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  1. Chinoiserie: designs of the East and West

    Occasionally, works of art in the Baillieu Library Print Collection will remain mysteries even after a bit of research, such as this series of five Chinese …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/10/29/chinoiserie-designs-of-the-east-and-west

  2. The Mirror of Venus, in Print

    If this engraving appears familiar, albeit here in less colourful tones, that is due to it being a reproduction of Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones’ painting of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/10/21/the-mirror-of-venus-in-print

  3. 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

  4. A leaf from medieval gradual

    This beautiful piece of manuscript is a leaf from a 11th or 12th century gradual, mostly likely originating in Austria or Southern Germany. It features brown …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/10/02/a-leaf-from-medieval-gradual

  5. 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

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