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Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870.

Sinclair Hamilton

Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870.

by Sinclair Hamilton

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sinclair Hamilton.
ContributionsPrinceton University. Library.
The Physical Object
Pagination178p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18786838M

The first book illustrator in America was John Foster, a printer of Boston, Massachusetts — according to Hamilton's "Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers" there is some confusion over exactly which of Foster's early illustrations was the first American book illustration. Illustrators and Wood Engravers , Sinclair Hamilton has added more than four hundred items. His book, now out of print, and his collection are already considered the cornerstone of any study in this field, being the first scholarly investigation of the first significant collection of American illustrators and illustration.

These books were frequently illustrated by artists of immense talent, cased in exquisite bindings, and printed directly from wood blocks engraved by master craftsmen. One of this century's greatest collection of such books, formed by Robin de Beaumont, was recently donated to the British For many book collectors, the Victorian period has always /5. Overview Collection Information. Size: linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 5 reels). Summary: Correspondence, typescripts of books, publications and clippings relating to Bolton's published and unpublished works on American art.. UNMICROFILMED: Included are drafts for AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS (N.Y., ), EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT PAINTERS IN OILS, DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN ARTISTS.

John McLenan (–) was an American illustrator and caricaturist. Active from to , his works include illustrations of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations for Harper's Weekly ( - ) and illustrations for two Wilkie Collins novels. Author Sinclair Hamilton wrote of McLenan Discovered by DeWitt C. Hitchcock working in a pork-packing establishment in Born: , United States. Facsimile of c. [Metamorphosis] in Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, , figure While the mermaid verses are quite similar in both the edition and the American Metamorphosis, Eleanor’s is most similar to the earlier British edition.


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Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870 by Sinclair Hamilton Download PDF EPUB FB2

EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS A Catologue of a Collection of American Books Illustrated for the Most Part with Woodcuts and Wood Engravings in the Princeton University LibraryManufacturer: Princeton University Press.

EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS A Catalogue of a Collection of American Books Illustrated for the Most Part with Woodcuts and Wood Engravings in the Princeton University LibraryAuthor: Sinclair [Foreword by Frank Weitenkampf] Hamilton. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Books, Illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.

Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers (Vol. 1) Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers (Vol. 1) Request an Image selling for over 25 years and, though we're more generalists than specialists, we do place a particular focus on books and ephemera in the above areas.

Will travel far and wide to. Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, ; a catalogue of a collection of American books. Sinclair Hamilton EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books, illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.

Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, ; a catalogue of a collection of American books, illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings, in the Princeton Library.

A supplement to the Main Catalogue, issued in Princeton: Princeton University Press, 4to. cloth. xlvii, pages. Engravers and Illustrators ALEXANDER ANDERSON () is known as the first American wood engraver. He started a career as a medical doctor, but soon gave up medicine for the burin.

He was most likely aware of Thomas Bewick, who began to achieve popularity in the early s. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, Princeton: Princeton University Press, Call Number: Special Collections Z P9 Hind, Arthur.

A History of Engraving & Etching from the 15th Call Number: Special Collections NE H66 Century to the Year New York: Dover Publications, Hitchcock, Size: KB. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers,Hamilton, Sinclair: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press.

Comments: Includes many juvenile titles not to be found elsewhere, and also points not to be found elsewhere. Early American Juveniles Published BeforeWelch, DeAlte. From this beginning, print collector Bill Brandt goes on to recount the story of the Society of American Wood-Engravers.

He reveals the medium's intricacies, the controversies sparked between traditional wood-engravers and America's New School, and the international acclaim rightly bestowed on these innovative American : William H.

Brandt. Thomas Nast, cover illustration, Harper's Weekly, English artist/illustrators associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood—Dante Gabriel Rosetti, Edward Burne-Jones, Frederick Sandys, A.B. Houghton, and others—created drawings for books and literary journals.

Typically, these would be translated by wood engravers or wood block cutters. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.

2 vols. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press,Education: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library with an introductory sketch of the development of early American book illustration / By Sinclair Hamilton ; With a foreword by Frank Weitenkampf.

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Keepsake of an exhibition. Illustrated. 48. Hamilton's Early American Book Illustrators and Wood-Engraversa catalogue of the Hamilton collection at Princeton, does not record any examples of illustrated American medical works prior to the edition of the Masterpiece.

Wood engraving is a printmaking and letterpress printing technique, in which an artist works an image or matrix of images into a block of wood.

Functionally a variety of woodcut, it uses relief printing, where the artist applies ink to the face of the block and prints using relatively low contrast, ordinary engraving, like etching, uses a metal plate for the matrix, and is printed.

abandoned engraving advertises Alfred Jones American engraver apprenticed aquatint artist bank-note engraving became book illustrations book publishers book-plates Born in England Boston Charles Charles Willson Peale Conn copperplate delphia designed die-sinker died in Philadelphia Dunlap says early employed England Engraved by John engraved in.

Lynd Kendall Ward (J – J ) was an American artist and storyteller, known for his series of wordless novels using wood engraving, and his illustrations for juvenile and adult wordless novels have influenced the development of the graphic ly associated with his wood engravings, he also worked in watercolor, oil, brush and ink, lithography and : Lynd Kendall Ward, JChicago.

the study of American wood-engraving and for the encouragement of its modern revival, there is a lucid introductory sketch, "Early American Illustration," which shows that Sinclair Hamilton not only gathered but deeply studied his comprehensive collection.

The body of the book .Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, A catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.