The Old Print Shop

Typical Farm Buildings and Farm implements of Eastern Pennsylvania in the XIX Centruy. [Illustrated with original lithograph of the Little Spring House.]

  • ARTIST: Albert Barker

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph and typography,

    DATE: 1934

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 108. Folder size 13 3/4 x 9 7/8" (349 x 250 mm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Illustrated with an signed impression of the Little Spring House, along with two other lithographs. One of the floor plan and another exterior details of the exterior of the Spring House. Both from surveys by the artist. Albert Barker was concerned about recording and saving many of the landmark nineteenth-century barns in eastern Pennsylvania. The image "Little Spring House" was also used as a Christmas card in 1933 for The Print Corner run by Elizabeth Whitmore.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Text on colophon page "This is no 75 of a limited edition of 108 numbered copies printed on Highclere hand-made paper. The drawings were printed from stone. Typography in Bernard and Goudy types by the Rose Valley Press. 1934."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition, save for a very soft crease.

  • REFERENCE: Barker #146 and 149.