The Guy Walker Jr. Collection

On deposit since 1981 from the St. Mark's School in Southborough, Massachusetts, the Guy Walker, Jr. Collection consists of 384 volumes documenting the history of book illustration. The most beautiful and significant specimens of each century are here assembled to demonstrate the use of various media and styles in the printed book. From early illuminated manuscripts to twentieth century livres de peintre, the Guy Walker, Jr. Collection complements the Book Arts Collection.



Shown: Colonna, Hypnerotomachia, 1499

 

Contact Us

General Number:
781.283.2129

 

General Reference:
specialcollections@wellesley.edu

 

Hours:
M-F 10-12, 1-4:30

Ruth R. Rogers
Curator of Special Collections
781.283.3592

 

Mariana S. Oller
Associate Curator of Special Collections
781.283.3668


Policies & Procedures:
Faculty class visits (Wellesley College campus only)
Reproductions and Permissions
FAQs

 

Special Collections
Margaret Clapp Library
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481-8203