1. Imagining a sublime hell: John Martin and Paradise Lost

    I first encountered Romantic artist John Martin’s Satan viewing the ascent to Heaven in 2018, as part of the Dark Imaginings exhibition at the Noel Shaw …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/07/07/imagining-a-sublime-hell-john-martin-and-paradise-lost

  2. Wind-ups during lockdown

    As pandemic lockdowns drag on, cabin fever may also set in as families spend extended time together in confined spaces. A 17th century engraving by Jacques …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/07/01/wind-ups-during-lockdown

  3. Travels with a land seer

    This week’s post has been inspired by fabulous travel destinations. Great cities, architecture and natural wonders feel all that more alluring as we indulge in escapism …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/05/14/travels-with-a-land-seer

  4. Apocryphal pictures

    Navigating ancient texts and images can be a mystifying experience, encountering ‘hidden’ or secret stories in the Bible, known as the Apocrypha, are a provocative example. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/04/30/apocryphal-pictures

  5. A view from the vegetables

    Vegetable seeds and seedlings are some of the many items being panic purchased by nervous communities during the pandemic. This is partly because cultivating vegetables offers …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/04/22/a-view-from-the-vegetables

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