A selection of films of and about books featured in the Private Lives of Print exhibition.
These films were made by Błażej Mikuła of the Library’s Digital Content Unit.
360 degree rotating film of a copy of Devote ghetiden van den leven ende passie Jhesu Christi with hand-coloured woodcuts, in an early sixteenth century calf binding with panel stamps. The full description of this item is here.
Exhibition curator Ed Potten in conversation with incunabula specialist Laura Nuvoloni, introducing the exhibition and discussing some of the exhibits.
A demonstration of the Library’s historical printing press.
Members of the Conservation team discuss the practicalities of preparing these sometimes fragile books for display.
Exhibition curator Ed Potten discusses the broadside incunabula (single sheets) on display in the exhibition.