Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Collection of artistic, historic and commercial lithographs, 1816-1913

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0790
Bib ID 4079560 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Fuchs & Lang Mfg. Co.
Title Collection of artistic, historic and commercial lithographs, 1816-1913
Physical Description 50 linear feet (map case drawers)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/29_LI-LU_15.pdf

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Arranged according to the published catalogs.



Artistic, historic, and commercial lithographs arranged in chronological order to show the development of lithographic printing in Germany, France, Great Britain, and the United States. The collection, acquired by the Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Co., is comprised of examples of the work of every major 19th century lithographer and lithographic printer, including Senefelder, Hullmandel, Lemercier, and Currier & Ives. The lithographs are arranged according to the numbers in the catalogs published by the company. This chronological sequence is supplemented by indexes to the lithographers and lithographic printers. Unidentified prints are arranged at the end of the collection by country, printer, or publisher

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Lithography records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Sun Chemical Corp., 1952.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed ADS 08/22/79.

Revision Description

2020-06-15 Title changed from "Lithography records". kws

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Currier & Ives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lemercier, Rose-Joseph, 1803-1887 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographic workshops Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithography -- Printing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithography, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithography, British Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithography, French Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithography, German Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Senefelder, Alois, 1771-1834 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID