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1994

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

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Characters: Portraits By Robert Weaver, George W. Neubert Jan 1994

Characters: Portraits By Robert Weaver, George W. Neubert

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

character n -S 1: a distinctive differentiating mark: ... d: a conventionalized figure, representation, or expression ... 2: CHARACTERISTIC: as a 0): one of the essentials of structure, form, materials, or function that together make up and usually distinguish the individual: any feature used to separate distinguishable things (as organisms) into categories ... (3): the aggregate of distinctive qualities characteristic of a breed, strain, or type b: the complex of accustomed mental and moral characteristics and habitual ethical traits marking a person, group, or nation or serving to individualize it c: main or essential nature esp. as strongly marked and serving to distinguish ...


Pictures On Stone: American Color Lithography, Daphne A. Deeds Jan 1994

Pictures On Stone: American Color Lithography, Daphne A. Deeds

Sheldon Museum of Art Catalogues and Publications

Art is often defined as the mirror of society. Chromolithography fulfills that defmition because it was invented in response to the changing demographics of post -Civil War America. During the period 1860-1900 a variety of social changes transformed America from a small agrarian society to a giant industrial nation poised on the brink of joining the modem international world. Many aspects of American life were imbued with an egalitarian spirit. The new democracy was especially evident in the reformed educational system. For the first time in U.S. history, public schools were mandated for all U.S. children, and land-grant ...