The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia presents The Spirit of Satire in the Rare Book Department an exhibition that explores the various dimensions of the satiric voice from a visual and literary perspective. Selected works on display include political pamphlets, biblical texts, oriental manuscripts, satiric prints, first edition copies, illustrated children’s books and journals, ranging from the late fifteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
November 23, 2009 - March 19, 2010.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
General tours of the department are held daily at 11:00 a.m.