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Money on Paper

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Princeton University Library | 2010 | ISBN: 9780078110544

For the past two centuries, the form of illustration that has been most familiar to much of the world’s population has been that carried on bank notes. Vsevolod Onyshkevych offered Princeton Univ. Library the opportunity to exhibit selections from his extensive collection of world paper money in association with items from the Princeton Univ. Numismatic Collection, which is richest in the paper money of the U.S. This is the catalog of the exhibition, which was held from 30 Aug. 2010 through 2 Jan. 2011. Contents: Preface, by Alan Stahl; Foreword, by Vsevolod Onyshkevych; Bank Note Engraving in the U.S.: A Short Primer, by Francis Musella; Discovered! The First Engraving of an Audubon Bird, by Robert Peck and Eric Newman; Checklist of Bank Notes Exhibited, by Alan Stahl. Illustrations