"Their Wonderful Mechanism"

Microscopic image of a fly“Their Wonderful Mechanism”: Looking at Bugs in the Age of Enlightenment, a display by graduate art history student Troy Sherman, Class of 2021, opened in the Special Collections Instruction Gallery in March just as the libraries were closing due to the pandemic. The exhibition, drawn from books in the Chapin Library, will be on view once Sawyer Library is open again for visitors. In the meantime, a handlist with Troy’s case labels may be read on Unbound, the Williams digital repository.