This site features a number of online exhibitions curated by Special Collections staff and Queen's academics. Topics include Thomas Moore, Children's literature, Somerville & Ross and Sir Robert Hart. 

The creation of exhibitions to accompany our unique collections is an ongoing process and new exhibits will be added regularly.

Recently Added Items

Scene from the ballet Lalla Rookh, staged at Her Majesty's Theatre, London, in June 1846.

Lalla Rookh ballet.Victoria and Albert Museum, London.jpg

Image of a scene from the ballet Lalla Rookh (London Her Majesty's, 1846) , music by Cesare Pugni, choreography by Jules Perrot.
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Human osteology comprising a description of the bones with delineations of the attachments of the muscles : the general and microscopic structure of bone and its development

Holden, Luther, 1815-1905. Human Osteology, Plate XVIII.jpg

Plate XVII (Frontal bone)
Plate XXVII (Vertebrae)
Plate XXXVIII
Title page
Title page fold out skeleton
Title page with fold out skeleton…

Human osteology comprising a description of the bones with delineations of the attachments of the muscles : the general and microscopic structure of bone and its development

Holden, Luther, 1815-1905. Human Osteology, Inside Cover with Dedication.jpg

Front cover: Queen's College crest on book
Inside cover and provenance notes
Plate L: Humerus (anterior view)
Plate LI: Humerus (posterior…