A CITY ON THE BLADE OF A KNIFE

By Jena Gilbert-Merrill,  Class of 2022 A panorama on the blade of a knife is not something we are likely to encounter on our cutlery today. This set of forks and knives in Winterthur’s collection, featuring cityscapes of Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and London, stands out for its unusual use of ornamentation. The [...]

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THINKING OUTSIDE THE QUADRANGLE

By Benét Burton, Class of 2021 A sign of good design is its ability to be reinterpreted. Whether conceptually, theoretically, or physically, a space that can be redefined is an indication of its longevity. In historic spaces such as Oxford University, good design is easy to find and easy to reinterpret. With Dr. William [...]

By |2021-01-12T16:29:16-05:00January 7th, 2021|Featured|0 Comments

NEW ENGLAND COLLEGES IN PAINT & PRINT: CELEBRATING THE WORKS OF ESTERIA BUTLER

By Catherine Cyr,  Class of 2022 Tucked away in a storage box at the Winterthur Museum lies a lithograph depicting a picturesque view of one of New England’s celebrated small colleges. Produced by the Thomas Moore Lithography Studio in Boston, Massachusetts between 1836 and 1837, the print features a view of a college campus [...]

By |2021-01-12T16:28:31-05:00January 6th, 2021|Featured|0 Comments
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