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  1. Les Hirondelles (The swallows) by Felix Bracquemond

    Les Hirondelles, or The swallows, is an 1882 print by French artist Felix Bracquemond (1833-1914). Bracquemond is today celebrated for his efforts to revive the printmaking …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/09/09/les-hirondelles-the-swallows-by-felix-bracquemond

  2. “Mr. Shuter, Mr Quick, and Mrs Green in the characters of Hardcastle, Tony Lumpkin, and Mrs. Hardcastle”, a mezzotint by Robert Laurie

    This charming mezzotint (1776) by Robert Laurie is an engraving of Thomas Parkinson’s painting of the same year, Mr. Shuter, with Mr. Quick, and Mrs. Green, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/08/24/mr-shuter-mr-quick-and-mrs-green-in-the-characters-of-hardcastle-tom-lumpkin-and-mrs-hardcastle-a-mezzotint-by-robert-laurie

  3. Seeing science in early encyclopaedias

    In honour of National Science Week from the 15th to the 23rd of August 2020, we dive into the Special Collections to look at Enlightenment era …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/08/17/seeing-science-in-early-encyclopaedias

  4. Methods of intaglio printing: Engraving versus etching

    Intaglio printing is the opposite of relief printing. This term encompasses a variety of print-making methods in which an image is created as incised sunken lines …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/07/30/methods-of-intaglio-printing-engraving-versus-etching

  5. Castle drawings by Charles Henry Ashdown

    Castles, those formidable stone monoliths that dotted the countryside serving as homes and fortresses, form one of the most enduring images of the Middle Ages in …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/07/15/castle-drawings-by-charles-henry-ashdown

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