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Fritz Eichenberg [videorecording]: illuminations / WGBH Ten O'Clock News ; producers, Christopher Lydon and Mark Davis, c1985

WGBH Educational Foundation

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Item videocassette (ca. 30 min.)

Summary: An interview of wood engraver and book illustrator Fritz Eichenberg conducted by Christopher Lydon for WGBH television station, broadcast December 25, 1985. Included are shots of Eichenberg's engravings for works by Shakespeare, Swift, Dostoevsky and many others. Also appearing is Harold McGrath, who demonstrates the printing of one of Eichenberg's engravings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, printmaker; Peace Dale, R.I. Died 1990.

Provenance

Donated 1992 by WGBH Educational Foundation. The video was made for and broadcast by WGBH, a PBS TV station. It was at Mrs. Eichenberg's suggestion that Christopher Lydon, the interviewer, arrange this gift.

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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from WGBH Educational Foundation.

How to Cite This Collection

Fritz Eichenberg [videorecording]: illuminations / WGBH Ten O'Clock News ; producers, Christopher Lydon and Mark Davis, c1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.