Additional stuff relating to The Shallows, reading 2

LETTERPRESS PRINTING

Letterpress printing and the Twitter hashtag.

Another letterpress documentary (short)

Hatch Show Print website
Below are examples of Hatch Show Prints

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A short documentary about HATCH SHOW
prints!

 

 

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CUNEIFORM
and other early writing
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More info about cuneiform

Cuneiform library at Cornell University. If you click the image icons, the full size images have great detail.

WOAH. The entire waxed tablet collection at the University of Michigan.

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HOW TO BE LESS DISTRACTED.

A tip from artist Miranda July.

BOOKS on the INTERNET

Monkeys in the Margins: The Getty Museum’s Pinterest page all about, (I’m not making this up-the interweb can be an awesome place) mischievous monkeys in Medieval manuscripts. Try saying that five times fast.

Miniature Mondays from the Special Collections and Archives at the University of Iowa. Wee books!

Early Modern books and Manuscript collection at Harvard University. Books bound in human skin.