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Blake, William



  • Existence: 1757 - 1827

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Graphic Communications Through the Ages: Kimberly-Clark paintings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CSC-0018

The collection consists of 24 paintings illustrating the history methods for illustrating the written word developed between 950 B.C. and the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1966-1971

William Blake, 1800, 1966-1971

 Item — Painting 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: "Graphic Communications Through the Ages" commemorates significant milestones in the history of communications technologies: the development of paper and character forms, typography design, and printing. The paintings were commissioned in 1966 by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation of Neenah, Wisconsin, who employed three internationally-known historical illustrators to produce the series: Robert A. Thom (1915-1979), Douglas M. Parrish (1922-2001), and George I. Parrish, Jr.(1930-1992)....
Dates: 1966-1971

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Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Career in printing 1
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