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The Byzantine Emperors on Coins
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One hundred twenty seven Byzantine coins, one for each Byzantine emperor, plus the few usurpers who struck coins are presented in this online exhibition. All the objects have been selected from the Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Coin Collection in order to present the viewer with a glimpse into one of the largest Byzantine coin collections in the world.
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Bookbindings: “Of Making Many Books There Is No End”
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This exhibit examines some methods of binding books and some of the broader significance of particular materials and styles.
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Maria Sibylla Merian
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A contribution to the 25th anniversary of the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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Ces pièces immortelles: Early Numismatic Books in the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
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This exhibition explores the foundations of numismatic study of Roman and Byzantine coins from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries through numismatic catalogues and other publications held in the Dumbarton Oaks Rare Book Collection.
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The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century
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An exhibit of materials from the Dumbarton Oaks Rare Book Collection to accompany the Dumbarton Oaks 2013 fall symposium.
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The Holy Apostles—Visualizing a Lost Monument
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An online exhibition to accompany the 2015 Byzantine symposium on the Holy Apostles and an on-site exhibition in the Orientation Gallery of Dumbarton Oaks.
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Garden Perspectives
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An online exhibit to accompany an installation of archival and contemporary photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens in the Catalogue House, on view beginning November 20, 2015.
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Before the Blisses: Nineteenth-Century Connoisseurship of the Byzantine Minor Arts
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This exhibition examines the ways in which nineteenth-century collections and illustrated catalogs impacted the study and appreciation of early Christian, Byzantine, and medieval “minor arts” before the Blisses began their collections.
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Margaret Mee
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Margaret Mee, botanical artist of the Amazon
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Before Byzantium: The Early Activities of Thomas Whittemore (1871–1931)
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This online exhibit presents Thomas Whittemore’s personal and professional activities from 1871 to 1931.
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