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Hannah Wolley, The Queen-like Closet (detail), London, 1675 Event icon

Date: Tuesday 5 Sep 2017

Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Cost: Free

Join us to celebrate the opening of our special exhibition, 'Cooks and their Books'

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Everyone is invited to the celebration for the latest special exhibition at the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery. 

Get an after-hours look at Cooks and Their Books, and enjoy refreshments at this free evening event.

This exhibition showcases highlights from the Cookery Collection, established in 1939 when Blanche Legat Leigh donated her cookery books to Leeds University Library. Items on display include Renaissance texts illustrating kitchen furniture and utensils and the first edition of Beeton's Book of Household Management. 

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For further information please contact the Gallery by email: gallery@leeds.ac.uk or telephone: (0113) 343 9803