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Library Co. of Phila.
Naturally Fond of Pictures: American Illustration of the 1840s and 1850s
by Karen Nipps, curator.
Organized by Karen Nipps, this colorful exhibition of books, periodicals, and ephemera documented the truth of cracker-barrel philosopher Frederick W. Sawyer's 1860 saying that man was a species naturally fond of pictures. The mid-19th century was an important era in American illustration that has frequently been overlooked by historians. (Philadelphia: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1989.)
Anne Hampton Brewster: 19th-Century Author and "Social Outlaw"
Rittenhouse Mill and the Beginnings of Papermaking in America
Baxter’s Panorama of Chestnut Street (1859)
Right Living: An Anglo-American Tradition of Self-Help Medicine and Hygiene
Southeast Prospect of the City of Philadelphia (ca. 1720)
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