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Series 7 | A Finding Aid to the Chester Beach papers, 1846-1999, bulk circa 1900-1999 | Digitized Collection

Chester Beach papers, 1846-1999, bulk circa 1900-1999

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Series 7: Artwork, circa 1900-1955
0.3 linear feet
Boxes 4, 11

Artwork by Chester Beach includes drawings, sketches, and designs for a few of his Christmas cards. The sketchbook contains drawings of sculpture. Work by other artists consists of prints; several are signed, but the only completely legible signature is Ezra Winter.
Materials are arranged by artist and subject. Project files (Series 3) contain numerous drawings and sketches by Chester Beach, though few are finished artwork. An exception is
The Legend of Archmere
, with many finished, colored drawings. Among the Christmas cards (series 6) are numerous artist-designed cards, many with original artwork, received by the Beach family. Additional artwork by Chester Beach includes book plates and a place card etched for Mr. and Mrs. George Davison, found in volume 1 of the scrapbooks (Series 8).
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
By Chester Beach - Drawings and Sketches
Early Work (San Francisco and Paris), circa 1900-1907
4
9
Christmas Card Designs, 1911-1955
4
10
Animals, circa 1920-1940
4
11
Figures, Female, circa 1920-1940
4
12
Figures, Male, circa 1920-1940
4
13
Figures, Couples and Groups, circa 1920-1940
4
14
Heads, circa 1920-1940
4
15
Landscapes, circa 1920-1940
4
16
Medallions and Coins, circa 1926
4
17
Miscellaneous Subjects, circa 1920-1940
4
18
"Sketches of Cornelia Mil[illegible] in Dutch Costume 1907", 1907
4
19
Sketchbook (1 volume), circa 1920-1940
4
20
By Other Artists
Prints, 1921, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 11, Folder 3
4
21
Oversized Print scanned with Box 4, Folder 21, 1921
11
3

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