Here at Selectism, we love Connecticut and we especially like to celebrate the great states accomplishments in craft, invention, and manufacture. Despite what you may think about CT today, there is no doubting the pivotal role it has played in the history of American production product. Picturing Victorian America: Prints by the Kellogg Brothers of Hartford, Connecticut, 1830-1880, covers just one small chapter in that history. The Kellogg family maintained a lithography for over four decades, opening five years before Nathanial Currier opened up in New York. Aside from the glorious history of this commercial artists, the book is a grand collection of beautiful works of art. Out now from University Press of New England.

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