Sample the variety of imagery, designs and printmaking techniques available in the latest addition to the Dodd Research Center’s digital collections: bookplates!  These small artworks, produced to uniquely identify books with their owners and their libraries, illustrate etching, engraving, lithography and woodcut techniques of artists and printmakers from around the world.  The bookplates collection is a component of a large collection of resources that document Ex Libris and the book arts available at the Dodd Center.  Browse over 300 images represented in the digital collection currently.  Additions will follow in the coming months.

Ex Libris Collection, Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries

Bookplate by Gerard Gaudaen for Lou Asperslag

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