Directions for Preparing and painting the New Improved "artographs"

Fall River, MA: Edw. F. Davis & Co. 1882. 16 pages (last 2 blank with just decorative borders) plus pink printed wrappers. Previous owner name "Ella Phelps Ayer, Mass." in ink across top of front wrapper. Creased vertically, and at the corners, with mild soiling. Pink color somewhat faded. Good. Wraps. [21870]

Contains detailed instructions for creating "artographs" which appear to be photographs which are made transparent, and then painted from the rear either directly on the picture which is affixed via a process to an outer piece of glass, or on another piece of glass later affixed to the rear of the first.

A scarce pamphlet, with only 3 copies of this edition in OCLC/Worldcat as of this writing.

Price: $95.00