Friday, November 21, 2008

Plaster Casts

Plastercasts.org is a website from the Beazley Archive at the University of Oxford. The site makes available online images of the archive's plaster casts of classical sculptures, as well as providing an introduction to various aspects of ancient art and archaeology. The site provides information on the role of plastercasts, copies and restoration in the diffusion of classical art in modern times, and also includes sections on the making of casts and the history of Oxford's cast collection.
Link: http://www.plastercasts.org/index.htm
Access: Free