The Age of Reason, Religion and Ridicule in the Library of the Revd David Hughes (c.1704-77)
The exhibition will be part of the Cambridge Science Festival.
Focussing on the science and theology of Isaac Newton and his Cambridge followers, this exhibition traces the path to modernity forged in 18th-century Queens’ through the recently catalogued collection of Revd. David Hughes (Queens’ Fellow (1727-77) & Vice President). Assisted by astronomical, religious, and scurrilous imagery drawn from Hughes's collection, the exhibition reveals the big questions of Man, Society and Creation as posed in 18th-Century Cambridge.
Public opening hours:
4-22 March 2018
Open late until 7.00pm on Thu 7 March
15-min Curator's Talk on Wednesdays at 1.30pm
Free admission, drop-in
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