MS Am 1118.11. Houghton Library, Harvard University
My object of the week comes from this fascinating article ‘The Lost Gardens of Emily Dickinson‘, which includes images of the author’s botanical specimen albums (now housed at the Houghton Library), also shown above.
Other CFPs, conferences, podcasts, and articles that caught my eye this week included:
The programme for the & the rest is book history conference, presenting new research from students at Edinburgh’s Centre for the History of the Book.
The Chawton House Library podcast.
This interview with Kevin Mumford on his book Not White, Not Straight.
The CFP for the Reception, Reputation and Circulation in the Early Modern World, 1500-1800 conference.
Grayson Perry’s article ‘Are computers killing off craft? Not a chance‘.
The latest issue of Romantic Circles on ‘Systems’.
The new book, Agents of Space: Eighteenth-Century Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture.