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Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Framed Illustrations

Loose Original Works of Art

Magazine Tearsheets

Periodicals

Books

Correspondence

Photographs

Personal Scrapbook



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Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026), 1910-1940 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Washington University Special Collections Staff

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Collection Overview

Title: Henry Raleigh Collection (MGHL00026), 1910-1940Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: MGHL/mghl00026

Primary Creator: Raleigh, Henry (1880-1945)

Extent: 162.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by material type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Framed illustrations

- Sub Series 1: Framed original illustrations

- Sub Series 2: Framed reproductions of published illustrations

- Sub Series 3: Framed engravings and lithographs

- Sub Series 4: Framed war posters

- Sub Series 5: Framed concept sketches

Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art

- Sub Series 1: Concept sketches

- Sub Series 2: Etchings and lithographs

Series 3: Magazine Tear Sheets

Series 4: Periodicals

Series 5: Books

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Photographs

Series 8: Scrapbook

Date Acquired: 04/06/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals., Advertising--Fashion, Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976--Characters, Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940--Characters, Illustration of books, Magazine Illustration, Magazine illustration--20th century, War, Zines.

Forms of Material: Clothing and dress -- Periodicals.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes original artwork and published materials in various formats by Henry Raleigh, mainly dating between 1910 and 1940.

Collection Historical Note

Henry Raleigh was an American Illustrator, active between 1910-1940. Known as the Gatsby Era Story Illustrator (Chris Raleigh), Henry created illustrations for many well-known authors for books and magazines, including F. Scott Fitzgerald and H.G. Wells. Raleigh started off as a newspaper artist, but later became widely respected and sought after for his unique and distinct style of illustration. He also created several posters for WWI. By his 25th year as an illustrator, he had completed over 20,000 illustrations, and did very well for himself during the Depression.

Biographical Note

Henry Raleigh was an American Illustrator active between 1910-1940. Working during the Golden Age of American Story Illustrator, he was known as the "Gatsby Era Story Illustrator", producing over 20,000 illustrations.

Subject/Index Terms

Advertising -- Clothing and dress -- Periodicals.
Advertising--Fashion
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976--Characters
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940--Characters
Illustration of books
Magazine Illustration
Magazine illustration--20th century
War
Zines.

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 collections 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 from Chris Raleigh in April 2015. In addition to purchasing the collection, select items were also donated.

Related Materials: The Walt Reed Illustration Archive: contains original artwork, periodicals and tear sheets of Henry Raleigh's illustrations. For more information please see http://archon.wulib.wustl.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=776&q=.

Preferred Citation: Henry Raleigh Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Alexis Peregoy in October 2015.

Finding Aid Revision History: The finding aid was entered into Archon by Alexis Peregoy in November 2015.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Framed Illustrations],
[Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art],
[Series 3: Magazine Tearsheets],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Books],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Photographs],
[Series 8: Personal Scrapbook],
[All]

Series 1: Framed IllustrationsAdd to your cart.

The majority of these original works of art are done in pen & ink, carbon pencil, and dry brush. Many of these illustrations were produced for stories found in books and periodicals.

These materials are framed and considered oversized. Item numbers correspond to the original order of donor.

Staff: Please reference processing inventory for exact location of framed items

Sub-Series 1: Framed Original IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: "The Alien Corn", story by W. Somerset Maugham, Cosmopolitan, 1931 AugustAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed size 42.5" x 34.5"
Item 2: "My Bare Feet", story by Thornon Wielder, Saturday Evening Post, 1926Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed size 28" x 24"
Item 3: Unknown title, Saturday Evening Post, 1924Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Illustration features a man with bandana over his face and gun in hand; three seated men at table

Framed size 25.5" x 29"

Item 4: "Forlorn Hope", story by Cosmo Hamilton, Ladies' Home Journal, 1929 NovemberAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed size 30.5" x 28"
Item 5: "McTurk", story by Everett Rhodes Castle, Saturday Evening Post, 1936Add to your cart.
Framed size 29" x 23"
Item 6: Unknown titleAdd to your cart.

Illustration features a man playing with a kitten while young girl and woman observe

Framed size 29" x 23"

Item 7: Illustration for Ladies' Home Journal, 1926 JulyAdd to your cart.

Children gathered in room, young girl in wheelchair

Framed size 30" x 27"

Item 8: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Donkey and wagon, man in hay bale

Framed size 32" x 25.5"

Item 9: "Champion Luck", story by I.A.R. Wylie, Saturday Evening Post, 1937 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Framed size 42.5" x 34.5"
Item 10: "Young People's Pride", story by Stephen Vincent Benet, Harper's Bazaar, 1923Add to your cart.
Framed size 29" x 21.25"
Item 11: "The Three of Them", story by Edna Ferber, Collier's, 1918 AugustAdd to your cart.
Framed size 27" x 19.25"
Item 12: "The Good Black Sheep", story by John P. Marquand, Saturday Evening Post, 1928 AugustAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Framed size 29.5" x 24.5"
Item 13: "Fatal Gesture", story by John Taintor Foote, Saturday Evening Post, 1933 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Framed size 32" x 29.5"
Item 14: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1924Add to your cart.

Boat scene

Framed size 20" x 28.5"

Item 15: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Two women seated, talking

Framed size 29.5" x 24"

Item 16: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Story of pianist Ignacy Paderewski

Framed size 34" x 27"

Item 17: "Right-Ho, Jeeves", story by P.J. Wodehouse, Saturday Evening Post, 1934Add to your cart.
Framed size 30" x 24"
Item 18: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Group of people seated, man has head resting in hands

Framed size 29" x 25"

Item 19: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1920Add to your cart.

Man exiting house

Framed size 28.5" x 24.5"

Item 20: "Bealby", story by H.G. Wells, Collier's, installment no. 1, 1914Add to your cart.
Framed size 25.5" x 22"
Item 21: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Man in tuxedo talking to woman in white at party

Framed size 27.75" x 26"

Item 22: Early newspaper illustration, 1900Add to your cart.
Illustration done while Henry Raleigh was working for San Francisco newspaper company; illustration of car hitting pole
Item 23: Early illustration, 1902Add to your cart.

Man with hands on hips

Framed size 19" x 16"

Item 24: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1925Add to your cart.
Framed size 27.75" x 21.5"
Item 25: "Oh, Doctor!", story by Harry Leon Wilson, Saturday Evening Post, 1923 AugustAdd to your cart.
Framed size 29" x 24"
Item 26: "At Your Pleasure", unknown date and authorAdd to your cart.
Framed size 24.5" x 32.25"
Item 27: "Peep o'Day", story by Turbese Lummis Fisk, Ladies' Home Journal, 1927Add to your cart.
Framed size 27.5" x 23"
Item 28: Unknown, 1924Add to your cart.

Two older men huddled in doorway

Framed size 29" x 26.75"

Item 29: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1933Add to your cart.

Man talking to boy with others in background; books on desk

Framed size 25.5" x 24.5"

Item 30: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.
Framed size 25.5" x 24.5"
Item 31: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Three men talking to one another at an entrance

Framed size 20.5" x 16.25"

Item 32: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Two women with hats; one in red

Framed size 24.5" x 23.5"

Item 33: Illustration for Vanity FairAdd to your cart.

Man and woman on park bench

Framed size 22" x 18.75'

Item 34: Illustration for Saturday Evening PostAdd to your cart.

Man and woman in passionate embrace

Framed size 22.5" x 27.25"

Item 35: Illustration for Harper's Bazaar, 1922Add to your cart.

Man in hat and woman talking to woman in chair

Framed size 26" x 23"

Item 36: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Ghostly figure present in sky over man in plane

Frames size 23" x 20"

Item 37: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Woman gazing out window, man in wheelchair

Framed size 30.5" x 35"

Item 38: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Woman standing in doorway, back turned to man

Framed size 24.25" x 23"

Item 39: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1924Add to your cart.

Jolly woman laughing with seated man and woman in a tent

Framed size 25.5" x 22.25"

Item 40: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Hooded man in doorway

Framed size 27" x 22"

Item 41: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Man and woman under a tree in a garden

Framed size 42.5" x 35.5"

Item 42: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1926Add to your cart.

Policeman talking to younger man in street

Framed size 25.5" x 22.25"

Item 43: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Women in dressing room (style similar to Charles Dana Gibson)

Framed size 27" x 21.5"

Item 44: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1923Add to your cart.

Two women in dresses walking by man in a wheelchair

Framed size 24.5" x 19.5"

Item 45: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Man and woman trying to help fallen man outside of a vehicle

Framed size 28" x 23.75"

Item 46: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Colorful illustration featuring group of young girls surrounding a man outdoors

Framed size 24.75" x 24"

Item 47: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Woman disagreeing with man in office; another woman present

Framed size 37" x 28.5"

Item 48: "Teamed up with Chita", story by Sewell Ford, Saturday Evening Post, 1925 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Framed size 32" x 28"
Item 49: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1926 OctoberAdd to your cart.

Small child, two seated women, and another woman in hospital room

Framed size 30.5" x 24.5"

Item 50: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Group of men and women seated, with man standing with clippers

Framed size 31" x 23.75"

Item 51: "Humdrum House?", story by Maximilian Foster, Saturday Evening Post, 1924 MayAdd to your cart.
Framed size 22" x 25"
Item 52: "Professor, How Could You!", story by Harry Leon Wilson, Saturday Evening PostAdd to your cart.
Framed size 25.5" x 25"
Item 53: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1928Add to your cart.
Framed size 26.75" x 23"
Item 54: "The Stranger at the Feast", story by George Agnew Chamberlain, Saturday Evening Post, 1927Add to your cart.
Framed size 28.5" x 26"
Item 55: Illustration for Vanity FairAdd to your cart.

Wealthy couple looking around; well dressed

Framed size 21.5" x 16.5"

Item 56: Illustration for Saturday Evening PostAdd to your cart.

Woman holding balloon with child, man in background

Framed size 26.75" x 24"

Item 57: Unknown illustration, 1927Add to your cart.

Two men escorting a woman from room

Framed size 30" x 28"

Item 58: Illustration for Vanity FairAdd to your cart.

Woman with large hat seated next to man; gazing out

Framed size 20.5" x 17"

Item 59: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Group of men and women seated around table, under lamp

Framed size 32" x 27.5"

Item 60: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Group of men and women outdoors; looking onward and trying to talk to man hunched over in seat

Framed size 26" x 21"

Item 61: Illustration for Vanity Fair, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Woman reading to sick person in bed while children play on floor

Framed size 21.5" x 20"

Item 62: Unknown illustration, 1923Add to your cart.

Seated woman with hat, green shades of color

Framed size 25" x 20"

Item 63: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Woman painting at easel with man posing

Framed size 26" x 23.75"

Item 64: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Group of women and children huddled under umbrellas

Framed size 27" x 20"

Item 65: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Woman and man seated, in conversation, both holding walking sticks

Framed size 30.25" x 25.75"

Item 66: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, 1924Add to your cart.

Group of people at a party, chairs knocked over

Framed size 29.5" x 24"

Item 67: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Woman under a tree during autumn

Framed size 17.75" x 14"

Item 68: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Several people outside, on ground and at door, with cats in window, talking to man

Framed size 28" x 21"

Sub-Series 2: Framed Reproductions of Published IllustrationsAdd to your cart.
This section does not contain original illustrations, but consists of reproduced illustrations by Raleigh
Item 69: Illustration for McCall's, 1929Add to your cart.

Woman in red dress laying in bed

Framed size 33" x 31.5"

Item 70: Illustration for Saturday Evening Post, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Man grabbing woman from behind, child next to car

Framed size 43" x 38.5"

Item 71: Illustration for Woman's Home Companion, date unknownAdd to your cart.

Man and woman embraced, sitting on sofa; man sitting in recliner

Framed size 29" x 24.5"

Item 72: Unknown illustrationAdd to your cart.

Party scene with man and women smoking in background

Framed size 33" x 31.5"

Item 144: Copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald letter framed with illustration created for a Fitzgerald storyAdd to your cart.

Men and women at a dinner party

Framed size 47" x 41"

Sub-Series 3: Framed Engravings and LithographsAdd to your cart.
Item 90: "Hunger", 1917Add to your cart.

Lithograph for a WWI poster

Framed size 39.5" x 36"

Item 91: Print for a Chinese famine relief fund, 1920Add to your cart.

Lithograph

Framed size 43" x 46"

Item 93: "The Musicians", 1919Add to your cart.

Lithograph

Framed size 21" x 20.5"

Item 94: "The Fish Monger"Add to your cart.

Lithograph

Framed size 36" x 32.5"

Item 95: "The Fish Monger"Add to your cart.

Etching

Framed size 19.25" x 18.75"

Item 97: Paris street scene, 1910Add to your cart.

Etching

Framed size 15" x 14.25"

Item 98: Henry Raleigh's wife, DorothyAdd to your cart.

Etching

Framed size 20" x 17.5"

Item 99: "Intolerance", 1916Add to your cart.

Etching of the set for the D.W. Griffith movie, "Intolerance"

Framed size 23" x 20.25"

Item 101: Untitled, 1918Add to your cart.

Etching

Framed size 22.5" x 20.75"

Item 102: "Halt the Hun", 1918Add to your cart.

Etching after image created for WWI poster

Framed size 18.5" x 16"

Sub-Series 4: Framed War PostersAdd to your cart.
Item 83: Must Children Die and Mothers Plead in Vain? WWI Liberty Bond poster, 1917Add to your cart.
Framed size 34.5" x 28"
Item 84: Hunger, WWI poster, 1917Add to your cart.
Framed size 34.5" x 26"
Item 85: Halt the Hun! WWI poster, 1917Add to your cart.

Raleigh's first war poster

Framed size 38.5" x 26"

Item 86: Hun or Home? WWI poster, 1917Add to your cart.
Framed size 38.5" x 26"
Item 87: Blood or Bread, WWI poster, 1918Add to your cart.
Framed size 37.5" x 29.5"
Item 88: Red Cross children's fair poster, Aug 1918Add to your cart.

Original illustration on brown paper for a regional Red Cross children's fair held in Westport, Connecticut on August 31, 1918

Framed size 29" x 23"

Sub-Series 5: Framed Concept SketchesAdd to your cart.
Item 77: UntitledAdd to your cart.

Layout sketch on tracing paper

Framed size 24.5" x 17.75"

Item 78: Ad for Old Discovery WhiskeyAdd to your cart.

Concept sketch employing colored ink and watercolor wash

Framed size 30" x 28"

Item 79: UntitledAdd to your cart.

Concept sketch of a party scene employing colored ink and watercolor wash

Framed size 24" x 22.25"

Item 80: UntitledAdd to your cart.

Concept sketch of man carrying woman away from castle, employing colored ink and watercolor wash

Framed size 21.25" x 21"


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Framed Illustrations],
[Series 2: Loose Original Works of Art],
[Series 3: Magazine Tearsheets],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Books],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Photographs],
[Series 8: Personal Scrapbook],
[All]


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