Graphics Atlas is a sophisticated resource that presents a unique, object-based approach for the identification and characterization of prints and photographs.

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Guided Tour

Take a tour through individual prints in a virtual study collection that contains processes ranging from woodcut to modern inkjet prints.

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Compare

Compare traits between processes using views made with a variety of lighting techniques and magnifications.

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Identification

Learn the key identifying characteristics of each process. These pages contain information on how to identify print processes.

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Video Tutorials

These three videos give an overview of print and photograph materials, teach an easy step-by-step approach for photographic process identification, and show how to pair this approach with Graphics Atlas for process identification.