Aquatints (prints)




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  • Prints produced from designs created by the aquatint process, by which a printing plate is covered with a coating and etched with acid so as to create a range of tonal values, often combined with line work. The resulting print resembling a watercolor.

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Aquatints (prints)

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Bernard Becker Prints and Artifacts

  • VC173
  • Collection
  • 1493

VC173 (Bernard Becker prints collection): 19 individual items showing the eyes, eyeglasses, opticians, the blind, and Saint Lucy, the patron saint of the blind, 1493-1950. Chiefly prints, varying techniques. 17 Graphics, 35mm slides; artifacts. Chiefly 18th century.

Includes reproductions in 35mm slide and negative formats. Donated along with Bernard Becker [Rare Book] Collection in Ophthalmology and Optics.

Becker, Bernard