In pursuit of beauty: modern guides to the hair, face, and body, 1784-1933

7 November 2015 10 January 2016


Proscholium (Map)


From the earliest days of publishing, readers have sought guidance on enhancing their appearance. This display showcases the Bodleian's rich collection of beauty guides, supplemented by advertisements and artefacts from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 9am-4.30pm
Sunday 11am-5pm


Admission free

This event is listed under: Displays; Free events
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