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Picturing Words all over the web

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 The Libraries exhibition, Picturing Words: The Power of Book Illustration is currently on view at the National Museum of American History. The exhibition features beautifully illustrated books from the collection of the Smithsonian Libraries, including The Nuremberg Chronicle as well as works by Gustave Doré, Walter Crane, Andreas Vesalius and Marcus Vitruvius Pollio.

The exhibition is getting some notice on the web, as well:









http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/aroundthemall/?s=picturing+words

http://goodnaturepublishing.blogspot.com/2009/02/picturing-words-power-of-book.html

http://www.intute.ac.uk/artsandhumanities/cgi-bin/fullrecord.pl?handle=20081005-21495836

http://go.si.edu/smithsonian/notice-description.tcl?newsletter_id=2269374

http://www.gosmithsonian.com/museums/national-museum-of-american-history/http://shaunaleelange.com/2008/11/30/picturing-words-the-power-of-book-illustration/

Elizabeth Periale

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