1. Recent donation Dawn…’till Dusk shows the potential of collaborative works of art

    Special Collections blogger Bianca Arthur-Hull speaks to two contemporary artists. The University of Melbourne’s Print Collection recently received a new donation through the Cultural Gifts Program: …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/09/17/recent-donation-dawn-till-dusk-shows-the-potential-of-collaborative-works-of-art

  2. Sa’di’s Gulistan and the Middle Eastern Manuscript Collection

    The Middle Eastern Manuscript Collection of the University of Melbourne was acquired mostly by Professor John Bowman throughout the 1960s, and is made of approximately 190 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/09/14/sadis-gulistan-and-the-middle-eastern-manuscript-collection

  3. Les Hirondelles (The swallows) by Felix Bracquemond

    Les Hirondelles, or The swallows, is an 1882 print by French artist Felix Bracquemond (1833-1914). Bracquemond is today celebrated for his efforts to revive the printmaking …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/09/09/les-hirondelles-the-swallows-by-felix-bracquemond

  4. On romanticising struggles past and present: Print Collection intern Adelaide Greig speaks about history, the pandemic and the importance of university communities

    Albrecht Dürer’s Melancholia is arguably one of the most famous prints in the Baillieu Library Print Collection. There have been many interpretations of the engraving—from its …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/08/31/on-romanticising-struggles-past-and-present-print-collection-intern-adelaide-greig-speaks-about-history-the-pandemic-and-the-importance-of-university-communities

  5. “Mr. Shuter, Mr Quick, and Mrs Green in the characters of Hardcastle, Tony Lumpkin, and Mrs. Hardcastle”, a mezzotint by Robert Laurie

    This charming mezzotint (1776) by Robert Laurie is an engraving of Thomas Parkinson’s painting of the same year, Mr. Shuter, with Mr. Quick, and Mrs. Green, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/08/24/mr-shuter-mr-quick-and-mrs-green-in-the-characters-of-hardcastle-tom-lumpkin-and-mrs-hardcastle-a-mezzotint-by-robert-laurie

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