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Oral history interview with Robert Chesley Osborn, 1974 Oct. 21

Oral history interview with Robert Chesley Osborn, 1974 Oct. 21

Osborn, Robert Chesley, 1904-1994

Caricaturist, Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 4 sound files ; digital, wav

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 41 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Chesley Osborn conducted 1974 Oct. 21, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Osborn (1904-1994) was an illustrator and painter of Salisbury, Conn.

Provenance

These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Funding

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Chesley Osborn, 1974 Oct. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.