Illustrators -- United States -- 19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 63
Abstract: The collection contains 73 drawings by illustrator Peter Newell which were acquired by the library, either by purchase or gift, primarily through funds left to the library by Newell's grandson Alfred Z. Baker (1907-1987). They include illustrations created for the Harper and Brothers firm and their periodicals Harper's Weekly, Harper's Monthly, and Harper's Bazar; illustrations created for other publishers; examples of Newell's personal artwork, such as a self-portrait and portraits of his...
Dates: 1878-circa 1920
Call Number: GEN MSS 1219
Abstract: The collection consists of 142 drawings and watercolors by twenty-seven artists who were commissioned by the Century Company to create illustrations for their popular periodicals The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine and St. Nicholas Magazine, in particular to illustrate stories for children. Most of the drawings have paper labels or production marks in crayon on their versos indicating the magazine, volume number, and projected page number where the images were to appear, the section of...