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artists' books; By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit 2021


1 sheet : illustrations. Cover title. "Fall 2016." Edition of 80 copies. Creators: Vanessa Hayes, Eleanor Lynch, Samantha Nuno, Marissa Schow, Stephanie Sun, and Caroline Thomas. "Under the supervision of Professor Blassingame, the book was printed on Rives Lightweight paper and the book's container was printed on Langdell Handmade paper. it was letterpress printed using handset metal and wood type. The metal typefaces include Ehrhardt and Ehrhardt Italic, Gill Sans Small Caps, Fournier, Univers and wood type"--Colophon. Hedi Kyle fishbone fold book structure. An artists' book exploring voting rights and identity politics. "We created this book with the intent of shedding light on the history of voting rights within the United States. Our goal was to share voices not often heard within the mainstream and to build a more nuanced conversation then was offered during the polarizing 2016 election period." Library has copy no. 69. Instructor Tia Blassingame is RISD Alumna. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit fall, 2021.

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[Claremont, California] : Scripps College Press, 2016


©[Claremont, California] : Scripps College Press, 2016

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handmade paper; letterpress printing; typesetting; folded books; fishbone fold; paper


13 x 15 cm (folded), in envelope 16 x 16 cm

Divisive and Diverse: A U.S. Voting Story



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