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(DOW, JIM). - JIM DOW: VINTAGE COLOR POSTCARD - HARLAN COUNTY COURT HOUSE, HARLAN, KENTUCKY, 1918-21

Title: JIM DOW: VINTAGE COLOR POSTCARD - HARLAN COUNTY COURT HOUSE, HARLAN, KENTUCKY, 1918-21
Description: NP, Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc., 1978, First Edition. Printed Postcard, 8vo, One 6 x 4 " glossy cardstock postcard printed offset recto and verso, 1 color illustration. To mark the 1976 Bicentennial of the United States of America, Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. commissioned twenty-four photographers to record more than one thousand County Court houses across the country using both color and black and white film. The project, directed by Phyllis Lambert and edited by Richard Pare, created the then-most comprehensive survey of an American building type. The Seagram County Court House Archives collection of photographic negatives and master prints was ultimately presented as a gift, with its copyright ownership, to the Library of Congress. In 1978 Horizon published the lovely Richard Pare-edited book of images from this undertaking entitled "Court House: A Photographic Document". This color postcard featuring Jim Dow's color image "Harlan County Court House, Harlan, Kentucky, c1918-21" was issued in conjunction with that release. A brand new, pristine unmailed example of this uncommon ephemeral item perfect for the Jim Dow completeist.. Fine.

Keywords: Jim Dow, "Harlan County Court House, Harlan, Kentucky, c1918-21", Architecture, Architectural Photography, Photo Monograph, Richard Pare, "Court House: A Photographic Document", Postcard, Ephemera and Announcements, - DOW, JIM

Price: US$ 10.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 024179


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