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Frederick B. Duncan scrapbook on Marshall D. Smith, 1944-1966

Duncan, Frederick B.



Collection Information

Size: 1 Volume

Summary: The scrapbook, compiled by Duncan, contains 85 pen and ink letters in the form of captioned cartoons by the Chicago painter Marshall D. Smith to Duncan. The art works illustrate the events of their friendship, especially their mutual love "of Chicago,... and anything afloat." Also included are four snaphots of paintings by Smith owned by Duncan, and a typescript and handwritten notes by Duncan about the cartoons and his friendship with Smith.

Biographical/Historical Note

Marshall Smith was a Chicago painter and friend of Frederick B. Duncan.


Donated 1996 by John O. Duncan, son of Frederick B. Duncan.

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How to Cite This Collection

Frederick B. Duncan scrapbook on Marshall D. Smith, 1944-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.