Category: Graphic Arts Collection
The painting depicts the experience of the first wave of the pandemic and is one of 17 pieces of COVID-19-related folk and tribal art from South Asia that was acquired for the Graphic Arts collection. … Each piece asks us to recall our own experiences of the pandemic and to reflect on its manifestation in India, too.
Once a month, five objects from across Special Collections’ vast holdings will be on display in the lobby of Firestone Library for anyone to come and see. Here are the objects featured in October 2023: Object 1: Inkwell: Self-portrait as a Sphinx by Sarah Bernhardt, […]
Princeton University Library’s Special Collections, which hold materials spanning millennia across the globe, have a fair share of demonic depictions lurking on the shelves. One never knows which ghost, goblin, monster, or other feared spectre could possibly come traipsing through the vault’s locked door.
By Will Noel 2023 is the 400th anniversary of the publication of the First Folio, the first edition of the complete works of William Shakespeare, printed by Jaggard and Blount in 1623. To celebrate it, tomorrow we are opening an exhibition entitled “In the Company of […]
By Will Noel Junius Spencer Morgan gave a phenomenal collection of materials to the Princeton University Library, so last year I decided to create a small online exhibition on items from that collection that we have digitized already. With very many thanks to Steve Ferguson […]