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Series 6 | A Finding Aid to the Mary Margaret Sittig research material on Louis Prang, 1860-1978

Mary Margaret Sittig research material on Louis Prang, 1860-1978

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Series 6: Printed Material, 1866-1972
(Box 1-8; 2.5 linear feet)

Printed material includes clippings, commercial lithographs of book illustrations, chromolithographs of ceramics from the Walters Collection and of work by others,
The Card Autograph Album
by L. Prang and Co., color lithographs of miniature pictures of mammals, birds, fish, insects, and miscellaneous subjects, calendars, miscellaneous greeting cards including salesmen's sample books of cards, programs, labels, and advertising cards. There are chromolithographed and block-printed fabric items including fabric squares, a fabric-covered box, shawls, and fabric-covered portfolio covers displaying images primarily of flowers and young girls. The books published by L. Prang and Co. include
Prang's Standard Alphabets
,
American Text-Books of Art Education
,
The Prang Elementary Course in Art Instruction
,
Illustrations of the History of Art
, and
Yawcob's Dribulatons
that is autographed by Charles Follen Adams (a.k.a. Yawcob Strauss). Books published by others are primarily German children's books with fine illustrations. There is also a large portfolio of machine-cut stencil designs.
DescriptionContainer
Clippings, circa 1860-circa 1978
1
61
Clippings, 1918-1946
1
62
Clippings, 1952-1972
1
63
Commercial Lithographs of Book Illustrations, circa 1860-circa 1978
1
64
Chromolithographs of Ceramics from the Walters Collection, circa 1860-circa 1978
(4 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 4)
1
65-68
Chromolithographs of Art Work by Others, 1866-1903, circa 1860-circa 1978
(5 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 4)
1
69-73
The Card Autograph Album
by L. Prang and Co., 1871
1
74
Color Lithographs of Miniature Pictures of Mammals, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
1
Color Lithographs of Miniature Pictures of Birds, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
2
Color Lithographs of Miniature Pictures of Fish and Sea Creatures, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
3
Color Lithographs of Miniature Pictures of Insects, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
4
Color Lithographs of Miniature Pictures of Miscellaneous Subjects, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
5
Calendars, 1888-1952
(2 folders; Oversized Material Housed in OV 8)
2
6-7
New Year's Cards, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
8
Valentine's Day Cards, circa 1882-1893
(3 folders)
2
9-11
Easter Cards, 1880s
(2 folders)
2
12-13
Christmas Cards, circa 1881-1890
(4 folders)
2
14-17
Birthday Cards, 1870s-1890s
2
18
Miscellaneous Printed Cards, circa 1870-1887
(3 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 4)
2
19-21
Programs, 1881-1903
(2 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 4)
2
22-23
Miscellaneous Labels and Advertising Cards, circa 1860-circa 1978
(Oversized Material Housed in OV 8)
2
24
Chromolithographed and Block-Printed Fabric Items, circa 1860-circa 1978
(2 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 5 and Box 6)
2
25-26
Book
Prang's Standard Alphabets
, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
27
Book
Prang's Prize Babies
, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
28
Book
Language of Flowers
, Illustrated by Kate Greenaway, circa 1860-circa 1978
2
29
Book
Prang's Natural History Series for Children
, 1878
2
30
Books
American Text-Books of Art Education, Numbers 2-7 and 9
, Published by L. Prang and Co., 1879-1888
(7 folders)
2
31-37
Book
Der Kinder Wundergarten
by Friedrich Hofmann, 1882
2
38
Book
Prinzessin Wunderhold
by J. Trojan, 1883
2
39
Book
Drei Gute Freunde
, 1884
2
40
Book
A Gay Day for 7
by Mrs. Rose Mueller Sprague, Published by L. Prang and Co., 1887
2
41
Book
Autograph Recipes
Published by L. Prang and Co., 1888
2
42
Book
The Baby's Bouquet
by Walter Crane, 1890
2
43
Book
Das Schönste UBC Buch für die Jugend
, 1890
2
44
Book
Yawcob's Dribulatons
, Published by L. Prang and Co., 1894
2
45
Book
Flora's Feast
by Walter Crane, 1895
2
46
Book
Dream Pansies
by Bessie Gray, 1897
3
1
Books
The Prang Elementary Course in Art Instruction
, 1897-1898
(2 folders)
3
2-3
Oversized Commercial Lithograph of Abraham Lincoln, 1865
4
1
Oversized Chromolithographs of Ceramics from the Walters Collection, circa 1860-circa 1978,
(from Box 1, Folder 68)
4
2
Oversized Chromolithographs of Art Work by Others, circa 1866-1869
(from Box 1, Folder 73)
4
3
Two Oversized Salesmen's Sample Books of Miscellaneous Cards, circa 1860-circa 1978,
(from Box 2, Folder 19)
4
4
Five Oversized Miscellaneous Printed Cards, 1870-1884,
(from Box 2, Folder 21)
4
5
Two Copies of Oversized Program
The Prang Souvenir
, 1881
(from Box 2, Folder 22)
4
6
Two Oversized Chromolithographed and Embroidered Shawls (?) and a Chromolithographed Portfolio Cover; Oversized Fabric-Covered Portfolio Decorated with a Block Print Design, circa 1860-circa 1978,
(from Box 2, Folder 25)
5
2-5
Oversized Chromolithographed Fabric-Covered Box; Eight Chromolithographed Fabric Squares, circa 1860-circa 1978,
(from Box 2, Folder 25)
6
1
Oversized Books
Illustrations of the History of Art, Series 1 - IV
, 1879
(4 folders)
7
1-4
Oversized Portfolio of Machine-Cut Stencil Designs, circa 1860-circa 1978
(2 folders)
7
5-6
Oversized Calendar Page, 1952,
(from Box 2, Folder 7)
OV 8
Oversized Advertisement for Prang's Valentines, circa 1860-circa 1978,
(from Box 2, Folder 24)
OV 8

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.