Italian Tin Signs

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Exploring the world of chromolithographed tin boxes – usually decorated for advertising purposes – is like taking a journey to a different time and place, where even simple, everyday objects were adorned with endless variety, imagination and creativity. This publication traces the history of this humble, fascinating object in Italy from its origins through its heyday, surveying a selection of more than 500 boxes produced between the late 19th century and the early postwar period.
ISBN 9788836638918. Silvana Editoriale.
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Exploring the world of chromolithographed tin boxes – usually decorated for advertising purposes – is like taking a journey to a different time and place, where even simple, everyday objects were adorned with endless variety, imagination and creativity. This publication traces the history of this humble, fascinating object in Italy from its origins through its heyday, surveying a selection of more than 500 boxes produced between the late 19th century and the early postwar period.
  • Subtitle
    1890–1950
  • Publisher
    Silvana Editoriale
  • Release
    December 2018
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    Clothbound. 256 pages, 800 colour. 24.1 x 27.9 cm
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