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Exhibit opening: Vanished Landscapes
June 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
When: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library
Exhibit: On view June 9 – September 17, 2014
Join us to celebrate a stunning collection of photochroms donated by world-renowned expert Christopher Cardozo.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Reception: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Remarks by Christopher Cardozo at 6:00 p.m.
Photochroms–a photographic form of chromolithography that produces colorized images from black-and-white negatives–were immensely popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Millions of prints were produced depicting thousands of scenes from around the world.
Christopher Cardozo, a world-renowned expert, exhibitor, and donor of thousands of photochroms to the University Libraries shares his expertise in this display of images from a lost world.
This exhibit is co-curated by Christopher Cardozo and Tim Johnson, Curator, Special Collections & Rare Books / E. W. McDiarmid Curator of the Sherlock Holmes Collections.
Exhibit design by Darren Terpstra, Archives and Special Collections.
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the University of Minnesota Libraries.