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Print Identification for Beginners

Friday, June 7, 2024, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Houghton Library
Open to the public, Presentation,

Registration is required. There are no seats available but a waiting list is available.

Do you know the difference between a woodcut and a wood engraving? Copperplate engraving and aquatint? Do you find lithography mysterious? Spend some time with Houghton Library Printing and Graphic Arts studying remarkable examples of traditional printing methods and learning some tips and tricks for identifying prints!

"Print Identification for Beginners" will be offered on two days, and space is limited. Please register for one session only. This is the listing for the Friday, June 7 session. Follow this link to register for the Thursday, June 6 session. 

Image: W. M. Thackeray (1811–1863). Etchings by the late William Makepeace Thackeray, while at Cambridge: illustrative of university life, etc.: now first published from the original plates. London, 1878. EC85.T3255.878e (B). 

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The workshop is held in Houghton Library's Hofer Classroom. Participants meet in lobby of the library.

We encourage persons with disabilities who would like to request accommodations or have questions about physical access to contact us.

Event Organizer

Kelly Bullard