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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Richard Rummell Panoramic College Prints - Great Graduation Gifts!

Great gifts for grads - only $45 each!  
We have just a few left of these panoramic college prints by artist Richard Rummell.  

At the turn of the century, Littig & Company commissioned the accomplished artist Richard Rummell (1848-1924) to create watercolors of some of the nations most prestigious colleges. From these watercolors, copper-plates were engraved and a limited number of pulls (engravings) were distributed.
Unlike other college views of the period, the Rummell plates are glorious panoramic views of the entire campus. Art historians speculate that since the views appear to be drawn from an altitude of about 300 ft., it is likely that the artist worked from a balloon.

Amherst College

 The Hotchkiss School

Hamilton College

Vassar College

Lawrenceville School

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