[Microscopic Book]

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Photographs of the 2019-2020 artist's book competition honorable mention "Microscopic Book" created by Todd Rychener. Media: alcohol ink, acetate, fabric, paper. Designed to not have an obvious front or back, Microscopic Book can be read left to right starting at either cover. The intention is to bring to mind: biology class microscope slides, 35mm film slides, kaleidoscopes, fossilized amber, gemstones, or underwater sunlight. The first image is of the grey book seen from the top, the cover of the page has a magnifying glass in the middle. The pages are different colors. Image 2, the clear pages of the book ... continued below

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3 photographs : col. ; 1445 x 1080 px. 1482 x 1080 px. 1485 x 1080 px.

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Rychener, Todd 2019/2020.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Special Collections Department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. The department is located in UNT's Willis Library in the fourth floor Reading Room.

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Photographs of the 2019-2020 artist's book competition honorable mention "Microscopic Book" created by Todd Rychener. Media: alcohol ink, acetate, fabric, paper. Designed to not have an obvious front or back, Microscopic Book can be read left to right starting at either cover. The intention is to bring to mind: biology class microscope slides, 35mm film slides, kaleidoscopes, fossilized amber, gemstones, or underwater sunlight. The first image is of the grey book seen from the top, the cover of the page has a magnifying glass in the middle. The pages are different colors. Image 2, the clear pages of the book are opened up, the frames different colors. Image 3, the front and back of the grey book are seen with the magnifying glasses on the front and back. The front and back are tied together by light blue string. Through the clear part of the book colorful swirls can be seen.

Physical Description

3 photographs : col. ; 1445 x 1080 px. 1482 x 1080 px. 1485 x 1080 px.

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This image was taken for use in the digital version of UNT Special Collections' exhibit of its Biennial Artists' Book Competition.

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • 2019/2020

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  • June 17, 2020, 1:52 p.m.

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  • June 23, 2020, 8:48 a.m.

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Rychener, Todd. [Microscopic Book], photograph, 2019/2020; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1703733/: accessed July 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.