Where to Get Large Digital Images of the Frog Morton Art?

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Does anybody know?

I'm thinking of framing large-ish prints for my wall. I love these. But most of the images I'm pulling up online will pixilate too greatly when blown up.

Let me know if you know where to get these. Thanks!
 

buckaroo

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Not sure if you you've tried this.

Google images search:
>tools
>size
>large (only shows high quality, so lower pixilation issue)

They are all tin photos though. No flat scans of labels off tins.
 
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daveinlax

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Love to see what you come up with. Along with countless others over the years I’ve bugged Mary to sell prints of the Frog Morton art.
 
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ofafeather

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I’m not 100% sure of the details but there is a way to upscale digital photos. First, look for a free upscaler. Then on the upscaled photo find a free editor to change the dpi/ppi to 300. I’m not sure how far this will get you but I’ve used to successfully to get low res/small images sized large enough to print on a t-shirt.
 
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Yeah, I'd say the best option for a hi res digital is to scan the label yourself - something like an EPSON V series can probably scale you to 24 x 24 inches at a reasonable viewing distance.

That said, an alternative could be to just get an artist on Etsy to commission a painting or something. Might actually be cheaper than a print.
 
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sablebrush52

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Yeah, I'd say the best option for a hi res digital is to scan the label yourself - something like an EPSON V series can probably scale you to 24 x 24 inches at a reasonable viewing distance.

That said, an alternative could be to just get an artist on Etsy to commission a painting or something. Might actually be cheaper than a print.
An Epson V600 can make scans at 2500ppi at 16 bit, which is how I made the original scans of the pre WW1 Barling catalog that I published. It did a remarkably good job of scanning, but keep in mind that actual optical resolution figures are somewhat lower. I also had the services of a world class digital restorer to tweak the scans, me.