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Views from the 18th and Early 19th Centuries
December 23, 2008 12:16 PM   Subscribe

Some really beautiful, unusual visuals and reading: The Art of the Pochoir Book. The University of Cincinatti Rare Book archive has some cool stuff, like Leviathan: Watercolors of Whales from William Jardine’s The Naturalist’s Library l 4 pages of a newspaper called The Colored Citizen from November 7th 1863 (awesome to read knowing Obama is elected) l Travel and Exploration in the 18th and Early 19th Centuries: A View of the World through the Art of the Explorers.

More Pochoir (hand-colored) prints. And more from the NYPL. And more from LiveAuctioneers. About Pochoirs.
posted by nickyskye (2 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

Cool, I especially liked this one from the first link.
posted by no_moniker at 1:08 PM on December 23, 2008

This is great.
posted by Pants! at 7:14 PM on December 23, 2008

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