Private view of Grand Tourists and Others: Travelling abroad before the 20th Century

There will be a private viewing for Manuscripts and Special Collections’ new exhibition, Grand Tourists and Others.

This exhibition takes the visitor on a journey through the history of travel since the sixteenth century drawing on The University of Nottingham’s rich archives. Beginning with the elite ‘Grand Tour’ of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and ending with the more commercial tourism of the mid-nineteenth century, the exhibition explores the travels of local families and others throughout Europe and beyond.

The exhibition will be opened by Levison Wood, presenter of Channel 4’s recent series ‘Walking the Himalayas’ and University of Nottingham alumnus.

The exhibition continues until 7 August 2016.

This event is open to the general public as well as to University staff. Complimentary drinks will be available.

For further information, please contact Manuscripts and Special Collections.

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