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Nineteenth-century Gift Books in Context: Class visit


Most, if not all, of the books you are using in this exhibit were stereotyped. This silent documentary from 1925 includes footage of stereotyping, including making a mold, casting a new plate, and printing multiple pages from plates. The relevant bit starts at 6:28 and goes to about 8:37.

Oxford University Press and the Making of a Book

Engravings are a form of intaglio printing; here is a video

And here is a nice instructional video about lithography


Western Americana

Live Boys of Texas by Arthur Morecamp


Publication Date: 1879