The Shell Prints of Jean Charles Chenu

April 30 - October 10, 2009

The Printing Museum

1324 West Clay Street, Houston, TX 77019 Get directions

(713) 522-4652

On loan from the collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, "this exhibition showcases selections of Jean Charles Chenu’s, Illustrations Conchyliologiques, a sumptuous publication produced in Paris from 1842 to 1853. On display are 37 of the original 482 hand-colored, copperplate engravings of shells."

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