Blocks Plates Stones Conference in London

An interesting conference for art historians, archivists, museums and artists that aims to standardize how matrices are cataloged, handled and shared: ‘The Matrix Reloaded: Establishing Cataloguing and Research Guidelines for Artefacts of Printing Images.’ Check out the Graphic Arts Collections’ (Julie Melby) blog about the conference: https://graphicarts.princeton.edu/2017/08/06/blocks-plates-stones/ Our friends from the Society of Wood Engravers,…

Philadelphia Engraving Splendors

Our first visit in Philadelphia was Temple University’s Special Collections Research Center with Josue Hurtado, Librarian and Coordinator of Public Services, and Kimberly Tuley, Curator of Rare Books. Kimberly had a wide selection of work for us to view including the Kelmscott Chaucer, which was bound in white goatskin. William Morris’ work really set a…