The First Time the Heart (A Portrait of Life 1854-1913)
Portfolio of 50 prints on Rising Drawing Bristol; photolithographs with transparent base ink, hand-flamed and sooted paper; image brushed with lithotine and lifted from soot, fused in a mild solution of shellac and denatured alcohol.
Housed in portfolio box created by Bella Forte Designs; bound in Canapetta black Italian cloth with screen-printed text and image; 8 page essay booklet digitally printed on Classic Text natural white paper and bound with saddle-stitch binding.
Each 11 ½” x 14 ¼” (unframed), with 4 varying print window sizes
Portfolio box 2 1/2” x 15 3/8” x 13 1/8”
Edition of 6, 1 A.P.
Published by Island Press at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri