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Touring Scotland with Boswell and Johnson

Monday 11 November 2019

HES Archives and Library

Scottish man of letters, and biographer of Dr Johnson, James Boswell (1740 - 1795). Caricature by Rowlandson. c. 1791.

In 1773 the argumentative thinker Samuel Johnson, and his eventual biographer James Boswell, embarked on a tour round the highlands and islands of Scotland. 

Come along for the ride as Joe Waterfield uses HES archive photographs and drawings to recreate this unforgettable journey. 

Follow this with a visit to the Search Room to see related material from the HES Archives.

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