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Visual Resources Update December/January 2022-2023

Visual Resources Update December/January 2022-2023 Monuments Men and Women in Permanent Exhibition Visual Resources is pleased to provide high quality images from the Albert Sheldon Pennoyer Collection for use in a permanent exhibition at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. The collection is unique in that many of the operation’s principal …

Visual Resources Update November 2022

Visual Resources Presentations in November Visual Resources staff Julia Gearhart, Yichin Chen and Leigh Lieberman were delighted to present to ART 400, the Junior Seminar, on Thursday, November 10. Julia and Yichin spoke about the history of images in the art history classroom, and some of the benefits and challenges of the multitude of digital …

Visual Resources Update October 2022

The Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Lecture On Monday October 3 Visual Resources hosted Dr. Fikret K. Yegül for the hybrid Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Lecture. Dr. Yegül’s lecture was a thoughtful, nuanced examination of the life and career of an exceptional man. Thank you to everyone who attended and we hope to continue to bring …

Visual Resources Update September 2022

Visual Resources Update September 2022 Welcome back! Dr. Leigh Lieberman started in August as our Digital Project Specialist. In this capacity, she’s designing programs around, consulting on, and supporting data management strategies, digital scholarship, and computational methods for art historical and archaeological research. She would love to meet with staff, faculty, and students in the …

Visual Resources Update May 2022

Visual Resources Update May 2022 Visual Resources is the recipient of a co-sponsorship grant from the Princeton University Humanities Council, which will combine with funding from Tufts University to support enhancements to the Sinai Archive project (https://www.sinaiarchive.org). The 6-month grant will fund graduate student work in content creation and metadata improvements as well as developer …

Visual Resources Update April 2022

Visual Resources Update April 2022 Prof. Martha Sandweiss in the Department of History recently donated her 35mm slide collection to VR. We are currently sorting through the contents, including works from the Amon Carter Museum, which Sandweiss collected as an historian of the American West. This subject area is an exciting addition to the general …

Visual Resources Update March 2022

Sherds have arrived! Very recently transferred back to Princeton from the Walters Art Museum, an extensive variety of pottery sherds from the Excavation of Antioch-on-the-Orontes is now available for use as a teaching collection. Thanks to Profs. Arrington and Blessing for their insights on arrangement and identification. Our marble and stone collection was available for …

Visual Resources Update February 2022

Visual Resources Update February 2022 VR was happy to take part in Lucy Partman’s (Ph.D., 2021) ART106 Looking Lab: Experiments in Visual Thinking and Thinking about Visuals course on February 10. Yichin Chen provided glass lantern slide and 35mm slide projection as well as a demonstration of a stereoscope using cards from the department collections. …

Visual Resources Update January 2022

Visual Resources Update January 2022 Visual Resources has been helping faculty obtain images and permissions for their forthcoming publications. This semester we are utilizing the new Michigan/Princeton sinaiarchive.org collection to identify images for what will no doubt be a valuable resource: a book on the icon, edited by Prof. Charlie Barber. If you are a …

Visual Resources Update December 2021

Visual Resources Update December 2021 The food-safe silicone molds were made, the chocolate tempered, the chocolate casts can now be revealed. We have learned a lot about resources on campus, 3d models, molds and casting. If you have any questions about the process, or want to see the models and results, please visit 2-N-7/8 or …