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DES MONDES DE PAPIER: L'IMAGERIE POPULAIRE DE WISSEMBOURG (Paper Worlds: Popular Imagery of Wissembourg). Palais Rohan, Strasbourg, 2010. Organized by Musee Alsacien, Strasbourg. Published by Musees de la Ville de Strasbourg. 304 pp. with 298 ills. (292 col.). 30 x 24 cm. ISBN 9782351250839 In French.
Examining the history and prodigious output of the Alsatian printing house established in 1839 in Wissembourg by Jean-Frederic Wentzel (1807-1869), while also discussing the development of photo-mechanical printing processes and the significance of chromolithography in the international dissemination of images, this scholarly and generously illustrated catalogue documents a wide range of works produced by the firm over much of its hundred-year history, including popular prints depicting religious, exotic or historical subjects, atlases and other types of illustrated books, pedagogical sheets, children's games, paper constructions and miscellaneous novelty items.
Artist(s):F. Wentzel (firm); Wentzel, Jean-Frederic (publisher)
Indexing: Western, Europe — France — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Graphic Arts (Prints)
Plans: 69,50
Worldwide Number: 034120
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