Thomas Nast letters, 1874-1896

Nast, Thomas, b. 1840 d. 1902
Illustrator, Cartoonist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 3 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: REEL D9: A letter to William A. Moore, November 5, 1877, describing his engraving techniques, and to Charles Henry Hart, July 20, 1896, regarding a drawing of Napoleon by Nast.

REEL 3161: A letter, 1874, from Nast to "Dear Sir" thanking him for the "complimentary notice" of Nast's art work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator, cartoonist; New York, N.Y.

Letters on reel D9 donated, 1955-1962, by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA. Letter on reel 3161 was transfered from the National Portrait Gallery Library, 1981.

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