Animals Illustrated

by Molly Donnermeyer

8/6/2018

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , animals , illustrations

From early on in our evolution we have been drawn to these living things that exist alongside us. From the prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux to the modernist illustrations of Charley Harper.

Voyages Extraordinaires: The Scientific Romance of Jules Verne

by Molly Donnermeyer

7/20/2018

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Jules Verne , Science Fiction

The French novelist and playwright Jules Verne, the “Father of Science Fiction,” created an elaborate series of adventure novels that became known as Voyages Extraordinaires, which translates literally to Extraordinary Voyages.

The Illustrations of George Barbier

by Molly Donnermeyer

6/13/2018

George Barbier , Art Deco , Art Nouveau , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

Following World War I the style known as Art Deco rose in popularity. Originating in France, Art Deco was a response to the style known as Art Nouveau, which was characterized by its organic and curvilinear lines.

The Art of the Bike

by Molly Donnermeyer

5/11/2018

Charles Dana Gibson , August Sander , Marcel Duchamp , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

Artists have been fascinated by various modes of transportation throughout time, but the bicycle in particular has a way of capturing the imagination.

Etchings & words about the Seasons: The Work of Clare Leighton

by Molly Donnermeyer

4/13/2018

Clare Leighton , Etchings , Illustrations , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

“Spring is here with us. In little wafts it touches the trees and hedges, giving us a feeling of a certainty that it is here for always, and that we have left behind us the cold and wet of winter…”

Artist's Books by Women Artists

by Molly Donnermeyer

3/7/2018

women artists , artists books , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

In honor of Women’s History Month, The Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives will have a selection of rare artists’ books created by women on view throughout the month of March.

The Business of Love: Early Paper Lace Valentine's

by Molly Donnermeyer

2/7/2018

Valentine's Day , Valentine , paper lace , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

These early examples of paper lace valentines date back to the late 19th century.

Herald in the New Year

by Molly Donnermeyer

1/10/2018

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Library , rare books

The books on display in January are The Art of Heraldry: an Encyclopedia of Armory by Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, published by Brentano’s in 1904.

Charley Harper’s Menagerie

by Molly Donnermeyer

3/21/2017

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Mildred in Finland

by Molly Donnermeyer

1/6/2017

MildredFischer , CAM , handcraft , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , Finland

Posted by: Molly Donnermeyer

Holiday Cards by Mildred Fischer

by Molly Donnermeyer

12/14/2016

MildredFischer , Holidays , HolidayCard , CAM , Cincinnati , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

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2016 Presidential Election

by Molly Donnermeyer

10/24/2016

2016 , Election , President , Cincinnati , Ohio , White House , CAM , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

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Cats From the Stacks

by Molly Donnermeyer

6/20/2016

cats , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , library , archives , Illustrations

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Vintage Valentines on View!

by Molly Donnermeyer

2/16/2016

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Posted By: Molly Donnermeyer

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

by Molly Donnermeyer

1/29/2016

Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , library , archives , Molly Donnermeyer , travel , New Year

Posted By: Molly Donnermeyer

Get work done here!

by Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

3/29/2015

library , archives , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , research , students

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Hooray for Hollywood! Now on display in #CAMLibrary…

by Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives

3/22/2015

library , Mary R. Schiff Library and Archives , archives , Hollywood , photography , Geoff Edwards

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