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Thomas Nast letters, 1874-1896

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902

Cartoonist, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: REEL D9: A letter to William A. Moore, November 5, 1877, describing his engraving techniques, and to Charles Henry Hart, July 20, 1896, regarding a drawing of Napoleon by Nast.
REEL 3161: A letter, 1874, from Nast to "Dear Sir" thanking him for the "complimentary notice" of Nast's art work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Illustrator, cartoonist; New York, N.Y.


Letters on reel D9 donated, 1955-1962, by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA. Letter on reel 3161 was transfered from the National Portrait Gallery Library, 1981.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels D9 (fr. 758-761) 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 letters, 1874-1896. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.