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In Pursuit of the Picturesque: British Color Plate Books 1776 – 1868

January 22, 2020 · 12:00 pm6:00 pm · Firestone Library

Princeton University Library

On display through March 1.

Showcasing selected items from the collection of Leonard L. Milberg, Princeton University Class of 1953, this exhibition includes nearly 40 large books with colorful, detailed imagery from the British Empire’s expansion at the turn of the 19th century. In Pursuit of the Picturesque highlights the advancement of art through lithographic printing during a period of vast British imperialism and travel.

On display through March 1.

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