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Walt Reed Illustration Archive (MGHL00019)

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Original Works of Art on Board

Original Works of Art on Paper

Original Works of Art on Canvas

Framed Works of Art

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Walt Reed Illustration Archive (MGHL00019), 1860-1960 (Bulk) | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Alexis Peregoy

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Collection Overview

Title: Walt Reed Illustration Archive (MGHL00019), 1860-1960 (Bulk)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: MGHL/mghl00019

Primary Creator: Reed, Walt

Other Creators: Illustration House (Firm) (1974-)

Extent: 80.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are divided into series based on material type and art medium.

The contents of the collection are currently arranged as follows:

Series 1: Original Works of Art on Board

Series 2: Original Works of Art on Paper

Series 3: Original Works of Art on Canvas

Series 4: Framed Original Works of Art

Series 5: Reproductions of Original Works of Art

Series 6: Magazine Tearsheets

Series 7: Periodicals. Sub-series 1: Individual periodicals, Sub-series 2: Bound Periodicals

Series 8: Books

Date Acquired: 09/00/2012. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Abbey, Edwin Austin, Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals., Advertising--Fashion, Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald, Bacher, Otto, Beckhoff, Harry, Benton, Harry Stacy, Brewer, Edward V., Briggs, Austin, Cady, Harrison, Campbell, E. Simms, Cornwell, Dean, Crawford, Will, Day, Benjamin, Dorne, Albert, Everett, Walter H., Foote, Mary Hallock, Frost, Arthur B., Fuchs, Bernard, Gillespie, Jessie, Glackens, William, Gould, Joseph J, Granville-Smith, Walter, Gruger, Frederic Rodrigo, Held, John Jr, Illustration House (Firm), Illustrators--United States, Kossin, Sandy, Ladriere, Lloyd, Lowell, Orson B., Magazine illustration--20th century, Mager, Charles A. "Gus", McGinnis, Robert, Mullin, Willard, Pape, Eric, Penfield, Edward, Price, Garrett, Price, Norman M., Raleigh, Henry, Reed, Walt, Richardson, Frederick, Sickles, Noel, Smith, E. Boyd, Smith, Jessie Wilcox, Smith, J R, Solovioff, Nicholas, Stone, Richard, Sundblom, Haddon, Tenggren, Gustaf, Thrasher, Leslie, Vedder, Elihu, Wallace, James Leslie "Les", Ward, Edmund F., Wyeth, N C

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes over 200,000 magazine tearsheets, 8000 magazines, 1200 books, and approximately 150 original works by American illustrators from the late 19th century well into the mid 20th century.

Currently, the original works of art and reproductions of original art (series 1 through 5) are processed and included in this finding aid. The tearsheets, magazines, and books are still unprocessed and may not be readily available to researchers. Please call ahead.

Collection Historical Note

The Walt Reed Illustration Archive preserves the research library of its eponymous creator, author of The Illustrator in America and monographs on several leading 20th century illustrators. As founder of the Illustration House in New York, Walt Reed handled original works by major and minor figures alike. In the process he built a significant corpus of reference material.

Subject/Index Terms

Abbey, Edwin Austin
Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals.
Advertising--Fashion
Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald
Bacher, Otto
Beckhoff, Harry
Benton, Harry Stacy
Brewer, Edward V.
Briggs, Austin
Cady, Harrison
Campbell, E. Simms
Cornwell, Dean
Crawford, Will
Day, Benjamin
Dorne, Albert
Everett, Walter H.
Foote, Mary Hallock
Frost, Arthur B.
Fuchs, Bernard
Gillespie, Jessie
Glackens, William
Gould, Joseph J
Granville-Smith, Walter
Gruger, Frederic Rodrigo
Held, John Jr
Illustration House (Firm)
Illustrators--United States
Kossin, Sandy
Ladriere, Lloyd
Lowell, Orson B.
Magazine illustration--20th century
Mager, Charles A. "Gus"
McGinnis, Robert
Mullin, Willard
Pape, Eric
Penfield, Edward
Price, Garrett
Price, Norman M.
Raleigh, Henry
Reed, Walt
Richardson, Frederick
Sickles, Noel
Smith, E. Boyd
Smith, Jessie Wilcox
Smith, J R
Solovioff, Nicholas
Stone, Richard
Sundblom, Haddon
Tenggren, Gustaf
Thrasher, Leslie
Vedder, Elihu
Wallace, James Leslie "Les"
Ward, Edmund F.
Wyeth, N C

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions to access.

Use Restrictions:

Some restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collection must read and abide by the Rules for the use of Modern Graphic History Library materials.

Users of the collection who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent to publish Modern Graphic History Library materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: This collection was purchased by the Modern Graphic History Library, Department of Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis from the Illustration House.

Preferred Citation: Walt Reed Illustration Archive, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: Series 1 through 5 of the collection were processed by Alexis Peregoy in November 2014.

Finding Aid Revision History:

This finding aid was entered into Archon by Alexis Peregoy in December 2014.

Series 2 of the finding aid was updated by Andrea Degener in May 2016.


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Series 1: Original Works of Art on BoardAdd to your cart.
Original works of art on board, arranged first by size then alphabetically by artist.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Two black men standing in alley (Gould, Joseph J.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Charcoal on board.
Item 2: Black man singing with banjo (Price, Norman)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on board. Published in Liberty, chapter 8, Cat and Kittens "The Happy Parrot" by Robert W. Chambers.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three panels (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Pen and Ink drawing on board. Published in Life, July 9, 1914, "Adele - a dell - Adele!"

In addition to the original, there is also a newsprint clipping/ reproduction.

Item 2: Woman seated at spinning wheel (Granville-Smith, Walter), ca. 1900Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board.
Item 3: Couple holding hands in dilapidated interior (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in the Saturday Evening Post, May 26, 1928, "The Desert's Dusty Face" by Dorothy Black.
Item 4: Horseman signaling to gunman (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in the Saturday Evening Post, June 26, 1937, "The Brotherhood" by Allan Swinton.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Three people surrounding seated man with long beard (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in the Saturday Evening Post, December 26, 1925, "Man Alone", by George Agnew Chamberlain.
Item 2: Faint woman being sat down at archeological site (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in the Saturday Evening Post, February, unknown year, "The House of Dawn", C.E. Scoggins.
Item 3: People looking down through trap door to man in coal bin (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, March, unknown year, "He'll Come Home" by Roland Pertwee.
Item 4: Flapper kissing radio announcer (Held, John Jr.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on board. Published in McClure's, November 1926, "The Adventures of Miss Cella Lloyd".
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man on crutches, hooded woman in door (Price, Norman M.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on board. Published in American, July 1931, Part V, "War Paint and Rouge" by Robert W. Chambers.
Item 2: Civil War soldier with drum in graveyard (Price, Norman M.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. American Legion, date unknown.
Item 3: Christmas shoppers in front of toy store in the rain (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Date and publication unknown.
Item 4: Two waiters and woman inspect charity boxes in restaurant (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Unpublished.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Item 1: Girl in kitchen (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Unknown date and publication.
Item 2: Standing woman (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Unknown date and publication.
Item 3: Girl in pink shirt sits on a horse eating grass (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Cream of Wheat advertisement, 1930.
Item 4: Group of lawyers in court (Ward, Edmund F.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Watercolor on board. Unknown date.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Esquire Kinsey Harem (Campbell, E. Simms)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Esquire, unknown date.
Item 2: Desk pen with vase of flowers (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Acrylic painting on board. Unknown date.
Item 3: Man asking wary couple to sign document (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, March 30, 1935, "No Hero" by J.P. Marquand.
Item 4: Crowd on shipdeck (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash drawing on board. Published in Cosmopolitan, May 1921, p. 21, "Roulette" by Fanny Hurst.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: Travelers walking past cathedral at Syracuse (Gruger, Frederic R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil and wash on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, September 23, 1923, "Land of the Lotus Eaters".
Item 2: Montage - agonizing women, lonely house (McGinnis, Robert)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Book cover, Cap House by L.P. Shepherd, 1974.
Item 3: Barmaid anxious (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in May 26, 1917, "The Packet", possibly in Collier's.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Bear watching porcupine roll down a hill (Cady, Harrison)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Book illustration, The Adventures of Prickly Porky, by Thornton Burgess (Little, Brown, and Co.), 1916.
Item 2: Two women helping injured man (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post. Date unknown.
Item 3: Suspicious character at gate (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Unknown date and publication.
Item 4: Gangsters in stable (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post. Unknown date.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Young girl comforting Red Cross worker (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. 1919. Unknown publication.
Item 2: Man peering in kitchen doorway (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post. Unknown date.
Item 3: Townspeople discover man who's fallen from cliff (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Ladies Home Journal, December 1927, "Clair Ambler" by Booth Tarkington.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Couple seated on garden bench, couple in background (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Good Housekeeping, p. 29, March 27, 1925 (date not confirmed).
Item 2: A couple camping (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Woman's Home Companion, May 1938, "The Duchess" by Nick Boddie Williams.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Item 1: Young woman touching older woman's forehead (Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely charcoal drawing on board. Book illustration, Jo's Boys, by Louisa May Alcott, (Little, Brown, and Co.), 1906.
Item 2: Soldier returns from battle less an arm (Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely charcoal on board. Book illustration, Jo's Boys, by Louisa May Alcott, (Little, Brown, and Co.), 1906.
Item 3: Two boys and woman relaxing by well - floral surround (Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely charcoal drawing on board. Book illustration, Jo's Boys, by Louisa May Alcott, (Little, Brown, and Co.), 1906.
Item 4: A boy and a girl flanking a bowl of cereal (Benton, Harry Stacy)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Painting on board (likely acrylic). Cream of Wheat ad, 1908.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man pulling lithograph (Briggs, Austin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Lithopinion #10, 1968, "The House of Mourlot".
Item 2: Man inking press (Briggs, Austin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Lithopinion #10, 1968, "The House of Mourlot".
Box 13Add to your cart.
Item 1: Shooting powderhorn out of girl's hand (Clark, Matt)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Published in American Weekly, June 5, 1949, "Preaching Highwaymen".
Item 2: Prospectors at well site (Clark, Matt)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Published in American Weekly, November 23, 1947.
Item 3: Woman talking to livery men (Clark, Matt)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Published in American Weekly, June 26, 1949, "Bandit Woman".
Item 4: Bay of Pigs (Kossin, Sandy)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on board. Very thin, fragile paper. Unknown date.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Couple facing each other (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, unknown date.
Item 2: People visiting prisoners (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, unknown date.
Item 3: Seated man talking to woman lounging in chair (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, unknown date.
Item 4: Couple interviewing seated woman (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on board. Published in Saturday Evening Post, unknown date.
Box 14aAdd to your cart.
Item 1: A tenor playing an opera role regains energy (Dorne, Albert)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Advertisement for Kellogg's Pep Cereal, published in Life magazine, August 12, 1940.
Series 2: Original Works of Art on PaperAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Original works of art on paper, arranged first by size then alphabetically by artist.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Thumbnail sketches (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. 82 thumbnail sketches (apx. 6x9"), date unknown.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Item 1: Zen Master, Artist Proof (Dotzenko, Grisha)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Woodcut on Japanese paper. Likely a handmade Christmas card from Dotzenko to Walt Reed, ca. 1965.
Item 2: Couple in armchairs conversing (Price, Norman M.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Date unknown.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: Hunched woman tipping hat (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Preliminary sketch. Date unknown.
Item 2: Two men in conversation (Crawford, Will)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Date unknown.
Item 3: Through a tree's branches (Foote, Mary Hallock)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Also includes published print on paper. Published in Scribner's or Century, ca. 1885.
Item 4: Through a tree's branches (Foote, Mary Hallock)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Printed reproduction on paper. Also includes original drawing on paper. Published in Scribner's or Century, ca. 1885.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man with candle and pistol (Frost, Arthur B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely watercolor on paper. Published in Harper's Weekly, December 5, 1891, "The Spectre Cook of Bangletop" by John Kendrick Bangs.
Item 2: Man on safari attacked by black panther (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media painting on paper. Pulp cover ca. 1930s
Item 3: Boa constrictor attacking African woman (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media painting on paper. Pulp cover ca. 1930s
Item 4: Man with pipe (Penfield, Edward)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely watercolor on paper. Includes original and reproduction. Date unknown.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Item 1: New Yorker cover, Skiers and sledders leave trails on slopes (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1950.
Item 2: New Yorker cover, Birds flying south are reflected in office building (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1953.
Item 3: New Yorker cover, Santa's sleigh passes over the Brevoort houses (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1953.
Item 4: New Yorker cover, New York buildings bend in a March gale (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1955.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: New Yorker cover, Big tent filled with acrobats and elephants (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1955.
Item 2: New Yorker cover, Henry Hudson arrives at the foot of Manhattan (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1959
Item 3: New Yorker cover, View of auto-show parking from back of train (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1960.
Item 4: New Yorker cover, Couple leaving driveway of boarded-up Newport mansion (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1965.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Item 1: New Yorker cover, May Gardening (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 2: New Yorker cover, 1958, Gardening (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, ca. 1958, unknown issue.
Item 3: New Yorker cover, Chinese New Year (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 4: New Yorker cover, Easter (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Box 22Add to your cart.
Item 1: New Yorker cover, sports scene (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 2: New Yorker cover, basketball (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 3: New Yorker cover, Christmas shopping (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 4: New Yorker cover, ski slopes (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Item 1: New Yorker cover, flies buzzing and swarming (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. New Yorker cover, unknown date.
Item 2: Portrait of Harry Beckhoff leaning on chair (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Date unknown.
Item 3: Woman and friend having tea with walls covered with paintings (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Unknown date or publication.
Item 4: Man on bed of nails getting a shot (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink drawing on paper. Published in the New Yorker, ca. 1960.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Item 1: Unemployment pickets (Sickles, Noel)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Published in Lithopinion, Winter 1966, p. 30, "The Good Old Days" by Ben J. Wattenberg.
Item 2: Two civil war drawings (Smith, J.R.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Unknown date or publication. Small drawings, matted together.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: Garrett Price winding his watch (Beckhoff, Harry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Unknown date.
Item 2: Sketch of an artist painting a sculpturesque woman (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Preliminary sketch. Date unknown.
Item 3: Men turning a windlass; archer; group scene (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Preliminary sketches. Mural study for LAPL, 1929.
Item 4: Rhino father and boy with geography book (Crawford, Will)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on board. Unknown date or publication. Damaged and in very fragile condition.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Standing woman with arms crossed (Day, Benjamin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Likely a reproduction. Published in Scribner's Monthly, ca. 1880.
Item 2: Silhouetted lady fundraiser and school teacher (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Published in Life magazine, unknown date. Date likely ca. 1910.
Item 3: Silhouetted women at bargain counter (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Published in Life magazine, date unknown. Date likely ca. 1910.
Item 4: Coldfeeto is not impressed with his likeliness in the newspaper (Mager, Charles A. "Gus")Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York Journal, ca. 1908.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Item 1: Self-portrait as teacher receiving drawing of an apple (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Famous Artists School. Date unknown.
Item 2: Children gathering eggs in chicken coop (Smith, E. Boyd)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Published in The Country Book, 1924, "Gathering the Eggs" by E. Boyd Smith.
Box 28Add to your cart.
Item 1: Man and dogs (Briggs, Austin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Date unknown.
Item 2: Prelimary sketches, Romans Carousing (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on paper. Preliminary sketches, two sided. Study for the book, The Robe, 1947 by Lloyd C. Douglas.
Item 3: Man dictating to young boy (Fuchs, Bernard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Unknown date.
Item 4: Picking out gifts for women (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Published in Life magazine. Unknown date, likely ca. 1910.
Box 29Add to your cart.
Item 1: Two silhouetted women in dress shop (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Published in Life magazine, unknown date. Date likely ca. 1910.
Item 2: Three silhouettes - wealthy women (Gillespie, Jessie)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ink on paper. Published in Life magazine, April 18, 1910.
Item 3: Male scribe in profile, writing (Gould, Joseph J.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper. Both the original and the printed reproduction are matted together. Published in Charles Scribner's Sons, September 1900.
Item 4: Cupid delivering a love letter (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in "Incomparable Bellairs" by Agnes and Egerton Castle. Date unknown.
Box 30Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dedication page: Sheep and goat around open space (Richardson, Frederick)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in Great Children's Stories, 1923, dedication page.
Item 2: Vulture standing on rock, looking at lamb (Richardson, Frederick)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely watercolor and ink on paper. Published in Frederick Richardson's Book for Children, p. 25. Date unknown.
Item 3: Boy crying, fox calling to rabbit (Richardson, Frederick)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely watercolor and ink on paper. Published in Great Children's Stories, 1923, p. 80.
Box 31Add to your cart.
Item 1: Leopard lunging at antelope (Smith, E. Boyd)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Published in book, Lions 'n' Elephants 'n' Everything, 1929, by E. Boyd Smith.
Item 2: Lions kill zebra (Smith, E. Boyd)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Published in book, Lions 'n' Elephants 'n' Everything, 1929, by E. Boyd Smith.
Item 3: Nagasaki illustration (Solovioff, Nicholas)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Unknown date or publication.
Item 4: Nagasaki illustration (Solovioff, Nicholas)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Unknown date or publication.
Box 32Add to your cart.
Item 1: Nude with hands above head (Briggs, Austin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely gouache on paper. Published in Famous Artists Advanced Program, 1948, "How I make a picture".
Item 2: Preliminary sketches, Woman thinking, man standing (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on paper. Rough sketches, unknown date.
Item 3: Sketch, carrying the cross (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on paper. Preliminary sketch. Unknown date.
Item 4: British amateur gold championship contested by Willie Turnesa and Frank Stranahan (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, likely May 20, 1949.
Box 33Add to your cart.
Item 1: Tennis player Theodore Schroeder comes to Forest Hills (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, date unknown.
Item 2: The 'Sanity Code' in a straightjacket meets CAA (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, date unknown.
Item 3: Big Michigan football player sneaking up on little California football player (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, date unknown.
Box 33aAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Bullies Bully (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Item 2: Well, It Couldn't Be Much Worse (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Item 3: Sanity, All is Sanity (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Box 33bAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Man playing tennis (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Item 2: Two football players arguing (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Item 3: African American woman celebrating while baseball player in a Lions jersey looks on (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Artwork has been encapsulated due to water damage. Date and publisher unknown.
Box 34Add to your cart.
Item 1: Fordham's up and down football season (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, date unknown.
Item 2: Two football players comparing victories (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Pen and ink drawing on paper. Published in New York World Telegram, date unknown.
Item 3: Crowd with red tickets mobbing baseball players (Mullin, Willard)Add to your cart.
Mixed media on paper. Published in Colliers, "Baseball, Cuban Style", ca. 1951.
Box 35Add to your cart.
Item 1: Rhododendron plant, preliminary sketch (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on paper. Preliminary sketch. Date unknown.
Item 2: Man and boy with airplanes overhead (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on paper. Preliminary sketch. Date unknown. Very fragile.
Item 3: Woman walking in front of group of men (Fuchs, Bernard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Mixed media on paper (thin board). Published in Lithopinion, #18, 1970, p. 25, "La Nueva Vida".
Item 4: Robert Kennedy receives gavel (Fuchs, Bernard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Published in Lithopinion, ca. 1968.
Box 36Add to your cart.
Item 1: Boy holding deer, preliminary sketch (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Preliminary sketch. Unknown date.
Item 2: Men with swords, preliminary sketch (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
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Item 3: Preliminary sketch, carrying the cross (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Preliminary sketch. Unknown date.
Item 4: Preliminary sketch, carrying the cross (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil drawing on paper. Preliminary sketch. Unknown date.
Drawer 18:13Add to your cart.
Item 1: Sketch for mural (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Pencil on tracing paper. Very fragile. Oversized. Unknown date.
Item 2: Sketch for mural (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely acrylic paint and pencil on paper. Very fragile, damaged. Oversized. Unknown date.
Series 3: Original Works of Art on CanvasAdd to your cart.
Original works of art on canvas, arranged first by size then alphabetically by artist.
Box 37Add to your cart.
Item 1: Boy seated at green table is eyeing a steaming bowl of cereal (Sundblom, Haddon)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Oil on canvas. Cream of Wheat advertisement, September 1926.
Box 38Add to your cart.
Item 1: Chef holding a cooking pot and a bowl of cereal with small child sitting on the ground (Brewer, Edward V.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Likely oil on canvas. Cream of wheat advertisement, 1918.
Series 4: Framed Works of ArtAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Women having tea, man reading book (Abbey, Edwin Austin)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Published in Harper's Monthly, September 1882, p. 541.
Item 2: Standing young woman with umbrella (Bacher, Otto)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely watercolor painting. Published in Century, September 1893, "The end of Lent... Polly took the air".
Item 3: Roadside billboards in the South (Briggs, Austin)Add to your cart.
Framed, mixed media painting. Published in Look magazine, November 1, unknown year. "The Fast-Changing South" by George B. Leonard.
Item 4: Edison inventing the lightbulb (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.
Framed, graphite drawing on paper. General Electric calendar study, February 1947.
Item 5: Romans carousing (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed oil painting. Study for book, The Robe, 1947 by Lloyd C. Douglas.
Item 6: Man on office floor (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.
Framed, oil painting on board. Date unknown.
Item 7: Whiskey brand mural (Cornwell, Dean)Add to your cart.
Framed oil painting on canvas. Damaged, canvas torn. Date unknown.
Item 8: Soldiers falling (Dorne, Albert)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache on board. Published in Cosmopolitan, "Private Hackford's Purple Heart Troubles" by Edmund G. Love. Date unknown.
Item 9: Man caught on a ledge in a mine shaft (Dorne, Albert)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Published in Cosmopolitan, "The Pit" by Gwyn Jones. Date unknown.
Item 10: Scene with cow (Dorne, Albert)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Published in Cosmopolitan, "Strictly Dangerous", December 1949.
Item 11: Couple by stone steps at night (Everett, Walter H.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely oil on canvas. Publication unknown, ca. 1930.
Item 12: Crowd of men gathered around table with newspaper (Frost, Arthur B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely watercolor painting. Publication unknown, ca. 1895.
Item 13: Montage of scenes of Lou Gehrig (Fuchs, Bernard)Add to your cart.
Framed, mixed media painting. Published in Medical Times, ca. 1972.
Item 14: Vaudeville performers and pianist (Glackens, William)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, pen and ink drawing. Publication unknown, ca. 1910.
Item 15: Georgian man on bended knee; Edwardian man smoking (Granville-Smith, Walter)Add to your cart.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Published in Truth, 1893, "Ancient and Modern Courtesy: 1793 & 1893".
Item 16: Couple sitting in high-backed chairs at a table with chef present (Ladriere, Lloyd)Add to your cart.
Framed, likely watercolor painting. Cream of Wheat advertisement, 1914.
Item 17: Young man drawing away from ugly woman's advances (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.
Framed, mixed media painting. Published in Life magazine, October 31, 1912.
Item 18: Henpecked husband wearing blinders (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.
Framed. Published in Life, September 12, 1912.
Item 19: Heavy man complaining about rowboat owner's fare (Lowell, Orson B.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed. Published in Life, ca. 1915.
Item 20: Men with swords (Pape, Eric)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Date unknown.
Item 21: Headless horseman chasing Ichabod Crane (Pape, Eric)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Book illustration, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving, 1925.
Item 23: New Yorker cover, Heavy Christmas air-traffic above airport (Price, Garrett)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, mixed media painting. Published in the New Yorker, April 23, 1960.
Item 24: Fainting woman, two men, two cats, onlookers at waterfront (Raleigh, Henry)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, mixed media painting. Published in the Saturday Evening Post, September 18, 1937.
Item 25: Woman visiting girl in bed (Smith, Jessie Wilcox)Add to your cart.
Framed painting. Book illustration, An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott (Little, Brown, and Co.), 1902.
Item 26: Young boy's reaction to couple's argument (Stone, Richard)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, likely gouache painting. Published in Cosmopolitan, April 1955, "Next Door" by Kurt Vonnegut.
Item 27: Two men sparring with staves on footbridge (Tenggren, Gustaf)Add to your cart.
Framed, likely tempera painting. Published in Children's Digest, November 1951, "Robin Hood".
Item 28: Woman standing with lamp and book (Vedder, Elihu)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, Ink on paper. Cover of Century, 1882. Original. There is also a reproduction/ printed version in the collection.
Item 29: German spies getting into a car (Ward, Edmund F.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed, oil painting. "$5000 reward", 1918.
Item 30: Reproduction. "Playing Hookey", boys with fishing poles hiding from woman, Cream of Wheat ad (Thrasher, Leslie)Add to your cart.
Reproduction of painting on board. Framed. Cream of Wheat advertisement, 1913.
Item 31: Reproduction. Bronco Buster, set of three illustrations (Wyeth, N.C.)Add to your cart.
Reproductions. Framed. Set of three illustrations. Date unknown.
Series 5: Reproductions of Original Works of ArtAdd to your cart.
Reproductions of original works of art, arranged first by size then alphabetically by artist.
Box 39Add to your cart.
Item 1: Woman standing with lamp and book (Vedder, Elihu)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Reproduction. Century cover, 1882. Original is also in the collection, series 4, framed works of art.
Item 2: Standing young woman with umbrella (Bacher, Otto)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Reproduction. Original is located in series 4, framed works of art.
Box 40Add to your cart.
Item 1: "Here You Are", stork delivering baby to doorstep, Cream of Wheat ad (Brewer, Edward V.)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Reproduction of painting on board. Cream of Wheat advertisement. 1917.
Box 41Add to your cart.
Item 1: Police officer and a small boy with box of Cream of Wheat (Wallace, Les)Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Reproduction, paper mounted to board. Cream of Wheat advertisement. 1916.
Series 6: Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.

The tear sheets in Sub-Series 1 were digitized in conjunction with a Council on Library and Information Resources grant award (2016-2018).

The tear sheets in Sub-Series 2 are restricted. Please direct questions to the MGHL curator.

Sub-Series 1: Digitized Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.
Over 150,000 tear sheets are available online through Shared Shelf Commons.
Sub-Series 2: Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.

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