Elizabeth M. Harris

Author: Elizabeth M. Harris
Elizabeth M. Harris was the Curator of Graphic Arts in the National Museum of American History, part of the Smithsonian Institution, from the 1970s until her retirement in 1997. She began as an assistant curator at the institution in 1965, after publishing an influential series of articles on nineteenth-century printing and illustration processes. She received an Individual Laureate from the American Printing History Association in honor of her accomplishments in the field in 2006. After retiring, Harris moved to Dorset, England, where she spends much of her time raising goats and making cheese.