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Thomas Nast drawings, [ca. 1864-1902]

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902

Cartoonist, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 56 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Drawings, sketches and cartoons.
REEL 2523: 37 drawings and sketches, ca. 1864-1889, cataloged by the Williams College Museum of Art.
REEL 3161: 18 pen and ink political cartoons and caricatures, undated and 1902, and a study, signed by Nast. 11 of the drawings contain captions on the verso by an unknown person.

Biographical/Historical Note

Cartoonist and illustrator; New York, N.Y.


Cartoons on reel 3161 donated, 1962, by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA. Drawings and sketches on reel 2523 lent for microfilming, 1982, by Williams College Museum of Art.

Location of Originals

  • Reel 2523: Originals in the Williams College Museum of Art Williamstown, Massachusetts.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2523 and 3161 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Nast drawings, [ca. 1864-1902]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.