The Schøyen Collection comprises major works and rarities by Shakespeare and Goethe — as well as examples of the notorious Shakespeare forgeries. Specialist Sophie Hopkins recounts the colourful story of an 18th-century literary scandal.

5 Minutes With… The Ireland Shakespeare Forgeries

The Schøyen Collection comprises major works and rarities by Shakespeare and Goethe — as well as examples of the notorious Shakespeare forgeries. Specialist Sophie Hopkins recounts the colourful story of an 18th-century literary scandal.

Who would have thought that the roots of American comic books could be found in Switzerland? The Geneva educationalist Rodolphe Töpffer created picture stories that even fascinated Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The detailed realism of his pictures helps us to catch a true-to-life glimpse of him and his students.

The Comic Books of the Enlightenment

Who would have thought that the roots of American comic books could be found in Switzerland? The Geneva educationalist Rodolphe Töpffer created picture stories that even fascinated Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The detailed realism of his pictures helps us to catch a true-to-life glimpse of him and his students.

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Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.