Schoolroom Messing

This charming image of a school classroom dates from 1593.

A classroom in 1593

It appears on the title-page of a unique surviving copy of a catechism which probably published in thousands of copies.

This book will be on display in our forthcoming exhibition “Sole Survivors: The Rarest Books in the World”, which launches on 16 May 2018.

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