Reading English:

An Exhibition Celebrating the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection

September 5 – December 15, 2014

Kathryn James and Raymond Clemens

 

Announcement of the Exhibition

 

The Osborn Collection

 

Reading English: An Exhibition Celebrating the James Marshal & Marie-Louise Osborn Collection

 

History of the Book Seminar related to the Exhibition with Henry Woudheysen

 

This website provides additional information about the materials found in the cases (Vitrines) on the Mezzanine level of the exhibit.  

Vitrine 1: Early English Materials

Here you can see what the two strips of parchment look like when they are placed alongside one another.  We are fortunate in having strips cut from the same page.  

 

 

 

 

Images in Yale's Digital Library:

1. Bede, fragment from Expositio in Lucae. Beinecke MS 441

 

2. Aelfric, two adjacent strips from a homily for Palm Sunday. England, 11th century, first quarter. Osborn fa26

 

3. Gregory, fragment from Moralia in Job. Beinecke MS 516

 
Vitrine 2: New Technologies for Old Texts

 

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Vitrine 3: 

 

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It’s easy. Just click “Edit Text” or double click me to add your own content and make changes to the font. Feel free to drag and drop me anywhere you like on your page. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.

 

This is a great space to write long text about your company and your services. You can use this space to go into a little more detail about your company. Talk about your team and what services you provide. Tell your visitors the story of how you came up with the idea for your business and what makes you different from your competitors. Make your company stand out and show your visitors who you are. Tip: Add your own image by double clicking the image and clicking Change Image.

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.