PRINTS AT THE SMITHSONIAN: THE ORIGINS OF A NATIONAL COLLECTION. Helena E. Wright.

PRINTS AT THE SMITHSONIAN: THE ORIGINS OF A NATIONAL COLLECTION.

  • Washington, DC: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 1996.
  • oblong 8vo.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • 71+(1) pages
  • ISBN: 0929847

Price: $25.00  other currencies

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Publication in conjunction with an exhibition celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution in the Hall of Printing and Graphic Arts. Chronology, listing of Smithsonian print collections, introduction by Alan Fern. Checklist of the exhibition follows text including Old Master prints and 16 works by American printmakers. Chronology, and descriptions of representative print collections (the Marsh, Cranch, Ferris, Colgate, Sloan, Kistler, Schoff, and Holman collections and the American Wood Engraving and Photomechanical collections). Black and white frontispiece, illustrations throughout text.