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Saint Louis Illustrated: Nineteenth-Century Engravings and Lithographs of a Mississippi River Metropolis

Reps, John W.

Published by Univ of Missouri Pr, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A., 1989
ISBN 10: 0826206980 / ISBN 13: 9780826206985
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Title: Saint Louis Illustrated: Nineteenth-Century ...

Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good


1989. Harcover, very good condition. Dust jacket, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 140204-D34

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Synopsis: During the nineteenth century St. Louis grew rapidly from a frontier village to a major metropolis. Throughout this period, dozens of artists recorded the appearance of the developing city. Today, the attractive and colorful lithographs and engravings they produced provide an absorbing record of urban growth, allowing us to examine buildings, neighborhoods, business districts, and street patterns as they changed year by year. In the earliest views, artists depicted the skyline of St. Louis as it looked from the Illinois shore of the Mississippi. As the city grew, artists began to portray the city from imaginary vantage points high in the air. These bird's-eye views allowed residents or those living elsewhere to appreciate the city's size, character, and diversity in a manner impossible to convey otherwise until the advent of aerial photography. John W. Reps discusses and illustrates over one hundred of these views in exploring the city's expansion and the evolution of the viewmaker's art. In addition to examining every view and explaining its significance, Reps describes the methods used by artists, printers, and publishers in bringing their work to the public.

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