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. <h3><strong>Mourlot History</strong></h3><p>The Atelier Mourlot, founded in 1852, was a lithographic print shop located in Paris, France. Originally a producer of fine wallpaper, the Atelier Mourlot became involved in the printing of illustrated books as well as high quality posters for the French National Museums and major foreign institutions. By 1937 Mourlot had established its reputation as the largest printer of artistic posters.</p><p>Starting in the 1920's, the Atelier Mourlot was…

. <h3><strong>Mourlot History</strong></h3><p>The Atelier Mourlot, founded in 1852, was a lithographic print shop located in Paris, France. Originally a producer of fine wallpaper, the Atelier Mourlot became involved in the printing of illustrated books as well as high quality posters for the French National Museums and major foreign institutions. By 1937 Mourlot had established its reputation as the largest printer of artistic posters.</p><p>Starting in the 1920's, the Atelier Mourlot was…

Senefelder on Lithography by Alois Senefelder  The invention in the late eighteenth century of lithography, or 'writing on stone,' reshaped the course of graphic arts. Some years later, the father of this world-changing technology, Alois Senefelder, published a description of the process. This English translation of the original German work, Vollständiges Lehrbuch der Steindruckerey, vividly describes Senefelder's struggles to develop and popularize the medium and the...

Senefelder on Lithography by Alois Senefelder The invention in the late eighteenth century of lithography, or 'writing on stone,' reshaped the course of graphic arts. Some years later, the father of this world-changing technology, Alois Senefelder, published a description of the process. This English translation of the original German work, Vollständiges Lehrbuch der Steindruckerey, vividly describes Senefelder's struggles to develop and popularize the medium and the...

Portable press Aldrik Salverda, Dutch connoisseur of portable printing demonstrates his charming little box litho press. This particular model has rather small openings drilled to observe the scraper...

lithoshop:    Senefelder’s portable lithography press, 1818.  Senefelder made this press to take to Pictionary parties, but soon found that people would get irritable and leave after it took him 3 hours to draw, process and print the image.

lithoshop: Senefelder’s portable lithography press, 1818. Senefelder made this press to take to Pictionary parties, but soon found that people would get irritable and leave after it took him 3 hours to draw, process and print the image.

Lithography machine used by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec's time, you should notice the limstone in the center of the press

Lithography machine used by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec's time, you should notice the limstone in the center of the press