New Book of Kells set-up allows display of some pages for first time in decades

Ireland“The Book of Kells is finally getting a setting worthy of its status as a world-renowned cultural artefact and Ireland’s best known treasure. For decades the book, visited by some 500,000 people a year, was on display in a glass case in the old library at Trinity College Dublin. However, neither the light nor the location were regarded as optimal for a ninth century manuscript …” (more)

[Ronan McGreevy, Irish Times, 14 September]

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