Alphabet soup at Chester Beatty Library

A new exhibition offers an insight into one of the most valuable collections of art in the world.

12th October, 2014
Z is for Zodiac: a 1661 collection of hand-coloured celestial maps by Andreas Cellarius.

The Chester Beatty Library has the distinction of being the only museum in Ireland to have won the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award. It lives up to its reputation with A-Z, Amulet To Zodiac, an exhibition which offers a new insight into one of the world’s most valuable collections, amassed by Chester Beatty and bequeathed to the Irish nation.

Of paternal Irish stock, New York-born Beatty began collecting rocks and crystals...

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