Dot and Tot illustrations

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

127 ink drawings consisting of original illustrations by Denslow for L. Frank Baum's children's book, Dot and Tot of Merryland, published by George M. Hill Company, 1901. Forms part of the Joseph T. Ryerson collection.

Biographical Historical Note

William Wallace "W. W." Denslow was an American illustrator and caricaturist who was the illustrator of the first editions of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.