Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles, 1890

£12.00

Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles, 1890, credit Antiche Curiosità©

 

Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles. This fine and original antique Chromolith was printed in  1890, cm. 20 x 29.

In stock

Description

Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles, 1890, credit Antiche Curiosità©

 

Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles. This fine and original antique Chromolith was printed in  1890, cm. 20 x 29.

We Sell Guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps, Prints, Books and Vintage items.

cod. p. 321

 

Chromolithography, or the technique of “printing in colors,” had a dazzling and meteoric life. After centuries of black ink on white paper, chromo-lithography burst onto the American scene about 1840 and then vanished by the 1930s. But during this nearly one hundred year period, chromolithography revolutionized the printing industry and intoxicated the world with lush colorful hues. It transformed calling cards, wedding announcements, greeting cards, tickets, cigar box labels, advertising posters and many other types of printed ephemera into eye-catching works of art that proved too beautiful to be thrown away after temporary use. 

http://www.johngrossmancollection.com/id13.html

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Antique Chromolith, The British Reptiles, 1890”

Your email address will not be published.