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Mine! Keynote Lecture

John Carter Brown Library 94 George St, Providence, RI, United States

The opening event for the 2014 Art of the Book Program "Mine! Ownership Marks from Curses to Book Plates." This year's theme will explore topics from curses on would be book thieves to the proclamation of the ownership of knowledge via signature. The Keynote Lecture, "Ownership Marks in Early American Books: Oddities & Outliers" will […]

Art of the Book Keynote Lecture: “Vivid Imaginations: the History of the McLoughlin Bros.”

John Carter Brown Library 94 George St, Providence, RI, United States

Laura E. Wasowicz, Curator of Children’s Literature at the American Antiquarian Society, will profile the firm that pioneered color printing technologies in the mid-19th century and gave us the children’s picture book as we now know it. Contact information: To learn more and reserve your seat, contact Kate Lentz at kate@ribook.org or call 401-273-2250.