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Title
A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making
Names
Herschel, Julia, 1842-1933 (Author)
R. Barrett and Sons (Printer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1869
Place: London
Publisher: s.n.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1869 10-233
Topics
Lace and lace making -- Greece
Lace and lace making -- Italy
Blueprinting
Genres
patterns
Specimens
Books
Photographs
handbooks
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Issued anonymously; by Julia Herschel. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.), III, p. 5, which identifies the 2nd ed., with title "A handbook of Greek lace making" (1870), as by Herschel. Cf. also Karl W. Hiersemann (Firm). Catalog 81, 1891: Kunstgewerbe, no. 230.
Biographical/historical: Julia Herschel was the daughter of Sir John Herschel, who invented the cyanotype process.
Creation/production credits: "Entered at Stationers' Hall"--Label on t.p.
Acquisition: Purchase; Hans P. Kraus; 962 Park Avenue,New York, New York 10028; 3/17/2006
Exhibitions: NYPL Exhibition ID TL 18.02.026 applies only to pages 10-11 and 20-[21].
Content: Cyanotypes on pages 10 and 11 measure 7 1/8 x 4 7/8 inches.
Physical Description
Photograms
Cyanotypes
Extent: 20 p., [15] leaves of plates : ill., photos. ; 18 cm.
Spencer Coll. copy has ms. note at end of text, initialed "J.H.," regarding supplier of braids for lace making; legends for most ill. are supplied in ms., in the same hand.
Description
Contains 22 full-page or smaller mounted cyanotype negatives. There are also several line cuts in the text.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79996923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16334431
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 18.02.026
Photo Order: 54905
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d4039640-1257-0138-5dce-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1842: Creator Born
  • 1869: Issued
  • 1933: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1869. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed5ee680-ffb8-0135-dfb4-075ccbefab36

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed5ee680-ffb8-0135-dfb4-075ccbefab36

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1869). A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ed5ee680-ffb8-0135-dfb4-075ccbefab36

Wikipedia Citation

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A handbook for Greek and Roman lace making