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Online exhibitions


Bradfield’s Bridge

An exhibition of drawings, plans, photographs and papers from the Rare Book Library's Bradfield Collection relating to the planning and construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Exhibition curated by Neil Boness.


Hippocrates to Harrison

This exhibition features a selection of texts which have contributed to the development of Western medicine.


Origins of Modernity

Over 140 original volumes of the most important works in the emergence of modern thought and culture.


Witchcraft , Demonology and the Inquisition

The Rare Books and Special Collections Library contains a significant collection of works on witchcraft, demonology, exorcism and the occult.


Yours truly, Henry Lawson

An exhibition of original manuscripts, selected letters, photographs and portraits illustrating some of the chapters of the life of Henry Lawson.


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