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The Watermark Initiative

"Watermarks" Discussion List Archive from Virginia Tech

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Conference Program

Program for The First International Conference on the History, Function, &
Study of Watermarks

Thursday, 10 October

(All sessions will be held in the Wilson Room)

                1:30-2 pm       Opening Remarks and Information

                          2-3 pm        Session 1

Chair   TBA

        Ted-Larry Pebworth (University of Michigan-Dearborn), "Towards a
Taxonomy of Watermarks"

        R. Carter Hailey (University of Virginia), "Watermark Study in
Mixed Paper Quartos:  The Example of Robert Crowley's Piers Plowman (1550)"

                          3:-3:30 pm    Break

                          3:30-5 pm     Session 2

Chair   TBA

        Stephen Shearon (Middle Tennessee State University), "Watermarks
and Rastra in Neapolitan Music Manuscripts, 1700-1825"

        Dexter Edge (University of London), "The Study of
Eighteenth-Century Music Paper:  Problems and Prospects"

        Steven Zohn, "Watermarks at Dresden and Their Implications for
Telemann Chronology"

                      7:30-8:30 pm      Keynote Paper I

        Paul Needham (Sotheby's, New York), "Caxton's Paper Supplies"

        Reception to follow

Friday, 11 October

8-9 am  Continental Breakfast (full breakfast available in the Regency
Dining Room)

                          9-10 am       Session 3

Chair   TBA

        Nancy Ash and Shelley Fletcher (Philadelphia Museum of Art),
"Watermarks in Rembrandt's Prints"

        Brett Charbeneau (Williamsburg Imprints Program), "Practical
Watermark Image Management in the Field"

                          10-10:30 am   Break

                       10:30:-11:30 am  Session 4

Chair   TBA

        Laetitia Yeandle (Folger Shakespeare Library), "Watermarks as
Evidence for Dating and Authenticity in Ben Franklin and John Donne"

        Leonard Rapport, "Watermark Evidence for the Dating of Madison's
Notes to the 1787 Constitutional Convention"

                  11:30 am-1 pm Lunch & Announcements

                     1-2 pm             Keynote Paper II

        Prof. Dr. Ulrich Konrad (Department of Musicology at the Hochschule
fr Musik, Freiburg i.B.),  "The Use of Watermarks in Musicology"

                       2-2:30 pm        Break

                    2:30-3:30 pm        Session 5

Chair   TBA

        Celia A. Fryer (Presbyterian College), "Spanish and Italian
Watermarks in Colonial Guatemalen Books"

        Paul R. Laird (University of Kansas) and Greta Jean Olson (Chinese
University of Hong Kong), "Watermarks in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Music

                         3:30-4 pm      Break

                         4-5 pm Session 6

Chair   TBA

        Jeremy Smith (UC-Santa Barbara), "Dating the Hidden Editions of
Thomas East with Paper Evidence"

        James E. May (Penn State-DuBois), "The Uniformity of Paperstocks in
Mid-Eighteenth-Century Books and Pamphlets, Particularly Dublin Printing"

Saturday, 12 October

                8:00-9:00 am    Continental Breakfast

                      9-10:00 am        Session 7

Chair   TBA

        Carol Ann Eggert (National Gallery of Art), "Phosphorescence
Watermark Imaging"

        Deborah A. Barclift & Michael Skalka (National Gallery of Art),
"The Rembrandt Project on CD-ROM [poster/demo session]

                      10:00-10:45 am    Break

                      10:45-11:45 am    Session 8

Chair   TBA

        David L. Gants (University of Virginia), "Dylux and Digital
Cameras:  Paper Studies at the End of the Century"

        Daniel W. Mosser & Ernest W. Sullivan, II (Virginia Tech), "The
Thomas L. Gravell Watermark Archive"

                         11:45 am       Lunch

                           1:30-9 pm

Optional: Bus trip down Blue Ridge Parkway to Mabry Mill and wine tasting
and dinner at the Chateau Morrisette

                                ...Dan Mosser <dmosser@vt.edu>
                                     VOICE:  (540) 231-7797
                                       FAX:  (540) 231-5692
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The Watermark Initiative was created by

Robert W. Allison
Dept. of Philosophy & Religion, Bates College and

James Hart
Information Services, Bates College Lewiston, Maine, 04240