Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500-1800 is on display through Sunday, April 19 at the Beinecke, 121 Wall Street, New Haven. To find out more about the exhibit, and to view and download the exhibition brochure, visit beinecke.library.yale.edu/subscribed. Also on the page is a calendar of related events, videos related to the exhibit, and information on how to play the Paleographic Challenge 2020, where participants can test their manuscript mettle with items from the early modern British manuscript collection. “Our motto: strength and beauty through paleography.”
In a new exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, curators are aiming to breathe new life into a 500-year-old topic: Early Modern English manuscripts.
“Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500–1800,” seeks to showcase the current relevance of early modern British manuscripts.