Harry Daniel Murphy drawings

Inclusive Dates: 
circa 1920s
Survey Repository: 
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

Harry Daniel Murphy Drawings Collection consists of 2 undated original drawings created by Murphy: a pencil drawing, possibly a self-portrait, and a charcoal composite drawing of character sketches, including Abraham Lincoln, women, children, torsos, eyes, etc., signed by Murphy.

Biographical Historical Note

Harry Daniel Murphy was a political cartoonist who worked mostly in Portland, Oregon, and in Denver, his cartoons appearing in newspapers there and in Chicago, San Francisco, and elsewhere.