Grade Range: 6-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 8/6/2009
This website focuses on the process of collecting, and how private collectors and public attitudes have influenced the collection's development and direction. This online exhibition includes sections on the history of printing, the history of print collecting in America, and on artists and curators as collectors. This resource also contains a wealth of prints that can be enlarged and copied as well as a collection of related weblinks.
Multimedia instruction, Museum education, Thematic approach
Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564), an early European physician and professor of medicine, wrote ...
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