Theses Doctoral

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

Knox, Page Stevens

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.

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Academic Units
Art History and Archaeology
Thesis Advisors
Hutchinson, Elizabeth West
Ph.D., Columbia University
Published Here
April 30, 2012