The eminently capable Mr Brown: Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and his magnificent tree moving machine
The Rare Books Collection contains vestiges of many intriguing characters from the worlds of history, science and literature. Amongst the colourful cast can be included the …
Shakespeare in Steel: exploring links between Edward Dowden’s ‘Shakespeare Scenes & Characters’ and the ‘Gallerie Shakespeare’ portfolio of engravings. Part III.
On the 15th July 2016, the University of Melbourne’s highly anticipated After Shakespeare exhibition was officially opened, in the Noel Shaw Gallery of the Baillieu Library. Marking …
Mirror mirror on the wall, whose was the most influential encyclopaedia of them all: the story of Diderot’s radical Encylopédie of sciences, arts and technical crafts
The heroic task of bringing together and documenting the vast canon of human knowledge in written form, has been accomplished by a select number of individuals …
Shakespeare in Steel: exploring links between Edward Dowden’s ‘Shakespeare Scenes & Characters’ and the ‘Gallerie Shakespeare’ portfolio of engravings. Part II.
On the 15th July 2016, the University of Melbourne’s highly anticipated After Shakespeare exhibition was officially opened, in the Noel Shaw Gallery of the Baillieu Library. …
Percy’s tobacco-box contraption: an ingenious experiment for recording musical notation using repurposed materials
This contraption, ostensibly a small wooden tobacco box, is actually an experiment in musical notation hand-made by Percy Grainger. Mounted through the lid of the box …
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