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Paper, Wood, And Copper Catalogue, Elizabeth Newsom, Thomas Farrell Apr 2015

Paper, Wood, And Copper Catalogue, Elizabeth Newsom, Thomas Farrell

Staff publications, research, and presentations

This is the catalogue that was produced to accompany the physical exhibit "Paper, Wood, and Copper," of books from the Archives & Special Collections Department at the Santa Clara University Library.


The Birth Of Mass Media: Printmaking In Early Modern Europe, Alison Stewart Jan 2013

The Birth Of Mass Media: Printmaking In Early Modern Europe, Alison Stewart

Faculty Publications and Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

In the digital age, when images and films can be streamed with lightning speed onto computers at the press of a button, it is hard to fathom the society-altering impact the new printed image had when it first appeared in Europe around 1400. The introduction of printed images or repeatable pictorial statements irrevocably changed the practice of manually producing images one by one, by making them available in identical form, as multiple examples printed onto paper, a material that was newly available in Europe. Such multiples appeared first as independent images, then as book illustrations, but either way, this process ...