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Philadelphia on Stone: Commercial Lithography in Philadelphia, 1828-1878

edited by Erika Piola
Format
Book
Published
University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press ; [Philadelphia, Pa.] : In association with the Library Company of Philadelphia, 2012.
Language
English
Variant Title
Commercial lithography in Philadelphia, 1828-1878
ISBN
9780271052526, 027105252X
Summary
"A collection of essays examining the history of nineteenth-century commercial lithography in Philadelphia. Analyzes the social, economic, and technological changes in the local trade from 1828 to 1878"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • The first fifty years of commercial lithography in Philadelphia : an overview of the trade, 1828-1878 / Erika Piola and Jennifer Ambrose
  • Putting Philadelphia on stone : an introduction to the techniques used / Michael Twyman
  • James Queen : chronicler of Philadelphia / Sara W. Duke
  • Peter S. Duval, Philadelphia's leading lithographer / Sarah J. Weatherwax
  • Lithographed plates for books and periodicals : a mainstay of Philadelphia lithographers / Christopher W. Lane
  • Commercial architecture in Philadelphia lithographs / Dell Upton
  • Drawn on the spot : Philadelphia sensational news-event lithographs / Erika Piola
  • Philadelphia lithography and American landscape / Donald H. Cresswell.
Description
xxii, 295 p. : col. ill., map ; 26 x 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-276) and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original black cloth; dust jacket. Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2013/2014.
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