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Jay T. Last Collection of Views: Finding Aid
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Description
The prints in the Jay T. Last Collection of Views consist of over 190 mostly lithographic prints depicting physical locales primarily in the United States. These images date from 1824 to 1913, with the bulk of the items dating between 1840 and 1890, and include town and city views; pictorial maps and plans; landscapes and waterscapes; scenes of rural and wilderness areas; commercial and residential streets and individual buildings and structures; parks, bridges, and monuments; and a small number of interior views. The view prints form part of the Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History and provide rich resources for the study of nineteenth and early twentieth century American printing history, visual culture, and social history.
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196 items
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The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
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Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.