Ivan Albright medical drawings made in Nantes, France

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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

Medical drawings made direct from patients & in operating room in Base Hospital # 11 located at Nantes, France, manuscript, 1918-1919; contains 46 drawings by Albright.

Biographical Historical Note

Ivan Le Lorraine Albright was a painter and printmaker who lived and worked in the Chicago area until 1963, when he moved permanently to Vermont. During World War I, Albright made medical drawings in an American military hospital in Nantes, France.

Additional Notes

Related collection: University of Chicago Office of the President, Levi Administration Records, University of Chicago; Ivan Albright Collection, Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, The Art Institute of Chicago.