16th Century

Renaissance Invention: Stradanus’s Nova Reperta

Written and compiled by Lia Markey, Suzanne Karr Schmidt, and Stephanie Reitzig as a companion to the 2020 Newberry exhibition and book (Northwestern University Press) by the same title. Entries here have been adapted from texts by James R. Akerman, Ikumi Croccol, Olivia Dill, Christopher Fletcher, Marisa Guo, Elisa J. Jones, Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Stephanie Lee, Risa Puleo, Sandra Racek, and John Sullivan.