THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
OUTDOOR SCULPTURE & BUILDING ORNAMENTAITON

Colophons

Artist: Unknown
Date: 1954
Location: Allen Hall

The nine colophons (printer's marks) between the first and second story windows on Allen Hall survey the history of printing. For example, the one with the incription 'ALDUS' identifies the Aldine Press. Aldus Manutius. Manutius (1449-1515) was a pioneering figure in publishing, printing, and typography.

Page author/photos: Ed Teague