New exhibit: A Valentine’s Celebration

A new exhibit in the lobby of the History of Science Collections opens today:

A Valentine’s Celebration: Matters of the Heart

Giovanni Anfossi, Dell'uso ed abuso della cioccolata (Venice, 1779)
Giovanni Anfossi, Dell’uso ed abuso della cioccolata (Venice, 1779),
the wrapper is ornamented with cocoa bean illustrations
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Mondino dei Luzzi, Anatomia (1541)This joint exhibit features works from the History of Science Collections, the John and Mary Nichols Collection, and the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection.

Works on display celebrate:

  • the science of love,
  • chocolate,
  • roses,
  • the rituals of love,
  • the anatomy of the heart,
  • tales of romance from American and British Literature,
  • famous scientific couples,
  • and the romance of science.

No appointment is necessary; the exhibit will be available for viewing through early March. The exhibit is open during the regular hours of the History of Science Collections, which is located on the 5th floor of Bizzell Library. For accommodations on the basis of disability, call 325-2741.

About ouhos

Kerry Magruder, Curator; and JoAnn Palmeri, Librarian
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