Art and Industry: As Represented in the Exhibition at the Crystal Palace, New York--1853-4 : Showing the Progress and State of the Various Useful and Esthetic Pursuits

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Horace Greeley
Redfield, 1853 - 386 pages
"Chapter XVII Daguerreotypes, pages 171-77. Remarks on the display of Fitsgibbons which includes electrotypes from daguerreotypes and notes that printing plates can be made from them that result in prints resembling mezzotints." --Hanson Catalog, p. 14.

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Page xvi - WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Page xvii - ALMIGHTY God, the fountain of all wisdom, who knowest our necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking ; We beseech thee to have compassion upon our infirmities; and those things, which for our un worthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page xvii - ... through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Prevent us, O Lord, in all our doings, with thy most gracious favor, and further us with thy continual help ; that in all our works, begun, continued, and ended ID thee, we may glorify thy holy name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 76 - Who, when he saw the first sand or ashes, by a casual intenseness of heat, melted into a metalline form, rugged with excrescences, and clouded with impurities, would have imagined, that in this shapeless lump lay concealed so many conveniences of life, as would in time constitute a great part of the happiness of the world...
Page xvi - Thou makest him to have dominion of the works of thy hands ; and thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet...
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Page xvii - Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy servant The President of the United States, and all others in authority; and so replenish them with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that they may always incline to thy will, and walk in thy way.
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