LIS 580 British Studies
Oxford, Christ Church Library
June 28, 2016

Christ Church Library
Today we visited the Christ Church Library Special Collections. Our hostess was Dr. Cristina Neagu, Keeper of Special Collections.

Visually this Library is a Jewel-box. This building was built to house the library that was moved in in 1763. The wall bookcases are an early example.

This was Lewis Carroll's Office. He was an Assistant Librarian at Christ Church Library. 

This is the view from the office window. From here, he is said to have watched Alice Liddell the inspiration of the Alice of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

 This is the stairwell used in the first two Harry Potter films.


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