Broadsides, posters, flyers, one-sheets... These basic printed items served to bring the latest news, announce events, and call citizens to arms. On view as part of the exhibition is a selection of broasides that were originally intended to be posted in public view. One group documents events in American history and covers a range of dates from the eighteenth century through the twentieth; a second group documents events in European history and covers a range of dates from the seventeenth century through the twentieth.
This exhibition contributes to the celebration of Beinecke's fiftieth anniversary in 2013. p
Coordinating curator: Timothy Young
Exhibition assistant: Olivia Hillmer
Edited by Christa Sammons
Copyright ©2013 by Yale University.
The exhibition gallery and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
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Friday 9 a.m. to 5
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