The Hope Chest.  Photographs by Cig Harvey.
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The Hope Chest.

Photographs by Cig Harvey.
Self-published, Rockport, USA, 2010. 24 pp., 24 color illustrations.

Publisher's Description

A untraditional love story told in twelve parts. Each section has a written vignette and either a single, diptych or triptych photograph. All 24 photographs are 8'x8' archival C-prints on Kodak Endura Luster paper and mounted on to Stonehenge White. Covers and pockets are made from Stonehenge Pearl gray paper and ink jet vellum. Book design and assembly by Cig Harvey and Claire Donnelly. Wrap-around cover is printed letterpress in gold by Wolfe Editions. Custom-made clamshell constructed by Caitlyn Thompson in the softest leather with gold leaf titling.

The Hope Chest is in the permanent collections of The Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine, Special Collections at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine and The University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

The Hope Chest is a story presented in a set of twelve individually sleeved sections, each comprised of single, diptych or triptych C-print images. Each sleeve has a short text printed on translucent paper. The twelve sections are housed in a leather clamshell case. Made in an edition of 15 with 2 artist proofs. All books are numbered and signed.

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