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Wharton Esherick papers, 1920-1970

Esherick, Wharton, 1887-1970

Woodworker, Sculptor, Furniture designer


Collection Information

Size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Summary: Account books, 1920-1970, detailing commissions including clients, costs and sale price for furniture, prints and paintings; index card files detailing works, materials and services, and galleries; 3 loose price lists; and high school year book.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wood engraver, furniture maker, sculptor; Philadelphia, Pa. Born 1887. Died 1970.


Lent for microfilming 1991 by the Esherick family as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Esherick Family.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4559 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Wharton Esherick papers, 1920-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.