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Gallery 1700-1799


The eighteenth century was the Age of the Enlightenment, and the University and the City became 'A hotbed of genius'. The Library enjoyed a legal deposit facility from 1710, and this greatly extended its collections. Library buildings became totally inadequate, and plans for a new Library were included in Robert Adam's designs for the new College building on South Bridge (now known as Old College).

List of Benefactors 1700-1799:

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1580-1699 | 1800-1899 | 1900-1949 | 1950-1999 | 2000-

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