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Plantin-Moretus Museum.

Plantin-Moretus Museum.

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    Paginationp. 31
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    Read writing from Museum Plantin-Moretus on Medium. Story of a family’s entrepreneurial flair • History of books • Art of printing • Unesco world heritage • #plantinmoretus www. The Plantin-Moretus Museum is well worth a visit for history buffs and anyone really who just wants to glimpse life and work in early modern Europe. All reviews printing press printing house book lovers print shop books and maps printing works audio guide family portraits fascinating history a unesco world heritage site on display old house /5(K).

    "A printer's paradise, the Plantin-Moretus Museum at Antwerp". De Vinne Press via Internet Archive; Rooses, Max (). "Catalogue of the Plantin-Moretus Museum". Museum Plantin-Moretus via Internet Archive; De Vinne, Theodore Low (). "Christopher Plantin, and the Plantin-Moretus museum at Antwerp". [], with caption title: A printer's paradise. The Plantin-Moretus museum at Antwerp. It was reprinted, with the illustrations, for the Grolier club in with title: Christopher Plantin, and the Plantin-Moretus museum at Antwerp. Description: [9], 54 pages: 1 color portrait ; 16 cm: Other Titles: Plantin-Moretus museum Printer's paradise.

      In , Plantin released his first book. In less than twenty years, his publishing house became the biggest and best in Europe. In the museum you can admire the oldest printing presses in the world and in the library, you will find manuscripts and original prints. Normally I prefer to visit museum with tours, in order to learn as much as possible.   Antwerp, Belgium — The City of Antwerp and Google signed an agreement to digitise a large portion of the collections of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library and the Plantin-Moretus entails more than , works from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century that will be made freely accessible in the coming years via Google Books and the library catalogues of both .


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In it will be Plantin-Moretus Museum. book ago that mathematician and inventor Simon Stevin ( - ) died. On International Museum Day, the Plantin-Moretus Museum commemorates the mathematical genius with an online exhibition on Google Arts & Culture.

After all, the 'Officina Plantiniana' was the printer and publisher of almost 90% of Stevin's work. About the Museum The original residence and workshop of the Plantin and Moretus publishing dynasty offers you a unique historical experience, which is why it is a Unesco world heritage site.

The building’s creaking oak planks and panels seem imbued in the history of books, the art of printing and the story of a family’s entrepreneurial flair. Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp: Hours, Address, Museum Plantin-Moretus Reviews: /5.

Europe ; Belgium ; Flanders All reviews printing press printing house book lovers books and maps printing works audio guide family portraits fascinating history a unesco world heritage site on display old house we spent hours antwerp city beautiful /5(K).

The Plantin-Moretus Museum. book museum reopened on October 1, As an ICOM member, I was invited to visit the renovated museum together with the director and staff. The reason was the new arrangement of the exhibitions and the new reading room and depots.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum (Dutch: Plantin-Moretusmuseum) is a printing museum in Antwerp, Belgium which focuses on the work of the 16th-century printers Christophe Plantin and Jan is located in their former residence and printing establishment, the Plantin Press, at the Vrijdagmarkt (Friday Market) in Antwerp, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since Inscription: (29th Session).

Read an old edition of the Plantin-Moretus Museum on This initiative of the Flemish Heritage Libraries contains fully digitised copies of early printed books. You will find 70 works from the museum. T o the old prints. Tip: Browse through the costume book by François Desprez.

This book contains woodcuts of traditional. In our shop you’ll feel as though you are back in the original Plantin printing works. From books to mugs and from designer vases to our own perfume with % natural scents, you can find it all museum shop is open to all: you can enter either from Vrijdagsmarkt or from the museum.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Tentoonstelling najaar (Antwerpen Barok Rubens inspireert). In addition to printing books, the presses also were used for illustrations and drawings, including a fantastic piece showing what the business looked like years ago.

I highly recommend this site to anyone visiting Belgium. Logistics: The Plantin-Moretus Museum /5. The Plantin-Moretus museum in Antwerp, Belgium is one of the nicest printing museums in the world.

Below are pictures from two visits during and The first time I focused on the collection of books and type. After buying a wide angle lens, I returned a second time to photograph the building itself. The Plantin-Moretus Museum’s exhibition BAROQUE BOOK DESIGN, A tale of friendship and collaboration reveals publishers’ love for their trade, and how they have motivated artists, printers and designers in the past and present to create top-quality products.

Today, the building that housed the firm is called the Plantin-Moretus Museum. Moretus and his descendants continued to print many works of note in officina Plantiniana, but the firm began to decline in the second half of the 17th century. It remained, however, in the possession of the Moretus family, which left everything in the office.

The Plantin-Moretus Museum in Antwerp is a unique historical site in the heart of the city. It was the house and workshop of the Plantin-Moretus book printer family – the descendants of Christophe Plantin, the Flemish letterpress trailblazer who printed many important folios, among which the first atlas; the first Dutch dictionary; and the.

Catalogue Of The Plantin-moretus Museum [Plantin-Moretus, Museum, Rooses, Max] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Catalogue Of The Plantin-moretus Museum Author: Antwerp. Musée Plantin-Moretus, Max Rooses.

The Museum Plantin-Moretus sheds light on this versatile genius. Title page from De Thiende, From the collection of: Museum Plantin-Moretus. Simon Stevin was born in Bruges in He was the son of Anthonis Stevin and Cathelyne van der Poort.

He hailed from a prominent family of mayors, aldermen, magistrates and merchants. In this book. Visit the authentic Plantin-Moretus house and museum in Antwerp and go back in time and learn more about the famous printers family.

The Museum Plantin-Moretus is the residential house of the Plantin-Moretus family which contains the publishing house – printing press. The oldest printing presses in the world are here.

They bear witness to the first industrial distribution of knowledge and image. The rich art collection is located. Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp: See 1, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Museum Plantin-Moretus, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among attractions in Antwerp/5(K).

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is an incredible place, and I’ve only covered a fraction of what can be found and experienced there.

From all the books and printing equipment preserved there, to the history of the Plantin-Moretus family and their company, visitors with a. Excerpt from Catalogue of the Plantin-Moretus Museum Both, it is said, were sons of the illustrious Charles de Tiercelin, who died crowned with glory, but devoid of fortune.

His children having to provide for their sustenance by the labour of their hands, resolved to do so with : Museum Plantin -Moretus.

A History of the Plantin-Moretus Museum. The history of the Plantin-Moretus Museum dates all the way back to the 16th-century when Frenchman Christophe Plantin moved to Antwerp.

Though he began as a bookbinder, he quickly established himself as a printer publisher, thus making him the first industrial printer in Europe. Catalogue of the Plantin-Moretus Museum [Museum Plantin-Moretus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.The Plantin-Moretus Museum on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.