1. Connecting collections at Manchester and Melbourne

    An exciting project afoot is a collaboration between the universities of Melbourne and Manchester to connect these two geographically distant, culturally rich collections. Face-to-face encounters have …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/16/connecting-collections-at-manchester-and-melbourne

  2. Cleaning the English Rare Book Collection

    A team of four conservators from the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation recently completed comprehensive cleaning of the English Rare Book Collection at the Baillieu …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/05/29/cleaning-the-english-rare-book-collection

  3. The company of the Hanged Man

    It is widely accepted that Tarot cards developed in Italy in the 15th century. They sprang out of the playing card tradition and the first engraved …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/05/22/the-company-of-the-hanged-man

  4. Chance and fortune: gaming in France

    More than merely children’s toys, playing cards have a long and fascinating history. In printmaking, they represent some of the earliest examples of the media as …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/05/09/chance-and-fortune-gaming-in-france

  5. Facing The Dragon Arum

    The Dragon Arum or Dracunculus vulgaris (1801), a striking mezzotint illustration, was added to the collection by Rare Books in 2017 and is currently on prominent display …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/04/19/facing-the-dragon-arum

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