Fans of Downton Abbey are eagerly anticipating the U.S. premiere of Season 4 on Jan. 5, when the British television drama resumes with events unfolding in the early 1920s. A trip to Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections offers a glimpse of what may lie even further ahead for Highclere Castle, the real-life estate featured on the show.
In this video, Binghamton University Libraries’ Curator of Rare Books, Beth Kilmarx, talks about the Tilly Losch Collection (located in Special Collections) and its connection to Downton Abbey: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBFJ32pScEM&feature=youtu.be
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Binghamton University Libraries’ Special Collections is located on the second floor of the Glenn G. Bartle Library, off of the North Reading Room.
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