Saturday, June 02, 2007

CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group Conference, 2007
Imagining The Text: The Role of Images In Printed Books
Wellcome Library, London
12-14 September 2007

The conference will examine the role of illustrations in printed books from the 16th century to the present day, from woodcuts to photographs. It offers an opportunity to examine illustrations, learn about exciting current projects and visit some of the remarkable collections of images and illustrated books to be found in London. Visits and workshops will be held at the British Library, National Art Library, British Architectural Library and the Wellcome Library and the conference reception and dinner will be held at the Royal Society. The event is suitable for librarians, curators, archivists, bibliographers, booksellers, and anyone who has a personal or professional interest in the subject.

A programme of the events for the full three days, details of accommodation in London, and a booking form are available from the Group's website