Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ben Franklin’s Books: The Library Company of Philadelphia Joins POP

Yesterday the Provenance Online Project (POP) added the first provenance images to the POP Flickr feed from The Library Company of Philadelphia, with many more to be released in the weeks ahead.  This is the first exciting step in adding … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Signature?

Today, April 23rd, is celebrated as Shakespeare’s birthday.  We don’t actually know the exact date of the bard of Stratford on Avon’s birth, but we do know that he was baptised on April 26th so, since baptism often occurred within … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: A question from Newfoundland

Update:  Shortly after posting this blog post some POP contributors found some resources that indicate an 18th century Prior Scipio, who may be the owner associated with this stamp.  View the links in the comments on Flickr here: and … Continue reading

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