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CRAYON PORTRAITURE. Complete Instructions for Making Crayon Portraits on Crayon Paper and on Platinum, Silver and Bromide Enlargements. Also Directions for the Use of Transparent Liquid Water Colors and for Making French Crystals. Illustrated
New York: The Baker & Taylor Co., 740 & 742 Broadway, 1892. "Revised and Enlarged Edition". Dark green cloth binding, gilt stamped lettering to spine and front board (black stamped lettering also to front board). Modest wear to binding (rubbing to edges). Previous owner signature and stamp to ffep. Withal, a VG+ example.. 133, [15 (adverts and blanks)] pp. Some black and white illustrations within. 7-5/8" x 5-7/8" "In issuing this second treatise on Crayon Portraiture, Liquid Water Colors and French Crystlas, for the use of photographers and amateur artists, I do so with the hope and assurance that all the requirements in the way of instruction for making crayon portraits on photographic enlargements and for finishing photographs in color will be fully met. To these I have added complete instructions for free-hand crayons. This book embodies the results of a studio experience of twenty-four years spent in practical work, in teaching, and in overcoming the everyday difficulties encountered, not alone in my work, but in that of my pupils as well. Hence the books has been prepared with special reference to the needs of the student..."
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