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  1. Going to the ballet—A new addition to the Rare Music Collection

    The Baillieu Library’s Rare Music Collection has recently welcomed an exciting new addition. This work comprises two volumes, as part of a limited edition of five …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/10/14/going-to-the-ballet-a-new-addition-to-the-rare-music-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. The company of the Hanged Man

    It is widely accepted that Tarot cards developed in Italy in the 15th century. They sprang out of the playing card tradition and the first engraved …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/05/22/the-company-of-the-hanged-man

  4. Chance and fortune: gaming in France

    More than merely children’s toys, playing cards have a long and fascinating history. In printmaking, they represent some of the earliest examples of the media as …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/05/09/chance-and-fortune-gaming-in-france

  5. Facing The Dragon Arum

    The Dragon Arum or Dracunculus vulgaris (1801), a striking mezzotint illustration, was added to the collection by Rare Books in 2017 and is currently on prominent display …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/04/19/facing-the-dragon-arum

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