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Our new catalog is here!

In April we announced the preview of our new catalog, and now it is time to make it official: the new catalog is here! Visit it at The new catalog! Huzzah! TIND ILS (Get comfy; this is a long one. Feel free to scroll down...
From: The Collation on 1 Jun 2022

Online Conference | Periodization of the History of Art

From Le parole della periodizzazione della storia dell’arte: Epoche, stili, maniere nei testi di guidistica e storiografia del Seicento e del Settecento Online / Palazzo Barberini, Roma, 25–27 May 2022 Le giornate di studio Le parole...
From: Enfilade on 25 May 2022

ARCHiOx: research and development in imaging

A photo-essay by the Bodleian’s Senior Photographer and ARCHiOx Technical Lead for the Bodleian, John Barrett   From plate to print: Left to right, albedo, normal map, depth map, shaded render, composite and original print. A copper plate portrait...
From: The Conveyor on 13 May 2022

Invitation to preview our new catalog

Psssst…. we’re working on a new online catalog for the Folger collection. Do you want to help out by having an early look? If so, please keep reading! The link is deliberately buried deep in this blog post because there’s some context we want you...
From: The Collation on 28 Apr 2022

Resource | New Decorative Arts Calendar Unveiled

From the press release (12 January 2022): The Decorative Arts Trust Launches ‘Events in the Field’ The Decorative Arts Trust invites institutions to submit decorative arts programs and welcomes participants to browse listings on the new Events in...
From: Enfilade on 20 Jan 2022

Call for Papers | Close Encounters: The Low Countries and Britain

Jacob Jordaens, A Maidservant with a Basket of Fruit, and Two Lovers, detail, 1629–35 (Glasgow: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum) ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊   ◊ From the RKD: Close Encounters: Cross-Cultural Exchange between the Low Countries and...
From: Enfilade on 9 Jan 2022

Online Publication | Gerson Digital

Published online and freely accessible by the Netherlands Institute for Art History, the RKD (Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie) . . . Gerson Digital — Dispersal and After-Effect of Dutch Painting of the 17th Century The series of Gerson...
From: Enfilade on 9 Jan 2022

ECCO for BSECS Members

Gale is delighted to announce a partnership with the British Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS). This partnership provides free access to Gale’s Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) for all non-affiliated members of the society. From...
From: Enfilade on 9 Jan 2022

Resource | Black Craftspeople Digital Archive

Peter Bentzon, Teapot, 1817–29, Philadelphia, silver and wood (Washington, DC: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, 2010.14). Born in the early 1780s in the West Indies, Peter Bentzon was a free man of color. He apprenticed...
From: Enfilade on 17 Dec 2021

Journal18, Fall 2021 — The ‘Long’ 18th Century?

From J18: Journal18, Issue #12 (Fall 2021) — The ‘Long’ 18th Century? Edited by Sarah Betzer and Dipti Khera A R T I C L E S • Architectural ‘Worlding’: Fischer von Erlach and the Eighteenth-Century Fabrication of a History of Architecture...
From: Enfilade on 15 Dec 2021

Exhibition | The Abyss: Nantes and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1707–183

L’abîme: Nantes dans la traite atlantique et l’esclavage colonial, 1707–1830 as installed at the Musée d’histoire de Nantes (Photo by David Gallard). The graphic elements on the wall and the floor are taken from an eighteenth-century document,...
From: Enfilade on 3 Dec 2021

Basile Baudez on Textiles, Policy, and Lived Spaces in 18th-C Venice

Basile Baudez contributed to this fall’s Princeton Talks series, a new initiative of the Princeton Public Lectures Committee: Basile Baudez, “Regulation & Transgression: Textiles, Policy, and Lived Spaces in 18th-Century Venice,” Princeton Talks...
From: Enfilade on 22 Nov 2021

University of California Press FirstGen Program

From UC Press: University of California Press FirstGen Program At UC Press, we aim to publish and support bold, diverse perspectives that are representative of an inclusive spectrum of voices. This mission informs not only the scholarship we publish,...
From: Enfilade on 19 Nov 2021

Online Database | Shakespeare in the Royal Collection

The Shakespeare in the Royal Collection (ShaRC) project is delighted to announce its fully searchable database of Shakespeare-related objects is now available online, at The database comprises nearly 1,800 prints, drawings,...
From: Enfilade on 11 Nov 2021

Resource | Price Guide for Period Frames

From the press relase (via Art Daily) . . . Eli Wilner & Company has announced that the Price Guide for American and European Period Frames will be made available as a free download. The decision was reached in response to tremendous interest being...
From: Enfilade on 10 Nov 2021

Research Project | Antiquitatum Thesaurus

Cabinet de Peiresc, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie, RESERVE FOL-AA-54, fol. 71r – Source: / BnF ◊    ◊    ◊    ◊    ◊ From the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences...
From: Enfilade on 4 Nov 2021

ANZAMEMS Early Career Fellowship Program

ANZAMEMS is pleased to annouce the lanuch of its new ANZAMEMS Early Career Fellowship Program, which will provide flexible support and mentoring for research and publication to early career researchers in medieval studies, early modern studies, and medievalism....
From: ANZAMEMS Inc on 3 Nov 2021

Addressing Equity and Community Building in Museum Contexts

From the press release (20 October 2021), via Art Daily: Cover Image: Titus Kaphar (b. 1976), Darker Than Cotton, 2017, oil on canvas, 63 x 36 inches (Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, Gift of The Gallery Guild, Inc., 2018.008 / ©Titus Kaphar). The...
From: Enfilade on 26 Oct 2021

Digital Tools for Better Understanding Jean-Henri Riesener

From Art Daily (17 October 2021) . . . Jean-Henri Riesener, Fall-front desk with trellis marquetry and gilt-bronze mounts, 1783 (London: The Wallace Collection, F302). Jean-Henri Riesener (1734–1806)—the German cabinetmaker who emigrated to Paris...
From: Enfilade on 19 Oct 2021

Bodleian manuscripts on the New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room

MS. Gr. bib. d. 6 (P) on NTVMR We are delighted to announce that digital images of over a hundred key manuscripts for the New Testament in Greek at the Bodleian Library are now available through the New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room (NTVMR), hosted...
From: The Conveyor on 15 Oct 2021

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This search feature has a number of purposes:

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Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

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For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

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In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.