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Learn About Napoleon's Description de l'Egypte In Central Library's Rarities Collection

Sphinx-DescriptionEgypte.jpgIn 1798, Napoleon Bonaparte conceived a plan to occupy Egypt and sent a team of scholars to gather data which resulted in a monumental set of volumes known as Description de l'Egypte. Join us for an informative lecture with Bruce Precourt on this amazing collection, highlighting its creation and impact. This lecture will be hosted in the beautiful Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room and gives attendees an opportunity to see this lovely gem of a room up close.

Location: Central Library's Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room
Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Space is limited. Please call the Art, Music & Recreation Room at 414 286-3071 to register.

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