Faculty spotlights new OML exhibit

The Osher Map Library’s exhibition, “A Pageant of Spectacles: Chromolithography in America,” spotlights the transformative impact of color printing in the late 19th century. Featuring over 90 pieces, including vivid maps and posters, the display underscores chromolithography’s role in democratizing art. Dr. Matthew Edney, Osher Chair in the History of Cartography, emphasizes the technique’s significance in creating lifelike details previously unachievable. This exhibition celebrates the technological advancements of the era. For more detailed insights, visit Press Herald.