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SDPL Digital Collections

Fore-edge painting on book of bridge, river and gondola.
The San Diego Public Library offers patrons and users online access to our Digital Collections. The Digital Collections allows you to explore unusual and rare materials in the San Diego Public Library's Special Collections. These include items in the Wangenheim Collection, such as Babylonian clay tablets, fore-edge paintings, illuminated manuscripts, and more. Only a small fraction of our special collections have been digitized, so be sure to visit the main library to explore our collections in person as well. Be sure to visit our Digital Collections periodically as we are continously adding new digitized materials to our Digital Collections. 

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Copyright and Use of the Images

Images in the San Diego Public Library Digital Archive are not considered to be in the public domain and are covered under U.S. copyright laws, unless otherwise noted. For more information, please see San Diego Public Library Digital Archive: Copyright and Conditions of Use for more information.