Event: PRINTING COLOUR: RENAISSANCE GERMANY/VICTORIAN BRITAIN.
Organizer: THE COURTAULD.
Speakers: Dr Elizabeth Savage, Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson.
Date: Dec 7th 5:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Dec 7th 9:00am | ET: Dec 7th 12:00pm.
Europe - UK: Dec 7th 5:00pm | CET: Dec 7th 6:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Dec 8th 1:00am | AET: Dec 8th 4:00am.
"In her talk, Kirsty Dootson will explore how chromolithography changed the way racial difference materialised in print in Britain through depictions of skin in late nineteenth-century advertisements. Chromolithography was the first affordable technology for mass-producing coloured images, transforming the realm of print advertising. It was widely used to promote imperial goods resulting from the intensified colonial exploitation of Africa from the 1880s. Colour enhanced the visual appeal of these products, but also gave printers an expanded palette for exploiting racial difference as part of these advertising campaigns..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
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