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Memories of childhood : 1942-1944

Title
Memories of childhood : 1942-1944 / [Roger Shimomura].
Author
Shimomura, Roger, 1939-
Publication
New York City : Steinbaum Krauss Gallery ; Sundland Park, N.M. : Lawrence Lithography Workshop, [1999]

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TextBy appointment only Spencer Coll. Amer. 1999 10-113Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
  • Sims, Michael, 1944-
  • Samson-Talleur, Linda.
  • Spitler, Priscilla A.
  • Steinbaum Krauss Gallery (New York, N.Y.) pbl
  • Lawrence Lithography Workshop. pbl
  • Hands On Bookbinding. bnd
Description
[24] leaves : col. ill.; 26 x 31 cm.
Alternative Title
1942-1944 : memories of childhood.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artists' books – United States.
  • Typefaces (Type evidence) – Vag Bold Extended.
Note
  • "There are 30 books in the edition"--Colophon. There were also 4 proof copies; cf. Stamey.
  • Title information from leaves [2-3]; "1942-1944" on leaf [2], "Memories of childhood" on leaf [3].
  • "A co-publication project of Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York City, and the Lawrence Lithography Workshop, Sundial Park, New Mexico. The images are derived from a series of paintings about the artist's experiences as a child in Minidoka Concentration Camp in Hunt, Idaho, during World War II. The key line images were drawn by the artist on mylar and exposed to positive working plates. The color plates were hand painted under the artist's direction by workshop staff. The prints were hand printed by Michael Sims at the Lawrence Lithography Workshop on a direct pressure flatbed press. The cover stock paper is 300 gram Somerset Soft White. The interleaving pages are Japanese Goyu. The letterpress printing and blind stamping were done by Linda Samson-Talleur in Lawrence, Kansas. The binding and cover assembly were done by Priscilla Spitler at Hands On Bookbinding in Smithville, Texas"--Colophon.
  • Illustrations: 10 prints : lithograph, col. ; full-page. Printed using a palette of 8 colors. Interleaved with sheets of Japanese Goyu paper on which legends are printed.
  • Letterpress is printed in a "custom-made 18-point Vag Bold Extended type"--Stamey.
Indexed In (note)
  • Stamey, E. Prints of Roger Shimomura
Binding (note)
  • Publisher's black Japanese (Black Mohair) and Italian (Cialux) cloth; design embossed in black foil on cover and spine. Cover design is repeated in blind on leaf [1].
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1999 10-113
OCLC
43871979
Author
Shimomura, Roger, 1939-
Title
Memories of childhood : 1942-1944 / [Roger Shimomura].
Imprint
New York City : Steinbaum Krauss Gallery ; Sundland Park, N.M. : Lawrence Lithography Workshop, [1999]
Indexed In:
Stamey, E. Prints of Roger Shimomura, 117
Local Note
Spencer Coll. copy is no. 26/30; signed in pencil by the artist and dated 1999.
Binding
Publisher's black Japanese (Black Mohair) and Italian (Cialux) cloth; design embossed in black foil on cover and spine. Cover design is repeated in blind on leaf [1].
Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
United States New Mexico Sutland Park.
United States Kansas Lawrence.
Added Author
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Publisher
Lawrence Lithography Workshop. Publisher
Sims, Michael, 1944- Printer of plates
Samson-Talleur, Linda. Printer
Spitler, Priscilla A. Binder
Hands On Bookbinding. Binder
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Amer. 1999 10-113
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