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ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOREPRODUCTIONS: A MANUAL FOR IDENTIFICATION AND CARE. Eléonore Kissel,...

ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOREPRODUCTIONS: A MANUAL FOR IDENTIFICATION AND CARE.

Introduction by Lois Olcott Price
New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press and the New York Botanical Garden, 2009. 8 x 10 inches. paperback. 140 pages. Introduction by Lois Olcott Price. Second edition with corrections, new prefaces, a redesigned flow chart, and updates to the original text based on new information that has come to light over the past decade. This manual is designed for professional conservators, librarians, private collectors, and researchers who want practical, contemporary insight into preserving architectural plans..... READ MORE

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List of Illustrations.......................................v
Acknowledgments............................................xi
Foreword by Lois Olcott Price...............................1
Introduction by Judith A. Reed..............................3
Preface.....................................................5
Glossary....................................................9
How to Use the Flowchart...................................12 
Flowchart for the Identification of Architectural Photo 
  Reproductions of Drawings and Documents..................13

Part I - Photo reproductions...............................23
Aniline Prints.............................................25 
Blueprints.................................................31
Diazotypes.................................................37
Ferrogallic Prints.........................................45
Photostat Prints...........................................51 
Positive Blueprints and Pellet Prints......................57
Sepia Diazo Prints.........................................63
Vandyke Prints.............................................73
Wash-Off Prints............................................79

Part II - Photomechanical Reproductions....................83
Electrostatic Prints.......................................85 
Gel-Lithographs............................................91
Hectographs................................................97 

Appendix 1: Chart: Classification of Architectural 
  Photo reproductions.....................................101
Appendix 2: Additional Reproductions Found in 
  Architectural Archives..................................103
Appendix 3: Notes on the Storage of Architectural 
  Drawings and Prints.....................................105
Appendix 4: Notes on the Exhibition and Handling of 
  Architectural Drawings and Prints.......................107 
Appendix 5: Current Methods of Reproducing Architectural 
  Plans, 1996 by Kelsey Osborn............................109
Selected Bibliography.....................................117 
Index.....................................................119