Early Modern British, European, and Osborn Collections

The early modern European collections support the study of readers and reading, literature, history, the history of science, and the spread of humanist culture from 1500 to 1800.
  • Paleographical Challenge #24

    March 2, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Answer: the top signature is...
  • Paleographical Challenge #23

    February 28, 2020

    For today’s challenge: Which signature is authentic? For bonus points: who created the (less) authentic signature? For smarty pants points: who created...
  • Paleographical Challenge #22

    February 27, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Icth: 27 Inuulnerable to make a man...
  • Paleographical Challenge #21

    February 26, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : To make excellent Ink. Raine water 3...
  • Paleographical Challenge #20

    February 25, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Termino Pasche Anno regni domini...
  • Paleographical Challenge #19

    February 24, 2020

    Today’s puzzle is pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Act 3 rd …reman and...
  • Paleographical Challenge #18

    February 21, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Enter Tr Trueman that made tell me w...
  • Paleographical Challenge #17

    February 20, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : The plott of the conspiracie was To...
  • Paleographical Challenge #16

    February 19, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : John Rigbye barrister, Cliffordes...
  • Paleographical Challenge #15

    February 18, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : That is to saye Firste a crosse of...