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Parlez-vous francais? Celebrating France and the French - Special Collections Exhibition

This exhibition reflects the country’s variety: French printing; the reign of Louis XIV; works by dramatists Corneille and Dumas; an original Voltaire letter; maps of Paris; foods and fashion; science; travel; novels by Rabelais, Hugo, and Camus; and poetry by Baudelaire and Apollinaire. In addition, a suite of engravings of New Zealand birds drawn by French artists. Except for a few items from private collections, all of the materials on display are from the University of Otago Special Collections. Profitez-en!

Date Friday, 15 September 2017 - Friday, 8 December 2017
Time All Day Event
Audience Public
Event Category Exhibitions
Event Type Exhibition
LocationSpecial Collections, De Beer Gallery, 1st Floor, Central Library, Information Services Building, University of Otago, 65 Albany Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Contact NameDonald Kerr, Special Collections Librarian
Contact Phone64 3 479 8330

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