Spellbound by Harry Potter and the Museum of Magic

Publisher: 
New York Times
Date: 
October 4, 2018
A crumpled piece of paper hanging on the far wall had me mesmerized. It was a sketch of a dark-haired boy with round glasses surrounded by his sour-faced relatives. The page is covered in wrinkles and stained with what looks like coffee. But there he is, the Boy Who Lived, drawn lovingly by J.K. Rowling herself, a full six years before the first Harry Potter book was published. Behind an imposing castle wall, Harry Potter: A History of Magic, an engrossing new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, traces the origins of Harry’s story, not just through the lens of the writing process, but through the many historical, cultural and scientific influences that helped shape and inspire the magic of the books. Read more…
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