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Jay T. Last Collection of American Civil War and Military Prints
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The Jay T. Last Collection of American Civil War and Military Prints and Posters consists of over 330 printed works, mostly lithographs. Intaglio and relief prints are also included. The majority of the collection, approximately 250 prints, depict or relate to the American Civil War. Collection dates range from 1835-1920 with the bulk of materials spanning 1861-1895. The military prints form part of the Jay T. Last Collection of Lithographic and Social History and provide rich resources especially for the study of nineteenth and early twentieth century American printing history, visual culture, and social history.
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In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.