Now Available: Fairy Tales Digital Exhibit

The digital pop-up exhibit “Once Upon a Time… Fairy Tales from Around the World” is now available! Curated by former graduate assistant Taylor Henning, the exhibit highlights fairy tale books from the RBML collection while exploring variations of familiar stories from five continents.

Delve into the world of folktales and fairy tales by visiting the exhibit here: exhibits.library.illinois.edu/s/rbml/page/once-upon-a-time.  Below, enjoy a preview of some of the items featured in the exhibit.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North, illustrated by Kay Nielsen (Q. Larsen 839.83 As1nEd1914)
Japanese Fairy Tale: Princess Splendor, the Wood Cutter’s Daughter, a crêpe paper book (398.2 P935)
Little Red Riding Hood, an accordion-style artist book by Warja Honegger-Lavater (IUB01859)

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