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Thursday, June 28, 2018

The art of fore-edge paintings

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The Boston Public Library has made available online more than 200 high-resolution photographs of its collection of fore-edge paintings.  Painting the outer page surface of a closed book was a popular trend in the 17th century and continued into the early 18th century but dropped off as the century came to a close.

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Thanks Bruce!

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