Somerville 140: A history of Somerville in 140 objects

To celebrate the College’s 140th anniversary, we have produced Somerville 140: 1879-2019.

The book, authored by Lizzy Emerson, tells the story of the amazing individuals – including two prime ministers, a Nobel prize-winning scientist and over 70 published authors – and remarkable history of Somerville through 140 objects. A catalogue of the rare, the everyday and the just plain curious, this beautifully illustrated work will include everything from sculpture to teapots and books to bicycle racks.

You can read a foreword to the book from the author here.

Somerville 140 will be available from October 2019 and is published by Scala. Pre-order the book now.

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