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Artistic amusements : being instructions for a variety of art work for home employment, and suggestions for a number of novel and saleable articles for fancy bazaars. : illustrated.

Published/Created:
London : "The Bazaar" Office, 170, Strand, W.C., [1879?]
Physical Description:
[2], 112 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT880 .A78 1879 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT880 .A78 1879 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Techniques described include coloring photographs, diaphanie, vitramanie, chrome painting, transparency painting, decalcomanie, queen shell work, china painting, japanese lacquer work and stenciling.
Printed by Alfred Bradley, 170, Strand, W. C.
Date of publication from English Catalog of Books.
On cover: Series 1 and 2.
With wood-engraved illustrations and historiated initials throughout.
Eng. cat. of books, v. 3, p 19
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, both bound in publisher's gilt-stamped maroon cloth. Copy 1 has [4], 32 p. of advertisements at end, not included in pagination, including publisher's "Catalogue of new & practical books ...no. 2, 1885", with numerous wood-engraved illustrations. Copy 2 lacks half-title. Has advertisments, [16] p. at end (dated 1880), not included in pagination; a previous owner has pasted an article titled "Coral and brown paper frames" to the first page of advertisements.
Subject Terms:
"The Bazaar" Office -- Publisher.
Bradley, Alfred -- Printer.
China painting -- Great Britain.
Chrome objects -- Great Britain.
Decalcomania -- Great Britain.
Decorative arts -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fancy work -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Glass painting and staining -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Handicraft -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Japanning -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Britain.
Photography -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Shellcraft -- Great Britain.
Stencil work -- Great Britain.
Transparencies -- Coloring.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1879.
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