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Watt in the World exhibition

Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square, BIRMINGHAM, West Midlands, B1 2ND
Watt in the World exhibition

About

'Watt in the World - The life and legacy of James Watt 1736-1819' forms the centrepiece of the Lunar Society's James Watt Bicentenary programme and runs from Friday 12th July to Saturday 2nd November 2019.

Featuring more than 100 internationally important archival and museum objects, the exhibition includes paintings, works on paper, furniture, silver, scientific instruments, personal items, notebooks, letters and Watt-related memorabilia.

Highlights include James Watt's notebooks detailing his experiments, personal correspondence with friends and family, silverware by Matthew Boulton, a letter copy press designed by Watt; and Sir Thomas Lawrence's 1812 portrait of the great engineer.

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Tel: 0121 242 4242

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Opening Times

12 July 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
Monday - SundayOpen

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The Library of Birmingham, BirminghamThe ten-level Library shares a spacious entrance and foyer as well as a flexible studio theatre seating 300 people with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Sited in Centenary Square it, along with The REP and Symphony Hall, forms a new cultural heart for the city.

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