August Mead (1905-1983)

August Mead

Historic New Switzerland: Thirteen Wood-cuts 
by August Mead

Frontispiece: The Switzerland County Court House
Contents include:
George Knox House
John Francis Dufour House
Jean Morerod House
“Aunt Lucy” Detraz’s
Birthplace of Edward Eggleston
George Pleasant’s House
Armstrong Tavern

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The Ferry House

Dr. James Welch House
John David Dufour House
The Henry Ink Factory
Julia L. Dumont House

9 x 6 1/8 inches


August Mead
August Mead

August N. “Red” Mead of Vevay, Indiana, was a printer and typesetter. He worked for Vevay Newspapers, Inc., and the Madison Courier in Madison, Indiana. Among his prints are The Old Ferry (Filson Historical Society collection) and the current booklet of Vevay scenes. His block-print work dates from the 1930s through the 1970s.