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Collection of early graphic art

 Collection
Call Number: AOB 74

Scope and Contents

This collection contains examples of graphic art, primarily before 1800. Many of these materials are not dated; an educated guess as to the age of the material was based on paper type and subject matter.

Dates

  • 1528-1836

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Collection of Early Graphic Art was housed in the former Arts of the Book Collection until its transfer to the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library in 2008.

Arrangement

Organized into five series: I. Figurative. II. Typography. III. Landscape & Architecture. IV. Nature. V. Ornamentation.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/arts.aob.0074

Overview

This collection contains examples of graphic art, primarily before 1800. Many of these materials are not dated; an educated guess as to the age of the material was based on paper type and subject matter.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Collection of Early Graphic Art
Author
Compiled by Sascha Braunig
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale University Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Arts Library Special Collections
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New Haven CT 06511
203-432-1712

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