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Taking off Emily Dickinson's clothes
Taking off Emily Dickinson's clothes
TitleTaking off Emily Dickinson's clothes
CreatorCollins, Billy
Edition numbering5 of 30
Call numberPS3553.O47478 T3 2002
Publication Date2002
Summary/DescriptionIncorporates Dickinson's poem, "Hope is the thing with feathers, " collaged onto the accordion with a monotype of a feather as cover; "... produced in a limited edition of thirty copies in the summer and fall of 2002 by Charles Hobson. It uses buttons, ribbons, feathers, and a pastel monotype based on a photograph taken by Edgar Degas in Paris in 1895, which evokes, for the artist, a sense of clothing as plumage. Charles Hobson and Alice Shaw assembled the pages and made the slipcase. John Demerritt covered the boards in Fabriano Roma. The text has been set in 14-point Spectrum and printed letterpress by M & H Type, San Francisco."--Colophon; Accordion book glued into paper-covered case. Garter used as closure. Issued in a paper slipcase with ribbon closure; Prospectus laid in
Binding TypeAccordian Fold
Design/Structural EngineeringNon-Traditional Materials
Slip Case
Text Printing Method/EquipmentLetterpress
Illustration/Image Type - OriginalPhotography
ThemesPoetry
SubjectDickinson, Emily -- Poetry
Clothing and dress in art
Artists' books
Publisher LocationSan Francisco, California
Original PublisherPacific Editions
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno
CollectionBook Arts Collection
Ordering and Permissions InformationImages are provided for educational purposes only. Images are not to be re-used without permission. Please contact Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
Date Digital2012
File NamePS3553.O47478 T3 2002 Image 1
ContributorHobson, Charles

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