Sublime Miscellany: Treasures of the Rare Book RoomExhibit
This online exhibition highlights works that are part of the Swarthmore College Libraries' Rare Book Room Collection.
Etchings and text by Matthew Schley of objects found while renovating a Pennsylvania farmhouse built in 1807. Pochoirs and introduction by Barbara Henry.
Plant Anatomy Portfolio III is a montage of nature images from various sources: digital photographs, illustrations from anatomical texts, and digital “painting.”
Twelve Justseeds artists created designs that sought to inspire the next generation and their teachers. The designs range from didactic to playful, each one a different take on the idea of education.
Selections from the Interaction of Color (1963). This first edition of the influential book by Josef Albers, a German-born American artist, presents his color theory principles. The illustrations are studies composed of color-printed paper and mounted colored paper, some with cutouts. This book was donated to Swarthmore by Lucy Carol Davis, Class of 1971.
This exhibition offers a snapshot of ways students, alumni and the College have thought about what it means to commemorate, remember and preserve the Swarthmore College experience.