Today's popular hobby of scrapbooking originated in the nineteenth century, when the first chromolithographic prints made colorful images readily available to eager audiences. This reproduction of a rare scrapbook from 130 years ago reflects the creative enthusiasm that greeted the new medium. It als... read more
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Today's popular hobby of scrapbooking originated in the nineteenth century, when the first chromolithographic prints made colorful images readily available to eager audiences. This reproduction of a rare scrapbook from 130 years ago reflects the creative enthusiasm that greeted the new medium. It also offers fascinating perspectives on a woman's thoughts and dreams during the late Victorian era. A bonus CD-ROM, featuring digital files of all of the illustrations in the book, can be easily used for any projects. Modern scrapbookers, cardmakers, advertisers, and all users of digital imagery will find this scrapbook a practical archive of vintage material as well as a timeless source of inspiration.
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