Most viewed online exhibitions
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Over 1200 maps and plans of the capital: a fascinating collection brought together by the Victorian designer, Frederick Crace
Images of Victorian Britain captured in 1,500 original photographic book illustrations
1,800 printed items from everyday 19th century life collected by the Victorian conjurer, Evanion.
A portrait of the Indian subcontinent, in 15,000 images from our Asia, Pacific & Africa collections.
Over 2,500 watercolours, drawings and prints from King George III's vast topographical collection.
Contemporary views and maps bring to life the topographical backgrounds to works by six favourite authors.
Some of the world's most intriguing rarities, from our renowned philatelic collections
Illustrated sheet music for piano and songs from the heyday of the Victorian Music Hall
The British Library holds a wealth of sacred manuscripts from around the world - many of them rare
As written by Bach, Mozart and Beethoven themselves