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Creator:
Polygraphic Society (London, England).
Title(s):

The Polygraphic Society, to the patrons and admirers of the polite arts.

Published/Created:
[S.l. : s.n. ; ca. 1789.]
Physical Description:
[4] p. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1855 P75 1789
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Strickland, Walter George. Dictionary of Irish artists p. 71.
Caption title.
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.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses
Contributors:
Booth, Joseph, d. 1789.
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