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  1. Treatment of “The Risen Christ with St Andrew and St Longinus”: An Andrea Mantegna engraving

    As part of the Miegunyah bequest funding, engravings after Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506) – much sought after by students of Renaissance art – were conserved. Adele Barbara …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/12/17/treatment-of-the-risen-christ-with-st-andrew-and-st-longinus-an-andrea-mantegna-engraving

  2. Conserving the Baillieu’s dragon

    Funding from the Miegunyah Bequest enabled the Baillieu Library’s most requested work of art, The Dragon Devouring the Companions of Cadmus (c.1588), to be conserved. Treatment …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/11/29/conserving-the-baillieus-dragon

  3. The Manicule: A Remnant of Readers Past

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57312771 Between the twelfth and eighteenth centuries, the manicule was one of the most common symbols inscribed by readers in the margins of manuscripts and inserted …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/09/11/the-manicule-a-remnant-of-readers-past

  4. Some Fascinating Early Woodcuts of Women from Boccaccio’s De Claris Mulieribus

    De Claris Mulieribus, or De Mulieribus Claris, translated as ‘Concerning Famous Women’, by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), is a prime example of one of the treasures contained …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/09/07/some-fascinating-early-woodcuts-of-women-from-boccaccios-de-claris-mulieribus

  5. Bound in History – Never Judge a Book By Its Cover…Or Its Spine

    Following the invention of the printing press, bookbinders in the 15th to 18th centuries cut up and recycled earlier handwritten manuscripts from the Middle Ages.[i] Take, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2017/09/05/bound-in-history-never-judge-a-book-by-its-coveror-its-spine

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