The web page for Writing
on Hands: Memory and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe was
designed for The Trout Gallery by Say1.net.
We are grateful to Jason Say and Mike Fiorill for their
help in creating the complex interactives and the “look” of
At the same time, we thank the lenders to the exhibition
who have granted us permission to reproduce images from their
collections: The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.,
Library of Congress, The Philadelphia Museum of Art,
National Library of Medicine, and The
Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
Each work on this site is labeled with the name of the
lending institution (and it is they who maintain control of
copyrights of images).
We thank the departments of rights and reproductions at
the respective institutions, and, in particular, Richard Kuhta,
Librarian at The Folger Shakespeare Library.
The scholarly content depends on the research and
interpretations of the authors of the accompanying catalogue (to
order, please click the button at top right on your screen), Writing
on Hands: Memory and Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
(Carlisle, PA: The Trout Gallery, 2000):
Richter Sherman, curator and principal author, Brian Copenhaver,
Martin Kemp, Sachiko Kusukawa, and Susan Forscher Weiss.
We are most grateful to Susan Forscher Weiss and the Peabody
Conservatory of Music (The Johns Hopkins University) Renaissance
Ensemble for demonstrating the notes of the hexachord on the
The staff of The Trout Gallery provided the content and
suggested the interactive components of the web page.
Thus, we recognize the valuable contributions of Carrie
Bergman, Dwayne Franklin, Stephanie Keifer, Peter Lukehart,
Martha Metz, and Wendy Pires.
We were very ably assisted by Gallery interns Sara Adams,
Carrie Berger, and Matthew Coleman.
Special thanks go to our Dickinson colleagues Christopher
Francese, Robert Leyon, and Blake Wilson, as well as to
education consultant Michael S. Delluva, for subject expertise.
Finally, we appreciate the research support provided by
the staff of the Waidner-Spahr Library at Dickinson College.