Treasures of the Plantin-Moretus Museum exhibit

ID: MNH1231A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 11, Folder: 5

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Summary

An old type mold of type setting, punches and matrices used for Robert Cranjon's "Ascendonica Romaine," 1569, with type newly cast from the matrice and proof. In the exhibition "Treasures from the Plantin-Moretus Museum," of early printing materials from Antwerp, Belgium, sponsored by the Belgian Embassy. The exhibit was circulated to museums and libraries by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service during the summer of 1965.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This file contains one additional print from this event.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 314, Box 11, Folder: 5

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Printing
  • Exhibitions
  • Belgian Embassy
  • Cranjon, Robert
  • Treasures from the Plantin-Moretus Museum (Exhibition)
  • Belgium

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH1231A

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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