This is the Colophon for the limited edition portfolio suite for the Cities of the Prairie. The portfolio edition is limited to 5. The text reads:
CITIES OF THE PRAIRIE
For the Edition of CITIES OF THE PRAIRIE
THIS EDITION was printed and produced by Mitch Mitchell in 2009
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The images were developed utilizing 4x5 black and white negatives, analogue and photographic printmaking processes including photogravure intaglio, lithographic and chine collé techniques. The type is set in Baskerville. The images were printed on Honen Japanese Rice and Arches Cover White paper. This edition is housed in a portfolio case covered in Japanese black silk and inlaid with an English matte book cloth. The portfolio case was made by the Portfoliobox Company in Rhode Island.
The prints were produced in an edition of 10 with various Artist Proofs. This edition of
CITIES OF THE PRAIRIE is limited to 5 numbered copies. This is copy number ____.