Invention of photography – British Library Treasures
Spanning nearly 3,000 years, the British Library holds over 150 million items representing every age of written civilisation.
As well as books, you’ll find illuminated manuscripts, maps, stamps, photographs, music and much more. From the Lindisfarne Gospels and Magna Carta to Shakespeare’s First Folio, this website gives you a peek into the wonders of their vast collection.
Read on and discover our digitised treasures for yourself.
[Text sourced from the British Library web site]