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  1. Last days to see Japonisme exhibition

    The National Gallery of Victoria’s current exhibition Japonisme: Japan and the Birth of Modern Art (closing on 28th October) explores and showcases the influence of Japanese art …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/10/25/last-days-to-see-japonisme-exhibition

  2. Taking on the Universe

    Special Collections Blogger Anastasia Vassiliadis interviews Kristin Headlam, the artist behind “The Universe Looks Down”, a series of etchings currently on display in the Noel Shaw …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/10/18/taking-on-the-universe

  3. Herodotus: “Histories”

    Labelled ‘the father of history’ by Cicero and ‘the father of lies’ by Plutarch, Herodotus makes for one of the most intriguing writers of the ancient …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/10/15/herodotus-histories

  4. The Rare Books Collection: How did it all start?

    Prior to 1959, the university library’s Rare Books Collection was relatively small. The first significant contribution to the collection was the George McArthur bequest, which was …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/09/18/the-rare-books-collection-how-did-it-all-start

  5. The Gerson incunabulum

    The University of Melbourne’s Rare Book Collection holds around 30 incunabula, or early printed books and these are all digitised. ‘Incunabula’ is a term given to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/09/05/the-gerson-incunabulum

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