The Dante Alighieri and Divine Comedy Print Collection
Identifier: BPP 6000
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of loose prints and clippings relating to the life of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321). The collection contains many printed examples of variant portrait types of Dante, including engravings based on the portraits of Giotto and Raphael. Also included are posters and other ephemeral materials from the 600th anniversary of Dante's birth in 1865.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
6 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
This collection has been arranged into five series: 1) Portraits of Dante; 2) Illustrations to the Divine Comedy; 3) Biographical/National Representations; 4) Newspaper Reproductions; 5) Miscellaneous Materials. Series are then subdivided by box according to their physical arrangement.
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321.
- Engravings (prints) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Portraits Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Posters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Prints (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- In Progress
- Processed and described in January 2011, by Kayla Durcholz. Revised finding aid 2016, by Hannah Herbst and Julie Tanaka.
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