John Francis Holme drawings

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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

0.2 linear (1 box) of material consisting of fifteen pen-and-ink drawings by illustrator and printer Frank Holme and a printed list of the officers and stockholders of the Bandar Log Press, established by Holme.

Biographical Historical Note

John Francis (Frank) Holme was a newspaper artist and printer of books. He worked as a newspaper illustrator in Chicago and was a founder of the School of Illustration in Chicago as well as the Palette and Chisel Club. In 1895 he established the Bandar Log Press, which moved with him to Asheville, North Carolina, in 1901, and then to Arizona in 1902.

Additional Notes

Related collections: George Ade Papers, Newberry Library.