Ted Rose photography and art

Inclusive Dates: 
1950s–2000s (bulk 1960s–1990s)
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

9.0 linear feet of material consisting of photographs by Ted Rose, many made as study images for his paintings, and reference material, including photocopy images of his paintings.

Biographical Historical Note

Ted Rose was a leading U.S. railroad artist based in Santa Fe, NM, whose work was widely shared in railroad periodicals, books and railfan calendars, as well as in exhibitions.