Tales of Terror, Matthew Lewis, published 1808 © Photography © British Library Board
Percival Delivering Belisane from the Enchantment of Urma, Henry Fuselli. © Tate
The Vampire Lovers (1970). Kine Weekly, 24 January 1970. Private collection
Travelling library of Sir Julias Caesar from Strawberry Hill, acquired in 1757 by Horace Walpole. Photography courtesy of British Library.
Spring-Heeled Jack, Penny Dreadful No.32. Photography © British Library Board
The Nightmare, after Henry Fuseli. Print made by Thomas Burke. London, 1783. On loan from the Trustees of the British Museum.
Poster containing Gothic themes for the play 'Manhood', performed at the Elephant and Castle Theatre in July 1890.
© Dave McKean
If the library's Terror and Wonder exhibition has got you in the mood to have your spine chilled, this is the event for you: guest readers including stand-up comedian Stewart Lee, author Audrey Niffenegger and The League of Gentlemen's Reece Shearsmith will introduce you to mysterious happenings in haunted places.
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