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National Library of Scotland announces this year's Exhibition Programme

The challenges that faced Scotland's pioneering women mountaineers, a diplomatic mission to the Ottoman Empire during the Napoleonic Wars, and women's experiences of major social change in 20th century Scotland are just some of the captivating stories on offer to our visitors this year.

Our exhibitions gallery will feature Her Century: Scottish Women on Film. Running from June Ė August, this curated film of womenís experiences spans the Edwardian era to the Thatcher years.

Later in the year we bring you Petticoats and Pinnacles: Scotlandís pioneering mountain women. This exhibition tells the story of Scots women who overcame social convention to pursue their dreams of travel and exploration.

Other displays include Alan Ramsay and the Scottish Enlightenment, the Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Awards, Engineering and the Stevenson Archive, and Henrietta Listonís travels during the Napoleonic wars marking 200 years since her return from the Ottoman Empire.

We look forward to welcoming you to our exhibitions.

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