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ENCOUNTERING THE NEW WORLD, 1493 TO 1800. Susan Danforth and William H. McNeill. IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 1988. Published 1991. Organized and published by John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Providence. Circulated by Trust for Museum Exhibitions, Washington, D.C. 112 pp. with 78 ills. (34 col.) and 201 reference ills. 32 x 24 cm. ISBN 0916617378 In English.
Documenting an exhibition based on the holdings of a major repository of printed materials related to the age of European exploration and colonization, this catalogue presents reproductions and descriptions of more than 70 prints, maps and book illustrations representing the types of visual images on which European views of the New World were based before 1800. Includes a broad-ranging discussion of the cultural and political repercussions of the discovery of the New World on both Europeans and Native Americans and an illustrated checklist of the 200 items in the exhibition.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1400-1600, 1600-1800 — Graphic Arts (Prints) — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054591
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