Centre for the Study of the Book - Summer School 2018

Scientific meeting

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Begins on: Wednesday 25 July 2018.
Ends on: Sunday 29 July 2018.
Location: Oxford
Related institutions: University of Oxford
The course is convened by Roger Gaskell. Themes: Origination and transfer of images; relief, intaglio and lithographic printing; the role of the author, draughtsman and printmaker; formal analysis of images; text-image relationships; bibliographical description and cataloguing; the history of scientific, technical, medical, and natural history illustration. The course includes examination of material from the Bodleian Libraries Special Collections, with lectures and demonstrations.
Related keywords: book history, history of science, iconography, illustrated books, illustration technique, manuscript culture, print culture, scientific book, text/image interactions