A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making

Collection Data

Description
Contains 22 full-page or smaller mounted cyanotype negatives. There are also several line cuts in the text.
Names
Herschel, Julia, 1842-1933 (Author)
R. Barrett and Sons (Printer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1869
Place: London
Publisher: s.n.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1869 10-233
Topics
Lace and lace making -- Greece
Lace and lace making -- Italy
Blueprinting
Genres
patterns
Specimens
Books
Photographs
handbooks
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Issued anonymously; by Julia Herschel. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.), III, p. 5, which identifies the 2nd ed., with title "A handbook of Greek lace making" (1870), as by Herschel. Cf. also Karl W. Hiersemann (Firm). Catalog 81, 1891: Kunstgewerbe, no. 230.
Biographical/historical: Julia Herschel was the daughter of Sir John Herschel, who invented the cyanotype process.
Creation/production credits: "Entered at Stationers' Hall"--Label on t.p.
Acquisition: Purchase; Hans P. Kraus; 962 Park Avenue,New York, New York 10028; 3/17/2006
Exhibitions: NYPL Exhibition ID TL 18.02.026 applies only to pages 10-11 and 20-[21].
Content: Cyanotypes on pages 10 and 11 measure 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches.
Physical Description
Photograms
Cyanotypes
Extent: 20 p., [15] leaves of plates : ill., photos. ; 18 cm.
Spencer Coll. copy has ms. note at end of text, initialed "J.H.," regarding supplier of braids for lace making; legends for most ill. are supplied in ms., in the same hand.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79996923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16334431
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 18.02.026
Photo Order: 54905
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14f29f00-0882-0133-bf7f-58d385a7b928
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