ATG Quirkies: You Too Could Be A Da Vinci

by | Apr 17, 2019 | 0 comments

And this post discusses how New York Academy of Medicine Library, in a highly creative response, started a “new initiative called Color Our Collections Week.”  The program is a  “scholarly take on the coloring trend. Now in its third year, the campaign sees, …  archives, special collections, and libraries take to social media with individual images and even entire books compiled from their holdings for the public to color…”

Oh! As you read the essay, you may be surprise that learn just how far back the urge to color the printed image goes.

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies

 

 

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