Permanent Markers: Aspects of the History of Printing
How did printing help define the modern world? Techniques from eighth-century Japan to Gutenberg, lithography to xerox, printing on ceramic, silk, and metal. Religious texts, printed money, and embossing for the blind. From Victorian era women's rights and abolitionism in Britain, to Cold War era punk in East Berlin. U.S. protest movements from Declaration of Independence to 60s civil rights.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.