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Back cover of the 1870 Atlantic Almanac with L. Prang and Co. Fine Art Printers advertisement

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Title:
Back cover of the 1870 Atlantic Almanac with L. Prang and Co. Fine Art Printers advertisement
Description:
The cover of the 1870 edition of "The Atlantic Almanac" features an advertisement for L. Prang & Co., fine art publishers. The ad presents an image of a bust of Alois Senefelder, the German inventor of the lithography, set in an architectural niche, flanked by a lithographic tools, inclusing a roller and stone, lithographs and the figures of Art and Industry. The copy promotes the achievements of the company in introducing the chromolithographic process of reproducing "first-class paintings" in the United States and the social benefits of the high quality of their chromolithographs and the superiority of its work.
Publisher:
Fields, Osgood & Co.
Format:
Periodicals
Ephemera
Genre:
advertisements
periodicals
backs (gathered matter components)
covers (gathered matter components)
almanacs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
SC002: Non-Historic New England periodicals
Subjects:
busts (figures)
lithography
chromolithography
printers (people)
printing (process)
L. Prang & Co.
Bobbett, Hooper & Co.
Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Senefelder, Alois, 1771-1834
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 periodical back cover
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Identifier:
195494
Call #:
SC002.TMP.018