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Smörgåsbord / smorgasbord with ephemera

  We have many items in our collection. I have spent time to choose material. One advantage when you work much in the stack underground is that you will see much, if you are curious. And have good eyes.   You … Läs mer

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Some beautiful advertising

          Ljusne-Woxna              Nydqvist & Holm               Östergötlands velociped embossing                     Wezäta a printing house   blue covers are uncommon *       Scania                                                                        Norrahammars bruk        Munksjö paper mill     Rich Jonsson                      H Sackmann    Photo: Ann-Sofie Persson (jpeg, tiff). * Yellow, green, purple covers are also uncommon, but you … Läs mer

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Altarskåpsfalsning

En folder som är vikt så att två dörrar öppnar sig, som ett altarskåp. Gate fold brochures. Some of the newest are printed with the HP Indigo technique – digital offset. One double gate fold brochure on the right behind the … Läs mer

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From the Paul Lipschutz poster collection

      When I was walking around in our stack I suddenly met this man. Ivan Kain – ”the World Champion of Russia”. It’s lithography.

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A trade card printed

in a liberty press from Centraltryckeriet in Stockholm ”The Central Printing House”. Printed by a man called Carl Granbom. It’s so sharp. The letters and illustrations are integrated with the paper. It can’t be better! Have a look at this film about … Läs mer

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Virtual shelf for seed catalogues 1900-1970

Working in a national library is a dream come true for many of us but it also means that we’re very restrictive in allowing non-personnel into the stacks. Since our seed catalogues are very popular, I thought that it’d be … Läs mer

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Dream interpretation

My colleague Tuula blogged about the section Magic over a year ago but I thought that I’d revisit this section and focus on dream books. We all have dreams and nightmares and sometimes, it’d be nice to be able to … Läs mer

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Vardagstryck – everyday pressure

Vardagstryck can be translated into English as everyday print or everyday pressure. I prefer the latter! Hubby likes to joke about the name every time I bring up work, which is daily. (I guess he has to amuse himself while … Läs mer

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New request form

You can now request materials from the Ephemera Collection via our new request form. Note that all fields are obligatory. Also, all materials in our collections are onsite loans only. For more information on rules for loans, see our page … Läs mer

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Eat chocolate, be a Nobel prize winner

I blogged in my last post about the Nobel banquet. Continuing on the Nobel theme, I recently came across some articles on the internet extolling the virtues of chocolate consumption in relation to Nobel prize winners, citing the bizarre research … Läs mer

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