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Scribner's Monthly 1870-1881: Illustrating a New American Art World

Page Stevens Knox

Title:
Scribner's Monthly 1870-1881: Illustrating a New American Art World
Author(s):
Knox, Page Stevens
Thesis Advisor(s):
Hutchinson, Elizabeth West
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Theses
Degree:
Ph.D., Columbia University
Department(s):
Art History and Archaeology
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Abstract:
This dissertation examines the illustrations and text of Scribner's Monthly, arguably the most prominent monthly magazine during the 1870s. Initiating improvements in reproduction technology and art criticism, Scribner's played a major role in the development of the nation's art world in the Gilded Age, transforming the reception, perception and consumption of images by the American public.
Subject(s):
Art
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Page Stevens Knox, , Scribner's Monthly 1870-1881: Illustrating a New American Art World, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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