Pastimes

We know that patrons come to the Fisher to engage in serious and important scholarship. During our closure due to COVID-19, we're reminding researchers that our extensive online resources are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We also know, however, that people are looking for diversions. The Fisher wants to help, using our collections!

Jigsaw Puzzles

Are you finding yourself re-discovering the fun of piecing together jigsaw puzzles? Why not try putting together a puzzle using images from the Fisher. Please visit our Jigsaw Puzzle page where you'll find a number of Fisher-themed puzzles. If you have any requests for specific images within our collection, just let me know by dropping us an e-mail

Screenshot of jigsaw puzzle web site

Colour Our Collections

Got some crayons or coloured pencils handy? Why not download these images from our collections and channel your inner artist. Here are a few Each of these images can be downloaded as a PDF and printed out. Or load them in to your favourite image software and paint them electronically. When you're done, post them on social media and tag us (#fishercolouring) so we can see how they turned out! 

Wood cut from Ruralia commoda
Wood cut from Ruralia Commoda [ca. 1490-95]
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