Size: 0.6 Linear feet
Summary: The scattered papers of designer and illustrator Inez Wheeler measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1910 to circa 1920s. The collection consists of pencil and painted drawings for fashion magazine covers and advertisements, war related illustrations, and general fashion designs. Also found are reproductions of Wheeler's work in various publications and clippings.
Designer and illustrator Inez Wheeler (1981-1978) was active in Battle Creek, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. Wheeler is known for her illustrations featured in department store publications and fashion advertisements. She married Louis Prell in 1921.
Donated 1978 by Detroit Public Library via Paul T. Scupholm, executive secretary of the Friends of the Library.
Processing of this collection received support from the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative.