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  1. 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

  2. Honing drawing skills with cultural collections

    Drawing workshops run by the University of Melbourne Student Union with Museums and Collections on campus are an important means to hone artistic skills. Students in the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/03/29/honing-drawing-skills-with-cultural-collections

  3. Pygmies versing beasts according to Homer and Pliny

    According to Homer, there existed a tribe of Pygmies, or diminutive people one-and-a-half feet tall, who were constantly at war with cranes (The Iliad book III). …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/03/19/pygmies-versing-beasts-according-to-homer-and-pliny

  4. Glyphs, cyphers and symbols: Mysteries by Romeyn de Hooghe

    It is always satisfying to finally identify works of art in the collection that have otherwise remained cloaked in mystery. Such is the case with a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2018/02/01/glyphs-cyphers-and-symbols-mysteries-by-romeyn-de-hooghe

  5. 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

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