Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

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From August 4 through September 8 the Center is installing The Making of Gone With The Wind, a new exhibition that opens in the galleries on September 9 and runs through January 4, 2015.

Until the new exhibition opens, while visiting the Ransom Center, be certain to view the Gutenberg Bible and the First Photograph on permanent display in the lobby.



Gutenberg Bible

The Gutenberg Bible

The Gutenberg Bible is the first substantial book printed from movable type on a printing press. The Ransom Center holds one of five complete copies in the United States.

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First Photograph

First Photograph

The First Photograph was taken by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 or 1827. The image depicts the view from an upstairs window at Niépce's estate, Le Gras, in the Burgundy region of France.

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