Tony Sarg papers, 1904-1963

Sarg, Tony, b. 1880 d. 1942
Painter, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: ca. 2000 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Biographical sketches; published and unpublished writings including a lecture on puppetry and puppet play scripts by Sarg and Remo Bufano; sketches of marionettes; reports of audience reaction to puppet performances; business correspondence with Ernest Briggs; photographs of puppets and puppeteers; clippings; catalogs; programs; and printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note: Puppeteer, marionettist, childrens' books illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist, painter, craftsman, lecturer, and writer; New York, N.Y. His full name was Anthony Frederick Sarg.

Lent for microfilming, 1979, Detroit Institute of Art Archives.

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