Karl Marx at Chetham’s

Visitors to the Library frequently ask to see the famous desk in the Reading Room where Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels studied together, and you can find out more about this hallowed spot on this week’s 101 Treasures page.


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  1. prof premraj pushpakaran

    prof premraj pushpakaran writes — 2018 marks the 200th birth year of Karl Heinrich Marx!!!

    • ferguswilde

      Thanks Prof. Pushpakaran – the Marx 200th is bringing a lot of visitors to the Library, and we’ve had a great deal of interest from the People’s Republic of China in particular.