Glasgow Incunabula Project and Exhibition update (16/2/15)

University of Glasgow Library

It is now less than a fortnight before our incunabula exhibition Ingenious Impressions opens to the public on Friday 27 February. The publicity banners are up on University Avenue, all the books are conserved and ready to go, and invitations to the private view are in the post – so it must be happening!

Building of exhibition space and book mounts in process Building of exhibition space and book mounts in process

The upstairs exhibition space at the Hunterian Art Gallery is being totally transformed to accommodate the 64 books that passed the final auditions and were selected to star in  the show. Each book is being individually mounted and lit, and the design of the display promises to be spectacularly innovative. It will be a real thrill to see our books finally in position after so much planning and work.

In the background, meanwhile, work continues to complete our project website. A real landmark was reached last week…

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About Jose Ramon Marcaida

I’m a historian of science interested in the history of early modern Iberian science and its connection with Renaissance and Baroque visual culture. More generally, I’m interested in the relation between texts, images and things across the Humanities.
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