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Biblical Illustrations for Easter Sunday

These beautiful color lithographs were printed at the Avil Printing Company in Philadelphia around 1888. The colors seem to be as intense today as the day they were printed. Just one thing to love about color lithographs from this time. … Continue reading

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Color Lithographs from Avil Printing Company Philadelphia

I found these beautiful old color lithograph prints in a battered book at the Goodwill Outlet in Saint Louis. They were printed at the Avil Printing Company in Philadelphia around 1888. The only information I could find about this company … Continue reading

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American City Maps from 1904

The Encyclopedia Britannica was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland as three volumes. One hundred years later the landmark ninth edition (30 volumes) was printed and became known for its eminent contributors, scholarship, and literary style. This … Continue reading

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