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Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938

Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938

Card, Helen L. (Helen Luise)

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 24 v. (on 8 microfilm reels).

Summary: A series of scrapbooks compiled by Card on late 19th and early 20th century illustrators and cartoonists, each containing illustrations and political cartoons from magazines, newspapers, and books, together with lists of illustrations, and in some cases critical and biographical articles. Most of the reproductions are from Harper's Weekly and Monthly, Scribner's, and Century. Illustrators represented are Edwin Austin Abbey (2 v., 1871-1929, reel N68-17), Arthur B. Frost (4 v., 1874-1924, reel N68-18), Arthur I. Keller (3 v., 1886-1924, reel N68-23), Edward W. Kemble (6 v., 1880-1919, reels N68-24 & 25), Charles Stanley Reinhart (3 v., 1870-1897, reel N68-31), Frederic Remington (5 v., 1886-1938, reel N68-26), and William Thomas Smedley (1 v., 1880-1910, reel N68-32).

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1968 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels N68-17 - 18, N68-23- N68-26, and N68-31 - N68-32 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art scrapbooks on American illustrators, 1870-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.