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Louis Prang: Innovator, Collaborator, Educator

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Prang's Easter cards

Proofs like this one for an 1886 Easter card advertisement were made for each print. The chromist marked each side with a cross so that the color plates line up. A hole in the upper right corner also allows the chromist to place the sheet of…

Dessert No. 7

Still life image of a glass flute filled with champagne on a clothed table surrounded by a walnut, grapes, and peaches. A fly also stands on the table. This image is from a series of dessert prints published by Prang, and was lithographed by J.…

Prang's Easter cards

This advertisement proof shows steps in the process of creating a chromolithograph. A small hole in the upper right corner was used to keep the sheet of paper in place while printing. The chromist would line the paper according to the lines marked at…