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Prints and the pursuit of knowledge in early modern Europe / edited by Susan Dackerman ; with essays by Susan Dackerman ... [et al.].


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781891771583 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1891771582 (Harvard Art Museums : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780300171075 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300171072 (Yale University Press (distributor) : alk. paper)
  • Description: 442 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums ; c2011.

Available copies

  • 1 copy at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 769.94/Dackerman (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Harvard Art Museums, Sept. 6-Dec. 10, 2011, and the Block Museum of Art, Jan. 17-Apr. 8, 2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Printmaking and knowledge -- Constellations and configurations -- Observing nature -- Observation / Lorraine Daston -- The rhinoceros -- Dürer's indexical fantasy: the rhinoceros and printmaking / Susan Dackerman -- Theater of nature -- Illustrated natural history / Claudia Swan -- Measurement -- Printed instruments -- Georg Hartmann and the development of printed instruments in Nuremberg / Suzanne Karr Schmidt -- Mapping -- Allegory -- Allegories of knowledge / Katharine Park.
Dackerman, Susan. (Added Author). Harvard Art Museums. (Added Author). Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art. (Added Author).

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