Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library | The Morgan Library & Museum
The exhibition features approximately sixty rare and exceptional objects from diverse disciplines that serve as points of departure for exploring some of the fundamental meanings of genius.
Gah. How am I just now finding out about this? “… an Arabic manuscript book of constellations; a unique papyri of Sappho’s poems; the copyright deposit copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio; a thirteenth-century manuscript of the Magna Carta; the definitive account of Aztec civilization; the manuscript of Handel’s Messiah; J.R.R. Tolkien’s drawings for The Hobbit; and Mary Shelley’s manuscript draft of Frankenstein.”