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Album of Printed Labels and Show Cards

1856–60
Illustrated by James Bogle (American, about 1817–1873), Illustrated by Joseph Foxcroft Cole (American, 1837–1892), Printer Prang & Mayer (American, active 1856–1860), Printer Louis Prang (American (born in Germany), 1823–1909), Printer Julius Mayer (American (Boston, Massachusetts), 19th century)


Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 44.8 x 34.5 x 2 cm (17 5/8 x 13 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.276

Medium or Technique

Album with multiple impressions of black-and-white and color lithographs

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Albums

(Boston: Prang & Mayer [1856-1860]) 44.8 cm; 45 ff. (some blank); original[?] half blue cloth, thick buff cardboard (cream-colored phase box).


Boston: Prang & Mayer [1856-1860]

Signed

Graphite on upper cover: "This book served me in canvassing the trade in Boston for orders during the years of 1856-60. Louis Prang"

Provenance

E. Wrightson Christopher, Boston (president, Rustcraft Publishers), by whom given to MFA, September 27, 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Wrightson Christopher