If you have spent time in our Special Collections reading room with some of our 17-20th century books, you may have marveled at some of the patterns that form the endpapers of your chosen material. While probably not the reason you have requested the book, those papers have a unique history all of their own, … Continue reading Marbled Papers: A Brief History of an Endangered Bookcraft
Happy New Year and welcome to another year of fascinating blogs from UCD Cultural Heritage Collections! Christmas is a time of family and friend get togethers usually around food and maybe a tipple or two. After two weeks of these get togethers, bellies may be slightly larger and the yulehole (yes it is a word!) on … Continue reading What’s on the menu?