Contrasts, Textures and Hues

Exploring early printed images of people of African and Asian heritage

 
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The Writer Contributors in Contrasts, Textures and Hues were:
Anita Jeni McKenzie, Ansel Wong, Conrad Taylor, Donald Hinds, Godfried Donkor, Leon Robinson, Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd, Sabeena Gadihoke, Steve Martin, Stuart Taylor, Wendy Francis

 
 
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This book was published in 2004 for Black History Month (in October), by McKenzie Heritage Pictures, a specialist picture library archive, which closed in 2006. It is edited by the archive owner/director Anita Jeni McKenzie.

 

“If we stand tall it is because we stand
on the shoulders of those who came before us.” —African Proverb

 

This neat book features a collection of selected woodcuts, engravings and lithograph images depicting African and Indian people which were circulated in western magazines and books of the 18th and 19th centuries.

 
 
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Image captions place the pictures in their historical context; and there is further information about how the reproduction of images in print developed technically forward from medieval times.

 

Testimonial Gallery

 Read below some of the comments made by a diversely represented
community about the importance of historical images.

 
 
 

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