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Art and Architecture: Wind Room, Sackler Library

The Sackler Library is the premier research library for the study of art and architecture at the University of Oxford. It incorporates the libraries formerly housed at the History of Art Department and the Ashmolean Museum.


Clare Hills-Nova
Art & Architecture Librarian, Bodleian Libraries



Wind Room, Sackler Library, Summer 2015.
Early imprints collected by Professor Wind for the History of Art Department's Library, as well as some other materials, line the walls of this space.

Wind Room, Sackler Library


Edgar Wind banner


Edgar Wind portrait

 Edgar Marcel Wind
 Unknown photographer
© Warburg Institute, London

The Wind Room as a Seminar Room


Thanks to the renovation of the Wind Room in 2015, the Wind Room may now be used as a small seminar room.

Its principal function is for study and teaching, using library materials.


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