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Behemoth and other most Curious Things

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From:Saturday 25 November 2017
To:Sunday 21 January 2018
Time:12:00am -  Saturday 25 November 2017
Location:Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, 531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350 Australia
 

This exhibition showcases the two volumes of Navigation atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: Or, a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of above Four Hundred of the most Authentick Writers … (1705)

These ‘behemoths’ (one featuring an engraving of the creature called Behemoth) are the biggest books in the Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection. Pages of each volume will be turned every fortnight to reveal different marvellous engravings.

Image: Ludolphus History of Ethiopia / including Fig. 6 The Behemoth (second from bottom) / engraved plate in John Harris, Navigation atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca … Vol. I, London, 1705 / Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
531 Ruthven Street
Toowoomba
QLD
4350
Australia
 
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Entry charges - ConcessionFree
Entry charges - FamilyFree
Entry charges - GroupFree
Entry charges - StudentFree
Contact phone (07) 4688 6652
Booking information
Event websitewww.tr.qld.gov.au/trag
Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes
Facility opening hours: Sunday: 1pm - 4pm | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: 10am - 4pm | Wednesday: 10am - 4pm | Thursday: 10am - 4pm | Friday: 10am - 4pm | Saturday: 10am - 4pm

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