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[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]

American Artists Group


Collection Information

Size: 10 Prints

Summary: 10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.

Biographical/Historical Note

Greeting card company. Founded 1934; New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.


Donated 1989 by Helen Ransom, who purchased them at a gift shop in the 1940s.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 462-483) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.