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Edwin Willard Deming papers, [undated] and 1923-1925

Deming, Edwin Willard, 1860-1942

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: Typescript (photocopy), "The Life of Edwin Willard Deming," possibly by his daughter Alden Deming, undated; a priced list of Deming's works of art; copyprints made from glass slides, including 23 of works of art, and 22 of American Indians and related scenes; a catalog from the Brooklyn Museum exhibition on Deming, "Paintings, Decorations, and Bronzes of American Indians and Animals," 1922; and the publication by Therese O. Deming, "Edwin Willard Deming: His Work," c1925.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator, sculptor; specialized in depicting American Indians. Since childhood, Deming had a close association with various tribes of American Indians.


Donated 1991 by Josephine W. Deming, the widow of Deming's son, Hall.

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How to Cite This Collection

Edwin Willard Deming papers, [undated] and 1923-1925. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.