Politics, Piety, and Poison: French Pamphlets, 1600–1800

Case FRC 16228, La guillotinne

Case FRC 16228, La guillotinne

Monday, January 28, 2013Saturday, April 13, 2013

Hermon Dunlap Smith Gallery

Exhibitions

This exhibition displays French pamphlets published during the transitional period from the Ancien Régime to the French Revolution. They served as modes of dissemination and diversion, teaching tools and educational models, and the foundation for current and future scholarly projects. The exhibition focuses on the ways in which these pamphlets complement and enhance the Newberry’s other vast collections of primary sources documenting early modern European culture and the history of printing. The Newberry’s outstanding collection of French pamphlets was recently cataloged through a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.

View the digital version of the exhibition.