The Acme Guide to Coloring Photographic Portraits of all Draperies, Backgrounds, &c. in Transparent Water Colors
Chicago: Mrs. T.M. Starr, 1896.
Softcover. Very good. Fourth edition. 48 pp. 6.5 x 5 inches, in original stapled wrappers. A very good copy, with some chipping to the spine, ownership signature on front cover. Title continues: Including Concise Instructions for Coloring with Transparent Oil Colors and for Enameling Over Colors, Mounting on Glass, Coloring Lantern Slides, Fabric Painting, etc., etc. Mrs. Starr, the publisher, was manager of the Acme Water Color Co. As promised, the book offers tips on how to select and apply color to diffrerent parts of an image (e.g., hair, flesh, backgrounds) and to photographs of different types. Just one copy (of any edition) located in OCLC.