Wood blocks (printing blocks)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Blocks of wood on which designs, words, or other images are cut to print, usually as relief images, whether on paper, fabric, or other material.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of Bookplates by John W. Evans
Call Number: BKP 127
Overview: This collection includes bookplates designed by John W. Evans (1855-1943), a master wood engraver born in Brooklyn, NY.
Collection of Gillett Griffin production materials for A Mouse’s Tale
Call Number: AOB 116
Overview: The collection contains illustrations, proofs, and sketches created by Gillett Griffin for the publication of A Mouse’s Tale.
Dates: circa 1951-1965
Jacques Hnizdovsky collection
Call Number: AOB 61
Overview: This small collection contains primarily examples of the bold graphic style Hnizdovsky adopted toward the end of his career in the 1970s and 1980s. Some of the prints are hand colored; many are signed editions.
Dates: 1944-1987, bulk 1970-1985
John O. C. McCrillis Designs and Art Work
Call Number: AOB 18
Overview: The collection consists of examples of graphic designs and art works created by John McCrillis, including painting and drawing, relief printing, lettering, and typography. Examples are drawn from his work at the Yale University Press as well as his freelance work and works produced at McCrillis’s Penny-Whistle Press.
Donald Oenslager collection of Edward Gordon Craig
Call Number: GEN MSS 424
Overview: Collection contains materials collected by Donald Oenslager documenting the life and career of Edward Gordon Craig, including correspondence, writings, artwork and materials related to theater design, photographs and subject files. Correspondence includes letters between Craig, Isadora Duncan and Paris Singer, letters between Oenslager and various individuals concerning his collection and interest in Craig, and third party letters. Writings include holographs, typescripts, clippings and reviews...
Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature
Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...