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Obituary: Leading authority on book printing passes away

Christopher Clarkson fixing loose pigment on a miniature from the Winchester Bible. Photograph: Jane Eagan/Winchester Cathedra

CHRISTOPHER Clarkson, who had died aged 78, was a world authority on repairing early printed books and was the first conservation technical officer at the Bodleian Library.

12:04pm Thursday 27 April 2017

Botanical paintings on show at the Bod

SOME of the finest botanical and zoological paintings in the world are going on display at the Bodleian’s Weston Library in Oxford.

1:00pm Thursday 27 April 2017

The story of Elias Ashmole will bring in more museum visitors

Ashmolean Museum director Alexander Sturgis. Picture John Cairns

THE ASHMOLEAN Museum is to focus on its origins and charismatic founder as part of a special exhibition on his life.

10:22am Wednesday 26 April 2017

Technology of the future brings Oxford's past alive

The  Bodleian has launched a new augmented reality app has been launched in Oxford to bring history to life. It consists of an app and videos that give virtual reality views and tours and can âtransport the user back in timeâ to unveil the hidden lives

IT sounds like something from the world of tomorrow, but a new piece of technology is allowing people to see into the Oxford of the past.

8:07am Friday 7 April 2017

Austen exhibition

THE Bodleian Library in Oxford is planning a new exhibition to mark 200 years since the death of Jane Austen.

9:21am Friday 21 April 2017

New blue plaque unveiled to remember collector and Morris Dancing pioneer

Percy Manning.

A MAN who chronicled the history of the county in his quirky and vast collections has been honoured with a blue plaque on the Oxford house where he lived.

9:38am Wednesday 12 April 2017

First Person: commemorating Spanish émigré in Faringdon Artruo Barea, by William Chislett

Oxford-born, Madrid-based journalist William Chislett pictured at the new Plaza de Arturo Barea in Madrid, named after BBC broadcaster Arturo Barea who lived at Buscot Park, Faringdon.

OXFORD-born Madrid-based journalist William Chislett talks about his successful campaign to get a memorial for Spanish émigré writer and Faringdon resident Arturo Barea in the Spanish capital.

11:29am Monday 10 April 2017

Award-winning novelist will adapt Graham Greene's last novel for a movie

Award-winning author William Boyd

AWARD-WINNING novelist William Boyd is to adapt a Graham Greene novel for a feature film, two Oxford film producers have announced.

9:10am Thursday 6 April 2017

'Man who collected Oxfordshire' honoured with Blue Plaque

A BLUE plaque will be unveiled to honour ‘the man who collected Oxfordshire.’

12:08pm Tuesday 4 April 2017

Bodleian Library snaps up Ducker & Son ledgers

Bob Avery with a Ducker & Son ledger from 1922. Picture by Denis Kennedy

9:30am Wednesday 22 March 2017
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