Dartmouth, New Hampshire: Librarians Preserve Valuable Books

Posted by admin on Apr 29, 2013

On Thursday afternoon, library collections conservator Deborah Howe showed a tour group her most recent work, a set of mezzotints of anatomical figures from the 18th century.

The colorful images of bones, veins and organs set against a deep green background are stained with blood from their use in medical instruction. The valuable mezzotints will soon be available to students at Rauner Special Collections Library.

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