Graphics Atlas is a sophisticated resource that presents a unique, object-based approach for the identification and characterization of prints and photographs.
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Take a tour through individual prints in a virtual study collection that contains processes ranging from woodcut to modern inkjet prints.
Compare traits between processes using views made with a variety of lighting techniques and magnifications.
Learn the key identifying characteristics of each process. These pages contain information on how to identify print processes.
Publication Care and Identification of 19th-Century Photographic Prints by James M. Reilly
Care and Identification of 19th-Century Photographic Prints presents technical information in plain, understandable language and is supported throughout by high-quality color reproductions showing the various print types and their forms of deterioration. A key feature of the book is its practical, detailed system for 19th-century print identification. The pull-out flowchart gives step-by-step guidance for identifying major print types. Order your copy today!
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- recognize forms of deterioration
- store, handle, and display prints safely
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