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Finding Pictures: Art of the Book
Join curators Adam Silvia and Sara Duke as they highlight photographically illustrated books and illustrations for books in the Prints & Photographs Division collections. Photographically illustrated books, some dating all the way back to the 1840s, contain actual photographic prints mounted to the pages. Hand-crafted and rare, they explore a wide variety of subjects, from ancient ruins to arctic adventures. With the invention of color photomechanical processes in the 1880s, it became desirable for publishers to incorporate paintings and drawings, often richly illustrated, into their books, leading to the Golden Age of American Illustration that lasted until 1930. Search techniques will be highlighted along with related online resources.

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Image caption: Ricking the reed. Photo by P. H. Emerson, 1886. https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.15667

Sep 13, 2022 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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