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Archive: 2011

  1. Parent’s Hope

    Enrolment certificate for the Juvenile Order of Rechabites dated 1874, belonging to Thomas Jones. The International Order of Rechabites were a temperance friendly society founded in 1835. Friendly societies were...

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  2. Four legs are better than one

    This friendly zebra gazes out from the pages of Ulyssis Aldrovandi’s De Quadrupedibus solipedibus, published in Bologna in 1649. This important zoological work illustrates and describes several important hoofed quadrupeds,...

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  3. Voices

    Chetham’s is proud to have developed strong links with Bolton University’s MA Photography course, led by a good friend of the Library, Ian Beesley. For the last couple of years,...

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