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Besotted: Wine and Words
Phone (215) 732-1600
Price $5 per person (in addition to the cost of general admission).
Age Suitability All Ages
Category History

Besotted: Wine and Words

Sunday, Aug 11, 2013 3:00p to 4:00p
Rosenbach Museum & Library Philadelphia, PA

Yes, besotted can mean ‘drunk,’ but it’s also a feeling of infatuation and fascination. This Hands-On Tour focuses on intoxicating artifacts and rare books that chronicle the history of wine and explore its role within literature. From mentions of sherry found in the pages of Shakespeare’s Henry IV to Leopold Bloom’s burgundy in Ulysses, there is no shortage of evidence of historic imbibing in the Rosenbach’s collection.

Led by a member of our staff, spend an hour getting up-close and personal with
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Rosenbach Museum & Library
2008 Delancey St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 732-1600
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