Polygraphic Society (London, England), The Polygraphic Society, to the patrons and admirers of the polite arts, ca. 1789.]
The Polygraphic Society, to the patrons and admirers of the polite arts.
- [S.l. : s.n. ; ca. 1789.]
- Physical Description:
-  p. ; 23 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNE1855 P75 1789Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Strickland, Walter George. Dictionary of Irish artists p. 71.
Prospectus for the Polygraphic Society. Subscribers were invited to join and thus receive prints as they were issued.
Technique involved "copying pictures in oil colours, by means of a chymical and mechanical process, as to preserve the exact drawing, colouring, and other merits of the original ... discovered by Mr. Joseph Booth ... portrait painter."
- Subject Terms:
- Color prints -- 18th century -- Great Britain.Painting.Prints -- Technique.
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