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

SC002.TMP.018 (RS607)

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.

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Details

Collection Name
Non-Historic New England periodicals
Collection Code
SC002
Date Notes
1870
Physical Description
1 periodical back cover
Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000607
AccessID: 839
Other identifier: HNEDID-000607
GUSN
195494
Reference Code
SC002.TMP.018

Record details

Originator
Fields, Osgood & Co. (publisher)
Other People
Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Senefelder, Alois, 1771-1834
Other Organizations
Bobbett, Hooper & Co.
L. Prang & Co.
Descriptive Terms
busts (figures)
chromolithography
lithography
printers (people)
printing (process)
Material Type
advertisements
almanacs
backs (gathered matter components)
covers (gathered matter components)
periodicals
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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