Edinburgh Exhibitions  -  2004


'Read All About It'

5 June 2004  to 31 October 2004

10am to 5pm (Mon to Fri)  [closes 8pm during Edinburgh Festival]

10am to 5pm (Sat):  2pm to 5pm (Sun)

Admission Free

National Library of Scotland

George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

The National Library, George IV Bridge  -  with banners for the 'Read All About It' exhibition

  Copyright:   peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                       Photographed 17 July 2004

The Exhibition

Photograph by AH MacLucas of his son Norman-  Paper Seller 2

  Reproduced by courtesy of the MacLucas family

The poster above is of Norman MacLucas as a child, dressed as a newspaper seller.  Norman was one of Archibald MacLucas' children.  Archibald MacLucas produced several delightful child studies.

This exhibition tells the story of the news in Scotland over the past 400 years.  There are old newspapers, broadsheets and film clips.

There are also to be talks by leading Scots journalists, debates, practical newspaper workshops,  a headline writing competition and other events.

For further information on this exhibition see www.nls.uk/readallaboutit/

National Library of Scotland:  email events@nls.uk:  telephone (0)131 622 4807