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Douglas Volk and Leonard Wells Volk papers, circa 1858-1965, bulk bulk 1870-1935

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1.8: Artwork and Sketchbooks , circa 1870-circa 1934
0.78 Linear feet
Boxes 10, 12, OV 13

Sketches by Douglas Volk are primarily in pencil with some in ink and watercolor. Also found is a small oil-on-wood and a small oil-on-canvas sketch. Sketches in Volk's fifteen sketchbooks include landscapes, cityscapes of European cities including Venice and Rome, seascapes, figure studies, and studies from master paintings.
Artwork by others includes an ink and watercolor sketch of Hewnoaks by Wendell Volk (1905), and two sketchbooks of Wendell Volk that date from childhood, but also include some later designs; one sketchbook of Marion Volk Bridge, that also dates from childhood and contains some rug designs; multiple prints of an engraving of a portrait of Douglas Volk by E. G. Williams & Br., NY.; a sketch by Edmund Aubrey Hunt; and a sketch made around a photograph of a fireplace showing a fireplace and mantelpiece design, possibly by Gerome or Wendell Volk.
Series is scanned in entirety.
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Oils, 1891
10
3
Sketchbook, Untitled (1 of 5), circa 1870-circa 1900
10
4
Sketchbook, Untitled (2 of 5), circa 1870-circa 1900
10
5
Sketchbook, Untitled (3 of 5), circa 1870-circa 1900
10
6
Sketchbook, Untitled (4 of 5), circa 1870-circa 1900
10
7
Sketchbook, Untitled (5 of 5), circa 1870-circa 1900
10
8
Sketchbook, Untitled (France?), circa 1870s
10
9
Sketchbook, Untitled (New Hampshire?), circa 1870s
10
10
Sketchbook, Rocca di Papa, Italy, 1871
10
11
Sketchbook, Italy, 1871-1872
10
12
Sketchbook, Venice, Italy, circa 1872
10
13
Sketchbook, Rome, Italy, circa 1873
10
14
Sketchbook, Rome, Italy, 1873
10
15
Sketchbook, Venice, Italy, 1873
10
16
Sketchbook, Untitled, circa 1878
10
17
Sketchbook, Untitled, 1885
10
18
Sketches, circa 1870-circa 1900
Oversized material housed in Box 12, Folder 3 and OV 13
10
19
Sketches, circa 1870-circa 1900
10
20
Sketches, on Photo of Leonard Wells Volk's Lincoln Life Mask , circa 1934
10
21
Artwork by Others, circa 1870-circa 1905
Sketchbook of Marion Volk Bridge, circa 1890s
10
22
Sketch and Sketchbooks of Wendell Volk, circa 1890-circa 1905
Oversized material housed in Box 12, Folder 3
10
23
Other Artwork, circa 1870-circa 1930
Oversized material housed in Box 12, Folder 3
10
24
Oversized Sketches scanned with Box 10, Folders 19-20
12
3
Oversized Sketch and Sketchbooks of Wendell Volk scanned with Box 10, Folder 23
12
3
Oversized Other Artwork scanned with Box 10, folder 24
12
3
Oversized Sketches scanned with Box 10, Folders 19-20
OV 13

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