Gates family Bible

John Gates family Bible, 1877. It is one of the first three items received by the Museum. A very expensive book at the time it was published, this Bible contains over 2,000 engravings by Gustave Dore, many of which are in color. Gustave Dore was one of the most popular and prolific illustrators of all time, producing over 10,000 engravings between 1860 and 1900.