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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

American scrapbook of Victorian chromolithographic art prints

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0035
Abstract The creator of this scrapbook of Victorian art prints is unknown but presumed to be American as many of the images were published by H. Hallett & Co. of Portland, Maine, or by Knapp Co. Lith. for the Sunday Art Supplement to the New York Recorder. The scrapbook features large chromolithographic prints (and cut-out images from prints) of beautiful women, mothers and children, cherubs, flowers and fruit, animals, American characters, and George and Martha...
Dates: 1871-1896

Late Victorian era British scrapbook of chromolithographic plates

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0046

This late nineteenth-century British album, created by an unknown author, features scraps, chromolithographic prints, and original artwork, with many images containing motifs of Orientalism and depictions of the colonial British Far East. Other common themes include fashion, religion, literature, and landscapes.

Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1895

Alice Marston scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0421

The Alice Marston scrapbook, 1896-1906, chronicles a decade of Marston family life, revealing information about the social, cultural, and leisure activities of an ordinary upper-middle-class Philadelphia family at the turn of the twentieth century.

Dates: 1896-1906

Gordon A. Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection

Identifier: GRA 0124

Gordon A. Pfeiffer is a Delaware book, postcard, book art, and ephemera collector and an original founder of the Delaware Bibliophiles. The Gordon Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection comprises over one thousand trade cards of Delaware suppliers and merchants.

Dates: approximately 1800-1900, 1974; Majority of material found within 1800-1900

E. G. Renesch Colored Man is No Slacker : poster

Identifier: GRA 0099-F0013

This chromolithographic print produced by E.G. Renesch in 1918 depicts an African American World War I infantryman parting with a woman in a blue dress as he goes off to war. It is captioned "COLORED MAN IS NO SLACKER."

Dates: 1918

Salesman’s samples of late Victorian prints and embossed die-cuts

Identifier: GRA 0133

These salesman’s samples of late Victorian prints and embossed die-cuts consist of 150 chromolithographic posters with two traveling cases. The collection includes idealized portraits of women, comic scenes, prints of babies and children, and genre and landscape scenes.

Dates: approximately 1890s