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  1. The Great mirror of folly now digitised

    Het Groote tafereel der dwaasheid or the ‘Great mirror of folly’ as it is known in English, is a unique Amsterdam publication complied around the year …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2019/03/07/the-great-mirror-of-folly-now-digitised

  2. News of the Popish plot

    The 2019 object-based learning program created a headline through the Popish plot pamphlets which amazed students in the summer intensive course: The History of News from Street …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2019/01/14/news-of-the-popish-plot

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

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