Presented by The University of Melbourne (Grimwade Centre, Faculty of Arts) and co-hosted with Humanities 21, this exciting and informative program will comprise a series of lectures, performance and immersive interaction with this historically and culturally significant text.

The “Chronicles” is an important resource in Shakespearean and Elizabethan studies. The University of Melbourne’s volume has the potential to contribute to an understanding of British history, book production and woodblock illustration.

This is the final event in the series, and will comprise:

Conservation: the materials, the process, the decisions.
Lecture by Libby Melzer

Selection of book-binding process and wood-block printing demonstration.
Demonstration by Caitlin Knight and Christine Mizzi

What’s next for Holinshed’s Chronicles?
Lecture & Final Word from the Director, Prof. Robyn Sloggett AM

Viewing of Holinshed’s Chronicles
Drinks and Nibbles afterwards.

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TALK:
Holinshed’s Chronicles: Under the Microscope

WHEN: 
Wednesday 20th November, 6.00pm

WHERE: 
University of Melbourne
Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation
806-814 Swanston Street
Carlton, VIC 3053

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Free

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Holinshed’s Chronicles: Under the Microscope