Through the Looking Glass-Posner Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Through the Looking Glass: The Changing Experience of Books

Exhibit by Posner Center intern, Vanessa L. Koch
Spring 2010


This exhibit asked people to consider books as artifacts of history and to use the book’s intrinsic qualities as clues to the historic, cultural, and artistic context from which it sprung.

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Photos: Yale University Medical History Library, Posner Memorial Collection

current exhibit

12x10: Twelve Books to Celebrate Ten Years of the Posner Center

By Mary Catharine Johnsen, Special Collections Librarian