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Edwin G. Cassedy works of art, circa 1938-1959

Cassedy, Edwin G.

Painter, Etcher, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: The Edwin Cassedy works of art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1938-1959. included are prints, drawings, preliminary sketches, and etching plates. Although the dates of the works overlap with Cassedy's career as an illustrator at the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of Ethnology, they were not produced for the Bureau. Also found is a letter from Cassedy to Jean Terry.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edwin Cassedy (1885-1950) was an American illustrator, painter and etcher of Washington, D.C.


The collection was donated in 2020 by Davol Tedder, a distant relative of Cassedy's.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Edwin G. Cassedy works of art, circa 1938-1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.