Special Collections

This category was used for posts created by special collections staff before August 2016. Since then all posts are categorised as Archives and Special Collections posts.

Venetian book illustration

Guest blogpost by Filipa do Rosario Andre, a junior honours History of Art student on placement in Special Collections. Filipa has been identifying examples of 16th and 17th century Venetian book illustration in our collections. Senior lecturer in Art History… Read More ›

Taking Up Arms

Guest blog post by Adam Flynn, Renaissance Art postgraduate work placement student. Heraldry is a fascinating and elaborate system by which coats of arms are devised and deciphered. My own research into the identification of coats of arms included within… Read More ›