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Illustrations by William Glackens and letter from Ira Glackens, 1938

Mason, Gregory, 1889-

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 10 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Eight trial photographs of illustrations by Glackens for the book, "Remember the Maine," by Gregory Mason (New York: H. Holt & Co., 1939); and a photocopy of a letter, Dec. 2, 1938, from Glacken's son, Ira, to Ruth Mason, Gregory's wife and agent, discussing the photographs and William's work as a wartime newspaper and magazine illustrator. Also included is a trial photograph of the battleship.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in Europe.


Donated by Eliot F. Bartlett, who is the son of Ruth Mason, Gregory Mason's wife, 1973.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Illustrations by William Glackens and letter from Ira Glackens, 1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.