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Calico Printing By The Block.

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825896
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Textiles -- Manufacture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1852
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC TEXT-Man
Topics
Textile industry
Textile mill workers
Textile printing
Block Printing
Calico-printing
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Foxing on image. Printed on border: "Calico printing. The art of producing figured patterns upon cotton by colored substances." "Four different modes are in use for printing figures upon calico : the oldest is by wooden blocks, on the face of which the design is cut, which are worked by hand. The wood-blocks measure about twelve inches by seven." "One block can only print one color..." Includes additional text.

Source note: Hand-book of the useful arts. (New York : George P. Putnam, 1852) Antisell, Thomas (1817- 1893), Author.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 13 cm. (7 3/4 x 5 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1737402
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17241404
Barcode : 33333159407010
UUID: c7def8b0-c564-012f-4150-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1852: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Calico Printing By The Block." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1852. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-050d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Calico Printing By The Block." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-050d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1852). Calico Printing By The Block. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-050d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Calico Printing By The Block.