Month: October 2007

From Aquatint to Photogravure: Architectural Illustration in the 19th Century

In the Watkinson Library: Exhibition and Lecture

From Aquatint to Photogravure: Architectural Illustration in the 19th Century
September 6, 2007-January 15, 2008

The exhibition, curated by architect and special collections librarian Sally Dickinson, features some of the most influential architecture books of the period with works by John Ruskin, Charles Garnier, contemporary photographers, artists and architects. Hours are 9:30 – 4:30 Mon.-Fri. in the Watkinson reading room.

In conjunction with the exhibition the Watkinson will host a lecture by Trinity Associate Professor of Fine Arts Kathleen Curran entitled Books into Building: The Role of Illustration in 19th Century Architectural Design. The talk will be held in the Joslin Family 1823 Room, Raether Library at 4:30 on October 30. Reception to follow. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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