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4th Week of January 2023

January 29th, 2023

An Exhibit with Legs

Restoring an 1883 lifesize papier mache model of a giant octopus at Harvard’s Museums of Science and Culture.

Restorer Terry Chase and the model


Video: Hesburgh Libraries Analog Preservation and Conservation

A short video about preservation work at Notre Dame Libaries (featuring an appearance by my former Houghton colleague Luke Kelly!)

Still from the video: three librarians examine a book


Posters Power!

An introduction to the poster collections at the Library of Congress.

Palais de glace--Champs Elysées / Chéret.


Three Alexander the Great manuscripts newly digitised

More items from the British Library’s current exhibition Alexander the Great: The Making of a Myth.



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