The Seeker in the Marshes : illustrated by the Philadelphia Sketch Club; presented to Mr. W. Moylan Lansdale club historian by his fellow members, 1889, 1889

Lansdale, W. (William) Moylan, b. 1842 d. 1926
Painter, Lawyer, Historian
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Volume presented to W. Moylan Lansdale, historian of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, containing 32 original drawings and prints by members of the Philadelphia Sketch Club, illustrating Daniel L. Dawson's text, "Seeker in the Marshes." The illustrations, in order of appearance, are signed: Frederic B. Schell, Walter M. Dunk, Frederick L. Pitts, Bernhard Uhle, J. B. Blaike, Charles H. Stephens, Joseph Neely, Jr., W. C. Noll, Thomas Anshutz, Covington Few Seiss, Max Stern, _ Day (possibly Joseph R. Day, Frank M. Day, or Arthur Day), Carl Dietz, Ludwig. E. Faber, Birdsall D. Paine, Frank F. English, Henry T. Cariss, R.E. Lummis, F. B. or possibly E. B. (possibly Edmund B. Bensell or Franklin Dullin Biscoe), Peter Moran, F. Cresson Schell, William A. Porter, W. J. Clark Jr., John C. Hensel, J. Madison Taylor, Henry R. Poore, Aubrey Huston, and William J. Thomson.

Lent for microfilming 2002 by Christine Rendell, who received it from her aunt by marriage, Mrs. Elizabeth Jones. Jones was Lansdale's grandaughter. Jones received the volume from her mother, Lansdale's daughter, Maria Lansdale.

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