Category: Belgium

A Visit to the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp; Bruce Leigh Myers; Printing Impressions

The Plantin-Moretus Museum is the only museum in the world on the UNESCO World Heritage list, a testament to its importance to the collective interest of humanity. And in visiting and subsequent research into the Officina Plantiniana, it is noteworthy to draw parallels that today’s printing enterprises should consider.

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Plantin-Moretus Museum Marks Famous Printer’s 500th Birthday; Rebecca Rego Barry; Fine Books Magazine

Christophe Plantin, born 500 years ago this May, was one of the most important printer-publishers of his time. To honor the occasion, Antwerp’s Plantin-Moretus Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has planned a series of festive projects and exhibitions to run through 2020.

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