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Patterns in Paste: Reflections on Rare Books’ Paste Paper Workshop

On Wednesday, April 6th, the Rare Books reading room underwent its second transformation of the semester from quiet research space to improvised dominotier studio, this time for a workshop in the art of paste paper. The hour-long session – a … Continue reading

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Paste Paper: The Common Knowledge Craft

What do these two images have in common? They may share neither a color palette nor a design, but both depict paste papers found in eighteenth-century bindings. Such papers — some boasting bright shocks of color, others dull or faded — are scattered … Continue reading

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