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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-195494

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

busts (figures)
lithography
chromolithography
printers (people)
printing (process)
advertisements
periodicals
backs (gathered matter components)
covers (gathered matter components)
almanacs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000607
AccessID 839
Other identifier HNEDID-000607

Physical Description

1 periodical back cover

Collection Code

SC002

Collection Name

Non-Historic New England periodicals

Reference Code

SC002.TMP.018

Date Notes

1870

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Fields, Osgood & Co. (publisher)

Material Type

advertisements
periodicals
backs (gathered matter components)
covers (gathered matter components)
almanacs

Other People

Prang, Louis, 1824-1909
Senefelder, Alois, 1771-1834

Other Organizations

L. Prang & Co.
Bobbett, Hooper & Co.

Description Level

Item