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Dolmetsch, Joan D. (ed.).
Eighteenth-Century Prints in Colonial America. To Educate and Decorate.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: 1980. 2nd printing.

A series of papers first presented at a symposium at Colonial Williamsburg in 1974. Includes- The Role of the British Eighteenth-Century Print at Williamsburg - London's images of Colonial America - Views of port Cities as Depicted by Vernet and Other Eighteenth-Century Artists - American Almanac Illustration in the Eighteenth Century - Embellishments for Practical Repositories: Eighteenth-Century American Magazine Illustration - Bickham's 'Musical Entertainer' and Other Curiosities - The Portrait Engravings in Charles Wilson Peale - The Prodigal Son in England and America: A Century of Change - Political Satires at Colonial Williamsburg.

Hardcover. 6"x9", 206 pages, 107 black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Light wear.

Inventory #: 35325
Price: $ 25.00      

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