs, biography, religion, history, travel, geography, natural sciences, games, pastimes, alphabets, dictionaries and toy books. Continue reading