EMRC Colloquium, 22 March 2013


‘Printed Image and Decorative Print, 1500-1750’

Friday 22 March 2013


Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading, London Road Campus, Building LO22, Room 111

Session 1:

Eric Kindel, ‘Recording knowledge: Christiaan Huygens and the invention of stencil duplicating’

Christiaan Huygens

James Mosley, ‘A Buried Text and an Unknown Iconography of the Making of Books: the Description des Arts et Métiers of the Académie Royale des Sciences, Paris’

Lunch: with an exhibition of early modern printed material from Reading Special Collections and Typography, Small Seminar Room, Special Collections, Museum of English Rural Life.


Session 2:

Clare Backhouse, ‘Ballad Pictures in Seventeenth-Century England: Conventions of Representation’


Angela McShane, ‘Rethinking the Unstable Image: Kings, Queens and Cobblers on Seventeenth-Century English Ballads’

Session 3:

Roundtable discussion led by Rebecca Bullard.

Registration: £10

To register, please contact: Jan Cox, j.f.cox@reading.ac.uk

For further information, contact: Rebecca Bullard, r.bullard@reading.ac.uk

About Cindy

Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at the University of Reading. Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
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