image for Art Exhibition item typeThe Wonderful Mr Willughby’s New Natural History at Uni of Sheffield Western Bank Library

Art Exhibition, Mon 13 Nov 2017 - Wed 28 Feb 2018, free entry

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Western Bank,
Sheffield,
S10 2TN

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The exhibition showcases the life and work of the pioneering seventeenth century natural scientist Francis Willughby. Recent research has put Willughby and his important contribution to science firmly back on the map. On display are amazing rare books, specimens and documents from the unique collections of the held by the Universities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Leeds. Visitors can discover the wide ranging interests of Willughby and his contemporaries during an age of transformative scientific revolution; follow his travels through Europe with friend and fellow scientist John Ray and enjoy the rich colours and sounds of some of the creatures he studied.

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Dates Times
Mon 13 Nov 2017 - Wed 28 Feb 2018
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Free entry

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Mon 13 Nov - Wed 28 Feb The Wonderful Mr Willughby’s New Natural History

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