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Title(s):

The masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition illustrated.

Additional Title(s):

Illustrated catalogue : the masterpieces of the International Exhibition, 1876

Masterpieces of the International Exhibition, 1876

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Gebbie & Barrie [1876-1878]
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T825.B1 M37 1876+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Vol. 1 has added engraved title page: Illustrated catalogue. The masterpieces of the International Exhibition, 1876.
Each volume has frontispiece plate ([1] leaf) and in-text illustrations; vol. 1 also has many plates which are listed in the contents divided by type (i.e. Engravings on steel, Sculpture, Engravings on wood) and within the type arranged alphabetically by artist with page references to the plate and to the decriptive text. In some cases the "plate" is really an in-text illustration.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gilt-stamped brown half leafter and maroon cloth.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Exhibitions.
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Decorative arts -- Exhibitions.
Machinery -- Exhibitions.
Contributors:
Shinn, Earl, 1838-1886. Fine art.
Smith, Walter. Industrial art.
Wilson, Joseph M. (Joseph Miller), 1838-1902. History, mechanics, science.
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