1978 Imprint Volume 3-1 Spring


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9. Bumgardner, Georgia B. “Print Collection Resources of the American Antiquarian Society.” Vol. 3, no. 1 (Apr. 1978), 3-4.

This article introduces the collections housed in the graphic arts department of the American Antiquarian Society, a research library located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Among the important holdings are engravings by Paul Revere and his contemporaries, political prints, commercially published lithographs, maps, and broadsides.

10. Diebold, William,Jr. “Bartlett’s Hudson River Prints.” Vol. 3, no. 1 (Apr. 1978), 8-11,15, 19.Diebold discusses the collaboration between Nathaniel P. Willis and William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) that resulted in the very popular American Scenery, published in London in 1840. Diebold sets Bartlett’s views in the context of other Hudson River views by William Guy Wall and Jacques Gerard Milbert, trying to explain the choice of views and the differences between views of identical locations by the different artists. Diebold also discusses reproductions of the engravings by other engravers and in different media.

11. Fowble, E. McSherry. “William Charles Family Electioneering or Candidate Bob in his Glory.” Vol. 3, no. 1 (Apr. 1978), 16-18, 20.Although recorded by Stauffer, no impression of this important, early political print by Charles (1776-1820) was known until an impression was acquired by the Winterthur Museum. Fowble explains the historical background to this satire issued at the time of a New York City mayoral election in 1806.

12. Looney, Robert F. “Philadelphia Views, 1800-1830; A Preliminary Investigation.” Vol. 3, no. 1 (Apr. 1978), 12-15, 19.This article focuses on prints of Philadelphia that appeared in books and periodicals beginning with the important works by William Birch. This survey reveals considerable diversity of style and some works of fine quality.