Typefounding matrices -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Item — Painting 6
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)....