Bagchi would also branch out from his livelihood as portrait painter and teacher of oil painting at the Calcutta art school to set up in 1878 an independent commercial enterprise in Bowbazar called the Calcutta Art Studio, that took on orders for portrait painting and photography alongside producing chromolithographed
picture-prints for a mass market.
The discussion progresses to chromolithographs that were also hand-painted or designed to imitate other media and techniques; papers textured to imitate canvas for more convincing reproductions of paintings; crystograph transparencies (Victorian window decals for 'stained glass'); and even tableware decorated with chromolithographed
Others were either blank front and back, or else had blank vignettes worked into the chromolithographed
In consequence, images of chromolithographed
and oleographed goddesses were disseminated and found their way into the private and public spheres of India.
The 5 volumes from 1845-1849 were illustrated with 291, many folding, handcoloured lithographed or chromolithographed
This conflation between the private and the public, stemming from the popularity of the chromolithographed
card, at this time was not limited to personal cards, as religious institutions also distributed color-saturated cards to parishioners, especially to children as rewards for successfully attending Sunday school [Figure 2] (Garvey 21).
The book contains 40 chromolithographed
plates, which display in brilliant colour the tropical splendour of the fruits and flowers commonly found in Java in the mid 19th century.
Phalke does stand as an important figure in a longer history that encompasses mass-produced chromolithographed
and oleographed picture prints, photographs, postcards, calendar images and 'popular' or urban theatre, alt of which exhibited a remarkable proclivity for shared religious iconographies, imagery, and narratives, the same ones that Phalke used to ensure the broadest possible market for his film.
The drawings appeared as a series of chromolithographed
prints in a book called A Happy Pair showing a pair of delightful rabbits out shopping and with doggerel verse by Frederic Weatherly.
cards present a dramatic exotic orientalized world where everything is either outsized, mysterious, or saturated with the brooding intensity of colour that characterized late 19th-century advertising.
Each of the 12 crackers were decorated with fine chromolithographed
picture scraps of Father Christmas and appropriate scenes, and contained in an elegant box with brass handle.
Mir Ali Murad of Khairpur had gone to considerable trouble to collect the best that Sindh could offer, and one of the exhibits, an embroidered boot front, was selected for inclusion in the record compiled by Digby Wyatt of the finest objects on display, which were reproduced in magnificent chromolithographed
plates in The Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-53) (figure 18).