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The Evolution of the Book

2006.44.913 (RS10371)

Description

Framed black and white photographis print of a mural with tile around it. The mural has twelve figures in it, all wearing white cloaks. It focuses on a figure standing and holding a staff who points his right hand toward the left. The scene is placed in a desert. \n

Details

Maker
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915 (Painter)
Date
1896
Copyright date
Inscriptions
"Copyright 1896 By John W. Alexander" (printed)
"C" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
paper (fiber product)
photographic materials
photographic prints
Print, Photographic
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 14/16 x 17 14/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.913
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222068
Related Items
Title The Evolution of the Book Relationship Photograph of John W. Alexander's "The Evolution of the Book." Original painting in the Library of Congress.

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