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Martin J. Weber Graphic Arts Collection, 1931-1980

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Creator:
Weber, Martin J 1905-2007
Donor:
Weber, Carl
Physical description:
.75 cu. ft. : 2 boxes, 1 oversized folder
Type:
Advertisements
Collection descriptions
Annual reports
Business records
Contracts
Correspondence
Design drawings
Magazines (periodicals)
Patents
Date:
1931
1931-1971
1931-1980
20th century
Notes:
Graphic artist, inventor, typographer.
Summary:
This collection relates to "the Weber Process" for printing, a process that made images on paper appear more three dimensional; and the photomechanical apparatus Weber developed to implement it . The collection contains patent documents; contracts and business papers; correspondence; design drawings; advertisements for the Weber process and for his studio; a paper he delivered to the American Photo Engravers Association; and numerous samples of Weber's work including magazines covers and advertisements, annual reports from companies featuring images enhanced by Weber, brochures, and other printed material.
Cite as:
Martin J. Weber Graphic Arts Collection, 1931-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Graphic artists
Graphic arts
Inventors
Printing
Printing machinery and supplies
Local number:
2011.3020 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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