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“Mixed Media” examines how representations of text and sound have shaped our perceptions of the material world, tracing the technologies used to replicate and transmit them. The exhibition features rare artifacts that illuminate 500 years of inventions that record and distribute information—from movable cast metal type to Edison’s model wax cylinder-playing gramophone.

“Mixed Media” will be on view in the Hirshland Exhibition Gallery through March 8, 2019. The gallery is located in The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.

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