The galleries are a means of gaining additional information and insight into specific aspects of the PBO project. They reflect specific eras, geographic locations, single authors, titles, publishers, designers, as well as specific physical mediums. They are useful not only in learning more about the PBO project itself and the types of materials within the PBO virtual collection, but also in learning about aspects of 19th- and early 20th-c. history, life, and culture. The galleries and accompanying scholarly material can be incorporated in lesson plans and can serve as a springboard or inspiration for further research in a specific area. If you have a suggestion about a gallery you would like to see, please contact us. Please visit the Galleries page often, as we will be adding more materials on a regular basis. Please also visit our Artistic Styles and Movements Galleries.

Abraham Lincoln, Civil War President
Booker T. Washington in PBO
The Artistic Collaboration between Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) & Sarah Wyman Whitman (1842-1904)

Confederate Imprints
Thomas Nelson Page in PBO
Ellen Glasgow in PBO

From Domestic Goddesses to Suffragists: The Story of Women Told on Bookbindings, 1820-1920
Founded in Handcraft: The Roots of Publishers' Bindings
Book-Cloth Grain Patterns

Heroes of the "Lost Cause"
Indians, the Frontier, and the West in American Bookbindings
Lafcadio Hearn

Louisa May Alcott in PBO
History and Literature in the Big Easy
The Civil War in Fact and Fiction

Paul Laurence Dunbar in PBO
Progress & Invention

Publishers' Bindings by Decade
Publishers' Bindings from the Max Kade Institute
Publishers' Bindings from the Wade Hall Collection

Silver & Gold: The Art of Metal Stamping
The Life and Literature of “Mark Twain”
Southern Color

Slave Narratives in PBO
Understanding Visual Literacy through Publishers' Bindings Online

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