ERIC Number: ED459795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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The Introduction and Early Use of Lithography in the United States.
Barnhill, Georgia B.
This paper discusses the use of lithography in the United States in the early 1800s. Highlights include: the development of lithography in Germany between 1796 and 1798; early expectations for lithography; competition against the existing technology for the production of images--relief prints and copper-plate engravings; examples of 18th-century book illustrations using these earlier technologies; advantages and disadvantages of lithography; examples from the lithographed illustrations from the collection of the American Antiquarian Society; and prominent American lithography firms. (Contains 19 references.) (MES)
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Publication Type: Historical Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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