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Bestiary Wood Engraving Print

Wood engravings depicting twelve different exotic animals make an attractive print, suitable for framing. The images were carefully printed on the RIT Cary Collection's historic letterpress equipment, using 19th century wood blocks and a cream laid paper. Animals included: tiger, leopard, lion, hyena, eagle, camel, boar, elk, mountain goat, crocodile, kangaroo, and bear.


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Lester Beall Poster: Light

In the 1930s, much of rural America lacked electricity, power, and running water. The Rural Electrification Administration hired graphic designer Lester Beall to create a series of posters illustrating the benefits of electrification. These posters are from the first of three series, created in 1937. The original posters are held in the Lester Beall Archive, at RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.


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Letterpress Stationery, bird
Letterpress Stationery, bird

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Bernie Boston book and poster set

As staff photographer and later White House news photographer, Bernie Boston chronicled the civil dissension and strife of the 1960s, prompted by the Civil Rights and anti-Vietnam war movements; the hermetic, inner sanctum of the White House and its Presidential residents; and history-making newsmakers, scandals, conflicts, and triumphs.


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Letterpress Stationery, Tiger
Letterpress Stationery, Tiger

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Greeting Cards: French Painted Alphabets
Greeting Cards: French Painted Alphabets
Greeting Cards: French Painted Alphabets
Greeting Cards: French Painted Alphabets

Reproduced from an origional lithographic plate in P. Fleury, Nouvel Album de Letters Peintes. Paris: Libraries-Imprimeries Reunis, 1903. Held at the Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection. Cards printed in color on front, blank inside. 8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with envelopes.


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Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century
Greeting Cards: London in the 19th Century

Images from Metropolitan Improvements: London in the Nineteenth Century

London: Jones & Co., 1827.

 

Original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepard, engraved by W. Wallis.
Held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection.

 

Cards printed with image on front, blank inside. 8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with envelopes.

 


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Letterpress Stationery, Camera
Letterpress Stationery, Camera

These beautiful, simple stationery sets are printed by hand in limited runs at the Cary Collection, drawing from our historical collection of metal and wood type. Sheets are blank, with a color illustration at top. Colors may vary. 4 sheets with envelopes.


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Greeting Cards: Flowers, series 2
Greeting Cards: Flowers, series 2
Greeting Cards: Flowers, series 2
Greeting Cards: Flowers, series 2

Color plate printed by C.M. Search of Rochester, N.Y., for a nurseryman's fruit and flower catalog. Search was active from 1880 - 1900 and often used watercolors and a stencil process to produce his lush and evocative images of horticulture products. Held in Melbert B. Cary, Jr. Graphic Arts Collection. Cards printed in color on front, blank inside. 8 cards, 2 each of 4 designs with envelopes.


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Lester Beall Poster: Running Water

In the 1930s, much of rural America lacked electricity, power, and running water. The Rural Electrification Administration hired graphic designer Lester Beall to create a series of posters illustrating the benefits of electrification. These posters are from the first of three series, created in 1937. The original posters are held in the Lester Beall Archive, at RIT Cary Graphic Arts Collection.


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