The history of silhouettes by Emily Jackson

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Author Jackson, Emily, 1861-1947
Author of introduction, etc. Nevill, Dorothy, Lady, 1826-1913
Title The history of silhouettes
Original Publication United Kingdom: The Connoisseur,1911.
Contents Black profile portraiture, its place in art, literature and social life -- The coming of the silhouette and its passing -- Processes: (1) Brushwork -- Processes: (2) Shadowgraphy and mechanical aids -- Processes: (3) Freehand scissor-work -- August Edouart and his book -- Scrap-books. A royal cutter and her work -- Silhouette decoration on porcelain and glass. The silhouette theatre -- Alphabetical list of silhouettists, makers of silhouette mounts and others connected with the craft.
Credits MWS and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class NC: Fine Arts: Drawing, Design, Illustration
Subject Silhouettes
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EBook-No. 69273
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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