April 1958 • Table of Contents

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On the Cover: Mosaics Then and Now

Detail of Alexander the Great taken from a mosaic floor depicting the defeat of the Persian King Darius at the Battle of Issus. This piece clearly shows how the Greeks imitated painting techniques by placing the tesserae close together like painter's brush strokes. Dating Back to 100 B.C., this mosaic is on display in the Naples Museum.

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SPECIAL FEATURE! Mosaics: Then and Now by Lawrence A. Hatch

Fingers for Decorating by Henry Bollman

Pottery from Blocks of Clay by Edris Eckhardt

Stoneware: Stoneware Clay Bodies (Part 5) by F. Carlton Ball

Enameling: Silver Plated Steel by Nelly Allan

Enameler's Column by Kathe Berl

Underglaze: Effective Printing demonstrated by Marc Bellaire

Letters

Pic of the Month

Itinerary

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