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  1. The Rare Books Collection: How did it all start?

    Prior to 1959, the university library’s Rare Books Collection was relatively small. The first significant contribution to the collection was the George McArthur bequest, which was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/09/18/the-rare-books-collection-how-did-it-all-start

  2. Percy Grainger performing the museum

    I visited the Grainger Museum on Tuesday 21 August. As the 2018 recipient of the IMAC award, I have been keen to explore the many collections …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/08/29/percy-grainger-performing-the-museum

  3. Ukiyo-e under the microscope: Conserving nine Japanese woodblocks from the Baillieu Library Print Collection

    Over the past three months conservators at the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation (GCCMC) have been treating nine Japanese woodblock prints from the Baillieu Library …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/31/ukiyo-e-under-the-microscope-conserving-nine-japanese-woodblocks-from-the-baillieu-library-print-collection

  4. A Ride to Heaven or to Hell? A new Dutch broadsheet in the Baillieu Library’s collection

    A bizarre wagon surmounted by a seven-headed beast makes its way across the centre of a tumultuous image. The grotesque central motif of this 1621 broadsheet …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/07/23/a-ride-to-heaven-or-to-hell-a-new-dutch-broadsheet-in-the-baillieu-librarys-collection

  5. 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

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