Print

Printmaking is the process by which an image or text can be reproduced multiple times from a single source, traditionally carved wood or metal. This technology made the wide-scale dissemination of information possible and has had a huge impact on societies across the world. Works in the collection range from 8th-century Buddhist texts, to the independent invention of moveable type in the 15th century, reaching as far as modern fine art prints.

Darani of One Million Pagodas
764-770
Japan
CBL J 1697.2

Highlights

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  • Adam and Eve
    Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)
    1504
    Germany
    CBL Wep 0054

    1 / 9

  • Darani of One Million Pagodas
    764-770
    Japan
    CBL J 1697.2

    2 / 9

  • Eleventh Month (Jūichi gatsu) from Twelve Months of the Southern Quarter (Minami jūni ko)
    Torii Kiyonaga
    c. 1783
    Japan
    CBL J 2421

    3 / 9

  • Five cranes on a spit of sand
    Kubo Shunman
    probably 1816
    Japan
    CBL J 2284

    4 / 9

  • Lying in Hospital, Dublin, Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin
    James Malton (d. 1803)
    1794
    London
    CBL Wep 4167

    5 / 9

  • Popish Plot playing cards, after Francis Barlow (1626-1704)
    1679
    England
    CBL Wep 4182

    6 / 9

  • Printer’s shop (Sculptura in aes)
    published by Philips Galle (1537-1612) after Jan van der Straet (1523-1605)
    engraving
    1580-1605
    Antwerp
    CBL Wep 4073

    7 / 9

  • Proof print of Battle of Oroï-Jalatu from the Conquests of the Western Regions
    engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas
    after Giuseppe Castiglione
    1770
    Paris (France)
    CBL C 1603

    8 / 9

  • Scene from Money Cannot Buy
    17th century
    China
    CBL C 1695

    9 / 9

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