Wharton Esherick papers, 1920-1970

Esherick, Wharton, b. 1887 d. 1970
Sculptor, Woodworker, Furniture designer
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.; Paoli, Pa.

Collection size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: Account books, 1920-1970, detailing commissions including clients, costs and sale price for furniture, prints and paintings; index card files detailing works, materials and services, and galleries; 3 loose price lists; and high school year book.

Biographical/Historical Note: Wood engraver, furniture maker, sculptor; Philadelphia, Pa. Born 1887. Died 1970.

Lent for microfilming 1991 by the Esherick family as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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