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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

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