Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (200 items)
Collection Summary: Two engraved portraits, four sketchbooks and a few loose sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements; newspaper and magazine clippings; including several regarding the early art career of his son Adolph; photographs of his art work and a undated photograph of Block painting outdoors; postcards from Adolph written to him and his wife while traveling in Europe in 1927; and correspondence.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, engraver, and etcher. Studying at the Art Students League in New York.
The donor, Adolph Block, is Henry Block's son.