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One object, many stories: Medieval flea

03 8664 7099

31 May 2017

The Library houses two million books, pictures, documents, maps and artefacts from across the ages Come and discover their stories.

Learn about the flea trapped in a medieval manuscript for 700 years until it was discovered by one of the library's conservators.

Presenters include Library conservator Katrina Ben and History of the Book librarian Dr Anna Welch.

Content: State Library Victoria

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