1977 Imprint Volume 2-1 Spring


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4. Brown, Phyllis Y. “George Caleb Bingham.” Vol. 2, no. 1 (Apr. 1977), 7-9.

In this article, Brown focuses on the paintings by Bingham (1811-1879) that were reproduced as prints. She points out that Bingham credited the reproductions published by the American Art Union with enhancing his reputation. A list of those prints as well as several published by Goupil & Co. and three others is appended to the article.

5. Manning, Kathleen. “Winslow Homer’s Wood Engravings.” Vol. 2, no. 1 (Apr. 1977), 11-12.

This brief article discusses the medium of wood engraving focusing on the reproductions of Homer’s designs published in Ballou’s Pictorial and Harper’s Weekly. She mentions the use of metal casts from the wood engraved blocks required by the large editions of these magazines. Some information is specifically directed at collectors of wood engravings.

6. Philbrook, Douglas A. “Louis Prang and the White Mountain School of Art.” Vol. 2, no. 1 (Apr. 1977), 9-10.

One of the foremost collectors of White Mountain material is Douglas Philbrook. He lists here about two dozen reproductions of paintings of White Mountain scenery and several sets of album cards published by Louis Prang’s firm in Boston.