Great Granny’s Cook Book & Modern Full-colour Printing

The first page of Great Granny’s 1947 copy of The American Woman’s Cook Book illustrates the beginning of modern full-colour printing, modern photoengraving and also speaks of the practice of food irradiation. However,  the photos of the delightful, tantalizing Color PLATES weren’t printed in colour.

AmWomanCookBook_The Color Plates

The American Woman’s Cook Book – published by Culinary Arts Institute, Chicago – 1947

– altered by Hystoria




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