Finding Aid for the Collection of Original Works of Art on Paper, v.d.

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Finding Aid for the Collection of Original Works of Art on Paper, v.d.

Collection number: Original 99

UCLA Library Special Collections

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Los Angeles, CA

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Title: Collection of Original Works of Art on Paper,
Date (inclusive): v.d.
Collection number: Original 99
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Original Works of Art on Paper (Collection Original 99). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

Container List

 

The absentee. [London? ca. 1859].

Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 10cm. Original pencil and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for The absentee by Maria Edgeworth. London: Routledge [ca. 1859] Routledge Cheap Literature no.135. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

Agincourt. [London? 18--].

Physical Description: 1 item. 18 × 11cm. Original pencil and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for Agincourt by George Payne Rainsford James. London: Routledge [18--] Sadleir 3600 [l]. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

Collection of scenery scheets for toy theatres. Copenhagen [ca. 1900?].

Creator/Collector: Alfred Jacobsens Kunstforlag
Physical Description: 35 items. Color lithographs.
 

Anatole, Views of Turkish costumes. Paris, Lemercier, [ca. 1858].

Physical Description: 2 items. 49 × 36 cm. Original lithographs by Anatole and Bocquin.
 

St. Francis., n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Angelo, Valenti, 1897-
Physical Description: 1 item. 23.5 × 33cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

The drawing depicts St. Francis of Assisi preaching to the birds.

Note

Publishing history unknown.
 

The grizzly and his captors. San Francisco, Wide West [n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Anthony & Baker, engravers
Physical Description: 1 item. 27 × 21cm. Engraved letter sheet.

Scope and Content Note

The engraving, 13 × 18cm. including title, depicts a grizzly bear being lassooed by four vaqueros.
 

Henry Miller. [n.p., 1965].

Creator/Collector: Atkins, Jane
Physical Description: 1 item. 37 cm. Bronze bust.

Note

Gift of Henry Miller.
 

Illustrations for Jane Austen's Persuasion. London: Book Society, 1944. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Austen, John
Physical Description: 8 items. 22.5 × 14.5 cm. Pencil drawings enhanced by watercolor.
 

Autochrome transparencies. v.p., [ca. 191-].

Physical Description: 8 items. 13.5 × 18cm. Glass plates.

Scope and Content Note

Landscapes and still life images.

Note

[Shelved with slides].
 

Portrait of Aldous Huxley. [Los Angeles? 1962].

Creator/Collector: Bachardy, Don, 1934-
Physical Description: 1 item. 90 × 29.5cm. framed. Ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Signed by the artist. Signed and dated by the subject, August 2nd, 1962.

Note

Gift of Jacob I. Zeitlin, 1979.
[Permanent loan to Reference Department].
 

Portrait of Gerald Heard. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Bachardy, Don, 1934-
Physical Description: 1 item. 57 × 24 cm. Ink and wash drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed to Michael [Barrie] from Don [Bachardy].

Note

Gift of Michael Barrie.
 

Portrait of Gerald heard. [Los Angeles? 1962].

Creator/Collector: Bachardy, Don, 1934-
Physical Description: 1 item. 92 × 42cm. framed. Ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Signed by the artist. Signed and dated by the subject, 13 December, 1962.

Note

Gift of Jay Michael Barrie, 1978.
 

Posters. Berkeley, California: Druid Press, ca. 1972-1975.

Creator/Collector: Baldock, Robert
Physical Description: [?] items. Approximately 60.5 cm. Artist's proofs.

Scope and Content Note

A group of broadsides commemorating various authors, among them Anaïs Nin, Virginia Woolf, and William Butler Yeats. Signed by the artist.
 

Baños de Apoquindo, Chile, June 1856--Views.

Physical Description: Original watercolor; size 9 × 11.25. Artist and date unknown.
 

Self etching Rasputin. [n.p. (Hollywood?) ca., 1932].

Creator/Collector: Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954
Physical Description: 1 item. 34.5 × 27cm. Hand-colored etching, 3/50, signed in the plate.
Physical Description: Framed in black and gold frame with linen liner, 53.5 × 40.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts the actor in costume and make-up for his role in the film, Rasputin and the Empress, engrossed in drawing his self-portrait.

Note

[Hanging in HB's office].
 

Drawings [San Francisco & v.p.,] 1958-1963.

Creator/Collector: Barton, Rick
Physical Description: 7 packages, 1 box, 757 items. Original pen and ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of drawings, chiefly pen and ink, many of which were published by the Peregrine Press in their limited edition print portfolios.

Note

Gift of Henry Evans.
[Packages shelved */doc box over cabinet].
 

Bas-relief profile of Sir John Bowring. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item. 39.5cm. Plaster bas-relief, in circular frame.
Physical Description: Framed, 55 cm.

Note

[Smith Room].
 

Battle of Chickamauga. Chicago: Kurz & Allison, c. 1890.

Physical Description: 1 item. 44 × 63.5cm. Color lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

General Rosecrans is depicted on horseback with his Union troops facing General Bragg and the Confederate forces.
 

...but never surrenders. ca. 1900.

Creator/Collector: Beerbohm, Sir Max, 1872-1956
Physical Description: Original drawing in pencil and wash of Sir John Palmer Brabazon; with inscription For Jack [Gilbert Bohun] Lynch from M.X.
Physical Description: 33 × 20 cm.
 

Album, [Paris, France], 1824.

Creator/Collector: Bellangé, Joseph Louis Hippolyte, 1800-1866
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 cm. Bound volume of lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Contains 12 lithographs signed in the stone by Bellangé, lithographed by Villain (François le Villain?).
 

Illustration for Bemelmans' Hansi. n.p. (New York?), ca. 1934.

Creator/Collector: Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962
Physical Description: 1 item. 6 × 13.5 cm. Original crayon and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

This drawing depicts a baby lying on a large pillow. In a mat, 10 × 18.5 cm. Hansi was published by The Viking Press, New York, 1934.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard Meeks.
 

Illustrations for Bulwer-Lytton's Pelham. [London?, ca. 188-?].

Creator/Collector: Bennett, H., 1880-
Physical Description: 3 items. 20.5 × 25cm. Pen and ink drawings on Bristol board.

Scope and Content Note

Publishing history unknown. Signed and captioned by the artist. 1) vol.1, p.181, Jocko and the Landlady in Pelham's Room; 2) vol.1, p.289, Russelton and Pelham discussing Sir Willoughby Townsend's coat; 3) vol.3, p.331, Johnson, Dawon and Pelham discovered in Mrs. Bremston's bedroom.
 

Los Angeles presiding spirit watches t.v. [Elrito, New Mexico] 1970.

Creator/Collector: Bentley, Wilder, 1900-
Physical Description: 1 item. 14.5 × 12 cm. Original woodcut. Mounted: 18.5 × 16 cm.

Scope and Content Note

4th edition.
 

Portrait of Alice B. Toklas. [Paris?, ca. 1930?].

Creator/Collector: Berman, Eugene, 1899-
Physical Description: 1 item. 55 × 40 cm. Ink drawing. Framed, 73 × 58 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Partial ink sketch of Gertrude Stein on verso.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
[Hanging in Reading Room].
[Stored small CBC Room - AC 6/28/90].
 

Architectural drawings. San Francisco, 1868-ca. 1875

Creator/Collector: Bestor, Henry T.
Physical Description: 3 items. Pen and ink drawings on linen.

Scope and Content Note

Architectural drawing of a four story dwelling, 1868. 60 × 73 cm. Architectural drawings of a school building with floor plans. 2 sheets, 34 × 92 cm. The architects address shows these to have been drawn after 1875.
 

Woodcuts, [n.p. (England), ca. 1797].

Creator/Collector: Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828
Physical Description: 16 items. Woodblock prints.

Scope and Content Note

Proofs from Bewick's A History of British Birds.

Note

Gift of B&L Rootenberg, 1980.
 

State of California. Boston, M.M. Ballou, 1855.

Creator/Collector: Billings,
Physical Description: 1 item. 8 × 23.5 cm. Hand-colored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Removed from Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion, vol.9, no.11, September 15, 1855. Included is text describing the symbolism of the engraving and extolling the State of California. Engraved by John Andrew. Drawn by Billings (perhaps Hammatt Billings, 1818-1874, who was a Bostonian.).
 

Whitby. England, ca. 1800?

Creator/Collector: Bird, J., 1768-1829
Physical Description: 1 item. 15 × 21cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

Whitby was the birthplace of Captain James Cook.

Note

Ex-libris: Sir Maurice Holmes.
 

Bird engravings. London, Wildes, 1796-1803.

Physical Description: 19 items. 24 × 19.5 cm. plate mark. Hand-colored engravings.

Scope and Content Note

Engraved by J. Pass, drawn by G. Edwards and J. Reinold, the engravings appear to have been removed from a book.
 

Donald the Hammerer. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Blake, William, 1757-1827
Physical Description: 1 item. 17.3 × 13.7 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

This picture depicts a man at a forge, with a woman and a youth. It appears to be a preliminary study for Man at a Forge, attributed incorrectly by Gilchrist to Blake's Europe, a Prophecy, Lambeth, Printed by William Blake, 1794. See Alexander Gilchrist's Life of William Blake, London, 1863, vol.2, p.202, no.15.

Note

Gift of Miss Margaret Gage, July, 1964.
 

[In maiden meditation, fancy free. n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Blake, William, 1757-1827
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 27 cm. Original pencil drawing.

Scope and Content Note

This drawing depicts figures in the air around a girl, who is reading as she walks. Listed in Alexander Gilchrist's Life of William Blake, London, 1863, vol.2, p.253, no.154. On the verso is a pencil sketh of a woman holding a scroll.

Note

Gift of Miss Margaret Gage, July 1964.
 

William Makepeace Thackeray. [London?, ca. 1863].

Creator/Collector: Boehm, Sir Joseph Edgar, 1834-1890
Physical Description: 1 item. 57.5cm. Plaster statuette, painted.

Scope and Content Note

Begun in two sittings in 1860 and finished after Thackeray's death, this standing figure is said to be a very good likeness.

Note

Gift of Weseley Griswold, 1975.
[Stored in Smith Room 3/2001].
 

Mission San Antonio de Padua. [n.p. (California) ca. 1920].

Creator/Collector: Borein, Edward, 1873-1945
Physical Description: 1 item. 35.7 × 48.7 cm. Original etching. Signed in pencil in the margin.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced in Edward Borein's Etchings of the West, 1950 (*NE/2210/B64S7).

Note

Ex-libris: W.W. Robinson.
 

[The carriage. Chicago, Stone & Kimball, 1896].

Creator/Collector: Bradgon, Claude Fayette, 1866-1946
Physical Description: 1 item. 43 × 30.5 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted: 66 × 50.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Poster advertising The Chap-Book. Titles of posters were listed in the issue of December 16, 1896. This is no.10.
 

Drawings. n.p., ca. 1850.

Creator/Collector: Bradley, Edward, 1827-1889
Physical Description: 7 items. Original pen and ink drawings. 5 of the drawings are mounted on 1 piece of cardboard, 25.5 × 19cm.; 2 on another piece, 7 × 12 cm.

Scope and Content Note

The following appear in Bradley's The adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford freshman, London, 1853 (Sadleir no.3432): Her play becomes earnest ... (p.93); Mr Verdant Green joins in a trap ... (p.111); Mr. Green, however ... (p.113); As archery is in fasion ... (2 drawings, pp.99 and 100). The following appear in Bradley's The further adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, London, 1854 (Sadleir no.3433): Mr. Verdant Green in a moment of weakness ... (p.47); and They enjoy altogether a very lively day ... (p.93).

Note

Edward Bradley used the pseudonym Cuthbert Bede.
 

Harper's Bazaar cover designs. [n.p.], 1895.

Creator/Collector: Bradley, Will H. 1868-1962
Physical Description: 2 items. Original ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

1) Thanksgiving number, 1895. 51 × 34 cm. 2) Christmas, 1895. 37.5 × 25 cm.
 

Poster design for R.D. Blackmore's Fringilla. [n.p.], 1895.

Creator/Collector: Bradley, Will H. 1868-1962
Physical Description: 1 item. 46 × 18.5 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cf. Blackmore, Richard Doddridge. Fringilla. Cleaveland, Burrows, 1895. The poster differs silghtly from the title page design.
 

Illustration for The Diary of Anne Frank. [n.p.], 1972.

Creator/Collector: Broderson, Morris, 1928-
Physical Description: 1 item. 56.5 × 38.5 cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Black and white lithograph enhanced with brown wash, signed in pencil and numbered 23/125.

Note

Gift of Gloria I., and Newton D. Werner, 1980.
 

El paso de Robles hot and cold sulphur springs. San Francisco [ca. 1883].

Creator/Collector: Brodie (J.R.) & Company
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 × 46 cm. Original lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Advertisement for Paso Robles Springs, with a chemical analysis of the water. Published at 420 Clay Street, the address of J.R. Brodie & Company, (James R. Brodie and Samuel Valleau) from 1880 to 1885.

Note

[Shelved *].
 

Illustrations for Robert Macaire in England, by George W.M. Reyolds. London, ca. 1840.

Creator/Collector: Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
Physical Description: 17 items. Original pencil drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Robert Macaire in England, a novel in 3 vol. with seventeen illustrations by Phiz, was first published by Thomas Tegg, London, 1840. Sadleir no.2040.
 

The lovers. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
Physical Description: 1 item. 10 × 11 cm. Original wash drawing. Mounted in a hinged mat, 22 × 27 cm.

Scope and Content Note

The drawing shows two lovers in a moonlit scene. Signed with Browne's pseudonym, Phiz. Publishing history unknown. Shown at the Hove Museum Loan Exhibition in 1951.

Note

Ex-libris: Reverend Cannon F.H.D. Smythe.
 

Jake Zeitlin. Los Angeles, ca. 1937.

Creator/Collector: Brunswig, Marguerite, 1902?-
Physical Description: 1 item. 42 cm. Plaster bust.

Scope and Content Note

Portrait bust of Jacob Israel Zeitlin.

Note

Gift of Mr. Zeitlin, 1975.
On catalog cabinet in Exhibit Room.
 

Murals. v.p. (California) v.d.

Creator/Collector: Buff, Conrad, 1886-
Physical Description: 87 items. 5 × 8. Photographs.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of photographs printed from negatives in the Conrad Buff Collection.

Note

5 × 8 copy negatives are also available.
 

Gerald heard. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Bush, Gladys Lewis
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 cm. Bronze bust.

Note

[In exhibit room].
 

Venice auburn-haired beauty parade. Sunday, August 16th, 12 o'clock noon. [Los Angeles?] The Free Venice Beachhead, c. 1980.

Creator/Collector: C
Physical Description: 1 item. 48.5 × 32 cm. Colored lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts a woman in a 1920s bathing costume and includes an advertisement for the Pacific Electric Railway. no.46 of an edition of 250.

Note

Gift of Brude Henstell, 1982.
 

Drawing, n.p., 1905.

Creator/Collector: Cady, Harrison, 1877- [Full name: Walter Harrison Cady]
Physical Description: 1 item. 30.5 × 27 cm. Original pen and ink drawing, oversize.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts an insect playing a hurdy-gurdy while a squirrel in a mobcap looks on. Publishing history unknown. Stamped on the reverse are the words Overly Dep't. 3:40 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 1905.
 

California views. v.p., ca. 1896.

Physical Description: 19 items. Original watercolors. 5 items approximately 23 × 20 cm. and 14 items approximately 15 × 23 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Included are views of missions, churches, houses, and landscapes, probably California.

Note

Ex-libris: Joseph LeCompte Davis.
 

Kenneth Rexroth. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Callahan, James
Physical Description: 1 item. 87 × 67 cm. Oil portrait. Framed, 88.5 × 68.5 cm.

Note

Bequest of Helen Jacobson, 1975.
 

Caricature of George McManus. New York, 1919.

Creator/Collector: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1919
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 21 cm. Photo-offset of an original pencil drawing.
 

Charcoal drawing of sleeping child. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Chapin, James, 1887-1975
Physical Description: 40.5 × 27.8 cm.
 

Charles Boyer. n.p., ca. 1948.

Physical Description: 1 item. 27.5 × 22 cm. Pen and watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

Caricature of Charles Boyer backstage peeping at the audience.
 

Charlie Eaton's old school. [England, 18--].

Physical Description: 1 item. 25 × 31 cm. Watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

An oval picture of a three story building beside and a little in front of a ruined tower.
 

Picture Book 2. Lay-Out (quarter size).

Creator/Collector: Charlot, Jean, 1898-
Physical Description: 144pp. 11.5 × 14.8 cm.

Note

Ex-libris: Jake Zeitlin.
 

Chepstow Castle, England.

Scope and Content Note

Colored sketch of Chepstow Catle, Monmouth Company, England, signed by J.E.M. Secit.
 

Ralph Bunche. n.p., ca. 1969.

Creator/Collector: Cherne, Leo, 1912-
Physical Description: 1 item. 40 cm. Bronze bust.

Note

Gift of the sculptor, 1969.
 

The Trollope family. From a sketch taken from life, made in Cincinnati in 1829. Lithograph by Childs & Inman. Philadelphia, c. 1832.

Creator/Collector: Childs & Inman
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 45 cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Caricature of the Trollope family, done in revenge for the Englsih satire, The domestic manners of the Americans, by Frances Trollope, 1832.

Note

[Shelved oversize].
 

Chinese Tortures. A Collection of ten paintings, Ho-nan, China, 1833?

Physical Description: 10 watercolors on pith. 2.5 × 13.25.
 

Clarence Seward Darrow bribery trial jury. Los Angeles, ca. 1912.

Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 36.5 cm. Photograph. Mounted: 40.5 × 50 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Celebrating the birthday of Manly R. Williams, foreman of the jury for the second Darrow bribery trial.

Note

Ex-libris: James H. Pope.
[Shelved oversize].
 

Short. [n.p. (England) ca. 1880s].

Creator/Collector: Clarke, Joseph Clayton
Physical Description: 1 item. 17.8 × 12.3 cm. Watercolor and ink drawing. Mounted and overmatted 35.4 × 27.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Signed Kyd. Short, a character from Charles Dickens' Old Curiosity Shop, is depicted with the puppet Punch across his shoulders.
 

Class portrait. n.p., ca. 185-?

Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 21 cm. Composite Daguerreotype.

Scope and Content Note

22 individual oval portraits re-photographed as a full-plate Daguerreotype. Possibly the work of Southworth & Hawes.
 

Henry H. Cobbett, ornamental printing. Los Angeles(?) 187-(?)

Creator/Collector: Cobbett, Henry H.
Physical Description: 1 item. 26 × 54 cm. Painted in colors on wood.

Scope and Content Note

Cobbett is believed to have been a Los Angeles printer.

Note

Acquired by purchase, ca. 1950s.
 

The happy courtship, merry marriage, and picnic dinner, of Cock Robin, and Jenny Wren. [London, ca. 1806].

Creator/Collector: Cock Robin
Physical Description: 9 items. 6.5 × 8.6 cm. Ink wash drawings. Mounted on one sheet and overmatted, 30 × 39 cm.

Scope and Content Note

The drawings are for plates 1-5, 7,8,25, and 26 of the 1806 edition of Cock Robin, printed for J. Harris.
 

Engraving of portrait of Auguste Rodin by John Singer Sargent. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931
Physical Description: Signed by Timothy Cole. 10 × 13.
 

Pinocchio di Collodi. Florence, Italy, 1947

Creator/Collector: Colla, Alessandro
Physical Description: 1 item. 27.5 × 19.625. Pencil, pen and ink, and watercolors.

Scope and Content Note

Original artwork for poster advertising either a puppet theater or children's show with live actors at the Teatro Italiano delle Marionette. Shows 25 scenes from the story. Signed by the artist.

Note

Gift of Justin G. Schiller in memory of James G. Davis.
 

Collages of birds. n.p., ca. 184-?

Physical Description: 16 items. 10 × 6.5 cm. Feather collages.

Scope and Content Note

Pictures of birds made of feathers with leaves and branches painted in watercolor. Included is a picture of a prelate whose robes have been decorated with feathers.
 

Collection of engravings of oxford scenes and buildings. v.p., 18th century.

Physical Description: 2 items. Original hand-colored engravings.
 

Collection of engravings of various scenes and buildings in London. v.p., 18th century.

Physical Description: 18 items. Original hand-colored engravings.

Scope and Content Note

2 of the engravings are Italian; 8 are from Paris; 5 are from Augsburg; and 3 are unidentified.
 

Collection of illustrations for books or periodicals. n.p. (England), ca. 1890-1910.

Physical Description: 40 items. Original drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Drawings by Florence Mary Anderson (3); E. Barwell (2); E. French (1); H.G. Massey (2); G. Wallis Mills (4); J. Ley Pethybridge (5); Claude Allin Shepperson (9); J. Ambrose Waltor (1); F.S. Wilson (1); unidentified (12).
The works for which these drawings were done have not been identified.
 

Collection of original prints showing scenes in which magic lanterns are pictured. v.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 4 items. Original prints.

Scope and Content Note

Most of the prints are French and appear to be from the first half of the 19th century.
 

Collection of pastel drawings by an unknown artist, of the California coast around Malibu. Malibu, California, ca. 1920.

Physical Description: 21 items. Original drawings.

Scope and Content Note

These pictures are by an amateur artist.
 

Collection of political and social caricatures and cartoons. London, ca. 1785-1835.

Physical Description: 66 items. Original prints.

Scope and Content Note

17 of these are by George Cruikshank, and 7 are by Isaac Robert Cruikshank. The majority are hand-colored.
 

Collection of risqué Victorian pictures. London, ca. 1840.

Physical Description: 8 items. Original lithographs, colored.

Scope and Content Note

3 of these are by T.C. Wilson.
 

Collection of sheets published for children. v.p., v.n., v.a.

Physical Description: 7 pieces, hand-colored.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 3 items, The fathers hope, The mothers pride, & a sheet of vignettes of a moral character, from Beauchamp Bookshop purchase, catalog 19, no.240 (1954).

Note

(Noah's ark & Prince lee Boo have been catalogued separately).
 

Collection of Victorian paintings. n.p. (English), ca. 1836-1900.

Physical Description: 5 items. Original paintings.

Scope and Content Note

Contents: Painting (ca. 1866) by G. Barclay (?) depicts a number of periodical covers, 2 watercolor paintings (1836 and 1837) by Stephen Jenner, pastel of a cat, and a painting of 2 Victorian ladies.
 

Richard Garnett. [London (?), ca. 1900].

Creator/Collector: Collier, John
Physical Description: 1 item. 22.5 × 18 cm. Photograph, mounted.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph by Henry Dixon & Son, London, from the painting by John Collier. Signed by Garnett for Mackenzie Bell, 6th January 1900.

Note

Ex-libris: Mackenzie Bell.
 

Comparative view of the heights of the principal mountains &c. in the world. London: C. Smith. 1815 (3rd edition).

Physical Description: 67 × 54.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Coloured reproduction of view of the highest mountains of the Western hemisphere on the left and Eastern hemisphere on the right. Sea level and London are on the bottom, and Dhawalagiri or White mountain is the highest peak shown.
 

Con Cregan. [London? ca. 1856].

Physical Description: 1 item. 20 × 13.3. cm. Original ink and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for Confessions of Con Cregan by Charles James Lever. London, Routledge [ca. 1856] Sadleir no.3611 [3]. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

As the river to the sea, so may blessings flow to thee. San Francisco, December 31, 1896.

Creator/Collector: Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
Physical Description: 1 item. 22.5 × 17.5 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

This drawing depicts five of palmer Cox's brownies holding up a banner.
 

The brownies and the pure milk supply. no.4. n.p., ca. 1910.

Creator/Collector: Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 25 cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Cox's The Brownies' Latest Adventures, The Century Company, New York, c. 1910, p.108.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard Meeks.
 

The brownies at Glen-da-lough, n.p., ca. 1898.

Creator/Collector: Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.5 × 9 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Published in The Brownies Abroad, New York, The Century Company [c. 1898], p.90.
 

The Brownies fishing. n.p., ca. 1890.

Creator/Collector: Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
Physical Description: 1 item. 19 × 19 cm. Original pen and ink drawing. In a hinged mat, 48 × 35 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Cox's Another Brownie book, The Century Company, New York, c. 1890, p.30.
 

The Brownies in California. At Fort Point and Golden Gate. n.p., ca. 1895.

Creator/Collector: Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924
Physical Description: 1 item. 22.5 × 24.5 cm. Original pen and ink drawing. Mountd in a hingedmat, 48 × 35 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Cox's The Brownies through the Union, The Century Company, New York, c. 1895, p.137.
 

Bookplate designed for Clement K. Shorter. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 10.5 cm. Woodblock print. Mounted and overmatted 27.9 × 22.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts a woman reading a book. A stanza of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam is inscribed as part of the background.
 

E e elephant [page from an alphabet book. n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Physical Description: 1 leaf. 22.5 × 17.5 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

This watercolor depicts an elephant, a fox, and two giraffes.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

[Flora's feast: a masque of flowers. Penned & pictured by Walter Crane. Six leaves only. n.p. (English), ca. 1889].

Creator/Collector: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Physical Description: 6 items. Original watercolor drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Originally published by Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1889. These drawings, with the text at the top of each leaf, are for anemones,lady smoks, primrose, hyacinths, lilies, and pinks.
 

Portrait of Kenneth Rexroth. [n.p., 1968]

Creator/Collector: Crehan, Hubert
Physical Description: Approximately 100 × 75 cm. Oil painting, framed.

Note

A negative of the painting is available.
 

Blind-man's Buff. London, G. Tregear n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 21.5 × 26.6. cm. Hand-colored aquatint.

Scope and Content Note

Shows a wild game of blind-man's buff at a Christmas(?) party.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Cartoons illustrating lines from The Tempest by William Shakespeare. London, G.E. Madeley, Seymour Del & n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 5 items. 12.1-12.3 × 8.9-9.2 cm. Lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Each card has a line from The Tempest and a cartoon giving an alternate reading of the line.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Cartoons illustrating lines from various Shakespeare plays. London, G.E. Madeley & n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 7 items. 11.8-12.3 × 9.9-9.4 cm. Lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Each cartoon has a line from an unidentified Shakespeare play and a cartoon giving an alternate reading of the line.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Copper plates engraved for The Humourist. London, ca. 1819.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 3 items. 16 × 10 cm. Original copper plates.

Scope and Content Note

These plates were made to illustrate The Humourist. A Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Epigrams, Bon Mots, &c., &c. London, J. Robins & Company Albion Press, 1819. 2 of them are for the engraved title pages of vol.1 and 4; the third is entitled, Tom Blanchard in Hamlet ... Modern impressions are with the plates.

Note

A second set of the impressions with wide margins is shelved Original 99 oversize.
 

Dancing dolls - or - Les marionettes à Londrés. London, G. Humphrey, 1823.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.5 × 15 cm. Hand-colored etching.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts a boy street performer with fife and drum and dancing dolls.

Note

Cohn no.1037.
 

Drawings, n.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 3 items. Original drawings.

Scope and Content Note

2 drawings (1 pen and ink, 18 × 11 cm., and 1 pencil, 8.5 × 9.5 cm.) are for the plates for Puss in boots, London, ca. 1864. The pencil drawing was used to etch the central figure in the plate opposite p.13. The other is a pen and ink drawing of the fascade of a house. Signed on the verso, George Cruikshank, Sept. 27th, 1851. 11 × 18 cm. With these: copy of the book Puss in boots, London, ca. 1864, with the Cruikshank illustrations.

Note

Ex-libris: Karshner Collection.
 

The French artist. London, G. Humphrey. 1819.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 21.6 cm. Colored aquatint.

Scope and Content Note

Designed by Frederick Marryat. Caricatures the artist, undismayed by rags and poverty, painting his fantasies while his emaciated dog barks at the hand of the bill collector pushing beneath the door.

Note

Cohn no.1131.
 

From the West Indies. London, G. Humphrey, 1824.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 16 × 20.5 cm. Hand-colored etching.

Scope and Content Note

Designed by Frederick Marryat. Depicts five passengers, a planter, his wife, a hodded woman, a black woman, and a black boy, sitting on a bench at the rail of a sailing ship. All of them except the boy appear to be seasick.

Note

Cohn no.1140. Companion to To Calais.
 

Game of chess. London, G. Humphrey, 1819.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 12 × 16.3 cm. Hand-colored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Adaptation of an 1814 caricature designed by Frederick Marryat. Caricature of two men playing chess while two others watch them.

Note

Cohn no.1148.
 

Illustrations for Rambles in the footsteps of Don Quixote by Henry D. Inglis. London Whittaker, 1837.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 3 items. 20.8 × 25.2 cm., 24 × 30.5 cm., and 24.2 × 30.3 cm. Etchings. Set of 6 etchings. India proofs, undivided, on three sheets of paper.

Scope and Content Note

Captions are: 1) The author & his guide. 2) Lazaro and the Franciscan Friar. 3) Polinario and the Bishop of Jaen. 4) Lazarro outwitted by the Cura. 5) Lazaro and the Cura. 6) Juanes and the goose.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Jack and the beanstalk. London (?) 185-(?).

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 33 × 50 cm. Original watercolor. Framed, 36 × 53 cm. In six panels on a single sheet of paper.

Scope and Content Note

Possibly preliminary sketches for George Cruikshank's Fairy Library edition, 1854. They differ somewhat from the published version.

Note

[Booth Room Display Case].
 

Lobster sauce and The unexpected visit. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 19.7 × 15.6 cm. Hand-colored etching. Two images, each 6.5 × 10.0 cm., on a single sheet of paper.

Scope and Content Note

On upper image two army officers admire two ladies in the park. On the lower image a man in nightclothes is startled by a blackened chimney sweep emerging from the fireplace.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Mr. Walbourn as Dusty Bob. London, G. Humphrey, n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 25.2 × 18.75 cm. Hand-colored etching.

Scope and Content Note

Sub-titled I like to have my vack - here's luck your honour.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

Passing events, or The tail of the comet of 1853. London. D. Bogue [1854].

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 17.5 × 38.5 cm., image not including caption. Etching.

Scope and Content Note

Satirical review of the year's events with small figures forming the tail of the comet, from George Cruikshank's Magazine, Frank E. Smedley, ed., no.1, January 1854.

Note

Cohn no.185.
 

Pounds, shillings, pence and Dancing bears. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 19.5 × 15.3 cm. Hand-colored etching. 2 images, one 6.6. × 12.7 cm., the other 6.5 × 7.6 cm., on a single sheet of paper.

Scope and Content Note

Upper image has 3 panels showing people who have pounds, shillings and pence respectively. The lower image shows a dancing fiddler and a dancing couple.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

A tailor in a high wind - or - L'embarras des richesses. Drawn from the life on the Cliff, Brighton. London, G. Humphrey, 1819.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 20.3 × 18.4 cm., image. Hand-colored etching. 25 × 20.2 cm. to outer border.

Scope and Content Note

Designed by Frederick Marryat. Caricature of a tailor trying to open his umbrella into the gale while his hat, wig, and bolts of cloth are blown away and a little girl clings to his neck.

Note

Cohn no.2024.
 

To Calias. London, G. Humphrey, 1824.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 21 cm. Hand-colored etching.

Scope and Content Note

Designed by Frederick Marryat. Depicts a group of seasick passengers on a packet boat. The smoking of another passenger is adding to their malaise.

Note

Cohn no.2036. Companion to From the West Indies.
 

Trial of Queen Caroline and the coronation of George IV. n.p., R. Bowyer, ca. 1821.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 35.9 × 48.7 cm. Engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Plate shows individually named members of the House of Lords at the trial of Queen Caroline; Ground plan of the House of Lords during the trial of Queen Caroline; view of Villa d'Este on Lake Como, residence of Queen Caroline, and seating plan for the coronation of George IV.

Note

Gift of Marion K. Vogler.
 

A visit to Cockney Farm. Viewing the grounds &c &c &c. (i e) Being dragg'd through mud & mire by your cockney friend (who has lately taken - a - seat in the country) to show the improvements! & his ignorance in farming! London, G. Humphrey, 1819.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 35.2 cm., image. Hand-colored engraving. 24.7 × 35.2 cm. to outer border.

Scope and Content Note

Designed by Frederick Marryat. Supposedly caricatures Marryat's parents at their farm.

Note

Cohn no.2085.
 

A visit to to the fives court. Engraved for the Annals of Sporting & Fancy Gazette. [London] Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1822.

Creator/Collector: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Physical Description: 1 item. 20.5 × 25.5 cm., image. Hand-colored etching.

Scope and Content Note

The foreground figures are portraits of important men of the day. At the far right of the plate are Robert (in a long white coat) and George (looking at him through a glass) Cruikshank. For a full identification of the portraits, see Dorothy M. George, Catalogue of political and personal satires ... in the British Museum, 1952 (vol.10, no.14493).
 

Little Charlie. Lithograph by Currier & Ives. New York, c. 1874.

Creator/Collector: Currier & Ives
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 28 cm. Colored lithograph.

Note

Gift of Mexicer Brown.
 

Abraham Lincoln. [n.p., ca. 1943].

Creator/Collector: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-
Physical Description: 2 items, approximately 24 × 16 cm. Lithograph proofs.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.60 and p.64 of James Daugherty's Abraham Lincoln. New York, Viking, 1943. Signed in pencil by the artist.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustration for Courageous Companions. [n.p., ca. 1929].

Creator/Collector: Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-
Physical Description: 1 item. 33 × 42.5 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.12 of Charles Finger's Courageous Companions. London, Longmans Green, 1929. Presentation copy from the artist to Bernard M. Meeks dated July 30, 1945.
 

Kssssss! Pedro...Ksssse! Ksssse! Miguel! (Ces deux capons la ne se feront jamais grand mal). Paris, s.m., ca. 1833.

Creator/Collector: Daumier, Honore, 1808-1879
Physical Description: 32.8 × 26 cm.

Scope and Content Note

La Caricature (Journal) no.140. Pl. 291. Caricature of Emperor Pedro I of Brazil.
 

Gertrude Stein. n.p., ca. 1923.

Creator/Collector: Davidson, Jo. 1883-1952
Physical Description: 1 item. 20cm. Bronze sculpture.

Scope and Content Note

Full figure of Gertrude Stein, seated, with hands between knees.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
 

Henry Miller. [n.p., ca. 196-].

Creator/Collector: Day, Andrea
Physical Description: 1 item. 102.5 × 55 cm. Oil portrait. Framed, 112.5 × 82.5 cm.

Note

Gift of Henry Miller.
 

Elin's Amerika. [n.p., ca. 1941].

Creator/Collector: De Angeli, Marguerite (Lofft) 1889-
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.2 × 22.1 cm. Original pencil drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[61] of Marguerite de Angeli's Elin's Amerika. Garden City, Doubleday Doran, 1941.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustration for Henner's Lydia. [n.p., ca. 1936].

Creator/Collector: De Angeli, Marguerite (Lofft) 1889-
Physical Description: 1 item. 8.5 × 13 cm. Original pencil drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Signed by the artist. Published in Henner's Lydia by Marguerite De Angeli. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran, 1936.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Up the hill. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: De Angeli, Marguerite (Lofft) 1889-
Physical Description: 1 item. 15 × 15 cm. Color print.

Scope and Content Note

Signed in pencil by the artist. Removed from an unidentified work; letterpress text on verso.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

*** The death of Captain Cook. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item. 57 × 67.5 cm. framed. Oil painting on metal.

Scope and Content Note

By an unidentified artist, probably copied from the painting by George Carter in the National Library of Australia at Canaberra.
 

Hecotr. [n.p. (Paris?) ca. 177-].

Creator/Collector: Delâtre, Nöel-Pierre-Louis(?) fl. 1767-1779
Physical Description: 1 item. 8 × 5.5 cm. Hand-colored wood block print.

Scope and Content Note

The Jack of diamonds, named Hector.
 

The demi-rep countess of C-- alias The lying chambermaid. A match for my joke - O!!

Physical Description: 1 item. 34 × 23 cm. Original watercolor and ink caricature.

Scope and Content Note

Original of a drawing published London, Fairburn, 1820(?). Cf. British Museum Catalog of political and personal satires, vol.10, 1857. The character satirized is Louise DeMont who gave evidence, later discredited, against Queen Caroline.
 

In a shawl of Galway grey. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Dennis, Morgan, 1892-1960
Physical Description: 1 item. 29.5 × 22.2 cm. Original etching. Signed in pencil in the margin.
 

* Why travel? n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Denslow, William Wallace, 1856-1915
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 36.5 cm. Original watercolor sketch. Autograph note on verso.

Scope and Content Note

Christopher Columbus studies a Rand McNally Atlas while a Puritan maiden serves him fruit and wine.
 

** Dame Edith Sitwell. London(?) ca. 1930.

Creator/Collector: d'Erlanger, Baroness Catherine
Physical Description: 1 item. 55.5 × 41.5 cm. Oil painting on canvas.

Note

Gift of Jack Cole, 1968.
 

* Mr. Osbert Sitwell. London(?) ca. 1930.

Creator/Collector: d'Erlanger, Baroness Catherine
Physical Description: 1 item. 45.5 × 36 cm. Oil painting on cardboard. Unframed.

Note

Gift of Jack Cole, 1968.
 

[Design for a fan showing the Bay of Naples by night with Vesuvius erupting in the background. n.p., ca. 1830].

Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 39 cm. Original painting. Painted in tempera on vellum.

Scope and Content Note

Artist unknown.
 

Satirical drawing relating to Adolph Sutro and the building of his tunnel. [n.p.] S.H. Swanwick, c.1874.

Creator/Collector: Doris, C.K.
Physical Description: 1 drawing. 16 × 22.5 cm. Contemporary photograph of original drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Sutro is depicted as a mountebank and a con man who is trying to sell three miners a bill of goods to work for tunnel stock instead of wages, promising them they will end up owning the Comstock.
 

The fairies' ball. [n.p., ca. 1870].

Creator/Collector: Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 30 cm. Original pen and ink drawing, mounted and matted.

Scope and Content Note

Included is a holograph poem about Dicky doyle and his visit to Elf-land.
 

*** Anaïs Nin as Pisces. Los Angeles, 1963-1964.

Creator/Collector: Druks, Renate
Physical Description: 1 item. 117 × 165cm. Original oil painting.
 

Music at home. London, 1884-1885.

Creator/Collector: Du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834-1896
Physical Description: 3 items. 25 × 35 cm. Original ink drawings. Mounted in hinged mats, 36 × 40 cm.

Scope and Content Note

These drawings satirize various aspects of music at home. 2 of them, Music at Home I and Music at Home II, were published in Punch's Almanac for 1884; the other was published in Punch's Almanac for 1885.
 

* Yes, you young idiot! cried the old man jumping up. [London, 1877].

Creator/Collector: Du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834-1896
Physical Description: 1 item. 25 × 34.5 cm. Original ink drawing. Matted, 32 × 37.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

To illustrate Mrs. Oliphant's Carita, 1877, p.174.
 

* At the seaside. [n.p., ca. 1944].

Creator/Collector: Duvoisin, Roger Antoine, 1904-
Physical Description: 1 item. 19.5 × 19 cm. Original black and white drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.7 of Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verse. [New York] Heritage Press, 1944.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Early ballooning. France, ca. 1890.

Physical Description: 7 items. 18 × 24.5 cm. Original photographs.

Scope and Content Note

5 photographs depicting steps in the inflating and lift off of a balloon. unidentified French city in background. A sixth photograph, 27.5 × 22 cm., appears to be a different balloon.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

Portrait of Robert Bloomfield. n.p. (England) ca. 1802.

Creator/Collector: Eldridge, Henry, 1769-1821
Physical Description: 1 item. 24 × 19 cm. Original pencil drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Bound in: Edward Wedlake Brayley's Views in Suffolk...London, Vernor, 1806 (PR4149 B6B7). This drawing was made to be published in Bloomfield's Rural Tales. London, Vernor, 1802.
 

* Portrait of Charlotte Brontë. [n.p.], 1905.

Creator/Collector: Emanuel, Frank Lewis, 1865-1948
Physical Description: 1 item. 17 × 12 cm. Ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

After original portrait by George Richmond, 1850.
 

English Theatre Prints. [v.p. (England) ca. 182-].

Physical Description: 3 items. Approximately 23 × 19cm. Hand-colored woodcuts.

Scope and Content Note

The prints depict actors of the time costumed for important roles:
  1. Mrs. C. Kemble as Aladin.
  2. Mr. Farley, as Robinson Crusoe.
  3. Mr. Hicks, as Robert Macaire.
 

[So he combed his hair and he came too] [n.p., ca. 1944].

Creator/Collector: Ets, Marie Hall, 1895-
Physical Description: 1 item. 19 × 27.5 cm. Original charcoal drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration reproduced on p.[5] of Marie Ets's In the Forest. New York, Viking, 1944.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Collection of 18 original watercolors and drawings (plus 2 finished proofs) from the files of Edmund Evans, chiefly for cover designs for Routledge publications.

Creator/Collector: Evans, Edmund, 1826-1905
Physical Description: Most approximately 7 × 4, some approximately 9 × 5.
 

* Botanical prints, San Francisco, 1964.

Creator/Collector: Evans, Henry Herman, 1918-
Physical Description: 3 items. Linoleum block prints.

Scope and Content Note

  • Water lilies, 48.5 × 32.5 cm., no.60/100
  • Eucalyptus, 48.5 × 33 cm., no.41/100
  • Bamboo, 48.5 × 33 cm. [no no.]
 

Botanical prints, San Francisco, ca. 1965.

Creator/Collector: Evans, Henry Herman, 1918-
Physical Description: 3 items. Linoleum block prints.

Scope and Content Note

  • Parsley, 31 × 26 cm.,1967
  • Oleander, 51 × 31 cm. [n.d.]
  • Chrysanthemum, 51 × 38 cm., 1964

Note

Gift of Miss Norah Jones, June, 1972.
 

* Evergreen Cemetery. Los Angeles(?), Thompson & West, c. 1880.

Physical Description: 1 item. 28.6 × 35.5 cm. Hand-colored lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

View of recently opened cemetery in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California. The cemetery was opened in 1877. Caption reads: Evergreen Cemetery, Los Angeles, California. Owned by the Los Angeles Cemetery Association.
 

* Stage-set design for Altona foglyai [Prisoners of Altona] Budapest, 1968.

Creator/Collector: Fabri, Zoltan
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 53 cm. Gouache.

Scope and Content Note

Presented at the Vig Szinhaz, Budapest, 1968.

Note

Gift of Endre Bohem, January 1973.
 

* Stage-set design for Nyár [Summer] Budapest, 1967.

Creator/Collector: Fabri, Zoltan
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 58 cm. Gouache.

Scope and Content Note

Presented at the Pesti Szinhaz, Budapest, 1967.

Note

Gift of Endre Bohem, January 1973.
 

Woodcuts. v.p., 1947-1958.

Creator/Collector: Felixm¨ller, Conrad, 1897-
Physical Description: 30 items. Approximately 14 × 11cm. Woodblock prints.

Scope and Content Note

12 prints depicting a different activity for each month, Aus dem Jahr des malers, and 18 prints for greeting cards, announcements, and book illustrations, captioned and signed in the margin and initialed in the block.

Note

Ex-libris: Walter O. Schneider.
 

* Prints from Daguerreotypes. Paris, 184-

Creator/Collector: Fizeau, Hippolyte
Physical Description: 2 items. Process de Fizeau. 10.5 × 8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Examples of an etching process in which a Daguerreotype is used to make the printing plate. Mounted and overmatted together in one mat for an exhibit on the history of photography at U.C. Riverside, 1986: 40.5 × 50.5 cm.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
[Shelved in Smith Room].
 

* The Robber-chief catches the queen. [n.p. (England) ca. 1908].

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Justice, 1860-1941
Physical Description: 1 item. 33 × 26.5 cm. Pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for The Book of Prince and Princesses by Leonora Blanche Lang, edited by Andrew Lang, London, 1908. Notations beneath the image in Ford's hand.
 

* Rubezahl and the princess. n.p. (English) 1904.

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Justice, 1860-1941
Physical Description: 1 item. 31 × 19.5 cm. Original watercolor painting. In a mat, 41 × 32 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Andrew Lang's The Brown Fairy Book, London, Longmans, Green & Company, 1904, p.290.
 

* Spindle shuttle needle. n.p. (English) ca. 1890.

Creator/Collector: Ford, Henry Justice, 1860-1941
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 × 27.5 cm. Original pen and ink drawing. In a mat, 48 × 40 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Published in Andrew Lang's The Green Fairy Book, London, Longmans, Green & Company, 1892, p.288. It illustrates the story, Spindle, Shuttle, and Needle, a Grimm brothers story.
 

A good natured hint about California, by Alfred Crowquill [pseudonym. London, ca. 1849].

Creator/Collector: [Forrester, Alfred Henry] 1804-1872
Physical Description: 1 item. 53 × 41.5 cm. 35 original pen and ink drawings on one sheet.

Scope and Content Note

First published by D. Bogue, London, 1849. Cowan blibliography, p.218.
 

Designs for Yellowback covers. London, 185-.

Creator/Collector: [Forrester, Alfred Henry (?)] 1804-1872
Physical Description: 3 items. Approximately 17 × 14 cm. Watercolor drawings and collage.

Scope and Content Note

Artist attribution by Gordon Ray. Designs, probably unused, for: Stanley Thorn, by Henry Cockton. London, Bentley [185- ]; Remembrances of a monthly nurse, by Downing. London T. Hodson [185- ]; susan Hopley, by Mrs. Catherine Crowe. London, Routledge [185- ].

Note

Gift of Gordon Ray.
 

Watercolor drawings. n.p. (English), ca. 1859.

Creator/Collector: Forrester, Alfred Henry, 1804-1872
Physical Description: 4 items. 11 × 14 cm. Original drawings. The 4 drawings are on 2 sheets, 2 to a sheet.

Scope and Content Note

These drawings illustrate The Selfish Man, or The World's Teaching, from Fairy Tales, by Forrester, published by Routledge, London, 1859. The paper is watermarked, 1851.
 

Views of Santa Sophia, Constantinople. London, P. & D. Colnaghi, 1852.

Creator/Collector: Forsati, Gaspard
Physical Description: 5 items. 56 × 34.5 cm. Original lithographs.
 

Costume and set designs for Haldane Macfall's play, The three students. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921
Physical Description: 5 items. Original watercolor paintings. Each painting is matted.

Scope and Content Note

Apparently this play was never produced or published. A novel, The three students, by Haldane Macfall, was published by A.A. Knopf, London and New York, 1926.
 

Chalk drawings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Freeman, Don
Physical Description: 9 items.

Note

[Shelved with *** maps].
 

Drawings. [Los Angeles, ca. 1970.].

Creator/Collector: Freeman, Don
Physical Description: 6 items. Original crayon drawings.

Scope and Content Note

These drawings were done for Jerome Cushman. Includes a self portrait.

Note

Gift of Mr. Cushman, February 1971.
[** Oversize].
 

Illustration for Farming, by Richard Kendall Munkittrick. n.p., ca. 1891.

Creator/Collector: Frost, Arthur Burdett, 1851-1928
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 19 cm. Original pen and ink drawing, matted.

Scope and Content Note

A sketch of a woman scrubbing the floor and reading a book. Farming, by Richard Kendall Munkittrick, was published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1891.
 

Untitled image of a room. [n.p.], 1928.

Creator/Collector: Gag, Wanda, 1893-1946
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.7 × 14.7 cm. Woodcut.

Scope and Content Note

Printed on thin laid paper, signed and dated in pencil by the artist.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Collection of watercolor drawings by Geissler and other German illustrators. n.p. (Germany), ca. 1850-1875.

Creator/Collector: Geissler, Rudolf Carl Gottfried, 1834-1906
Physical Description: 43 items. Original watercolor drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Apparently used to illustrate children's books. Publishing history unknown. 16 of the drawings are signed by Geissler, and 1 is signed by Hugo Bürkner. The others are unsigned but some may be by Geissler.
 

Drawings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Geissler, Rudolf Carl Gottfried, 1834-1906
Physical Description: 2 items. Original wash drawing. Mounted in hinged mats, 23.5 × 20.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

One picture shows children indoors with their nurse; the other shows children outdoors. Not known if published.
 

* A gentleman of France [by] Stanley Weyman. [n.p., ca. 1893].

Physical Description: 1 item. 33.5 × 22.5 cm. Original watercolor. Mounted and overmatted 49.5 × 37.2 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Attributed to Richard Caton Woodville. Probably a poster advertising one of the many publications of this book.

Note

Gift of Charles Gullens, 1981.
 

* Craters, Mono Lake. n.p. (California?), 1927.

Creator/Collector: Gentz, Franz
Physical Description: 1 item. 24.5 × 33.3. cm. Original woodcut. Mounted 25.3 × 34 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Printed on tissue and signed in pencil.
 

Illustration for The Merry Shipreck. [n.p., ca. 1942].

Creator/Collector: Gergeley, Tibor
Physical Description: 1 item. 13.5 × 23 cm. Watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[1] of Georges Duplaix's The Merry Shipwreck. New York, Harper, 1942.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

The bear and his leader. [H. Humphrey, London, 1806].

Creator/Collector: Gillray, James, 1757-1815
Physical Description: 1 item. 17.5 × 22.5 cm. Engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Caricatures Charles James Fox and William Wyndham Grenville. The plate is numbered XIII and is possibly removed from a book.
 

The great south sea caterpillar, transformed into a Bath butterfly. London, H. Humphrey, 1795.

Creator/Collector: G[illra]y, J[ame]s, 1757-1815
Physical Description: 1 item. 34 × 24 cm. Original engraving, contemporary hand colored.

Scope and Content Note

Caricatures of Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820.

Note

Ex-libris: Maurice Holmes, 1885- .
 

* Polonius. H. Humphrey, London, 1795.

Creator/Collector: Gillray, James, 1757-1815
Physical Description: 1 item. 23.5 × 33.5 cm. Colored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Caricatures Salibury as Lord Chamberlain.

Note

For correspondence regarding the state of this engraving see the collection file.
 

Two pair of portraits; -- presented to all the unbiased electors of Great-Britain, by John Horne Tooke. J. Wright, London, 1798.

Creator/Collector: Gillray, James, 1757-1815
Physical Description: 1 item. 18.5 × 26 cm. Engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts John Horne Tooke painting portraits of Fox and Pitt. Fox and Pitt are caricatures, but Horne Tooke is not.
 

Birdseye view of San Francisco and surrounding country. San Francisco, Snow & May, 1875.

Creator/Collector: Goddard, George Henry, 1817-1906
Physical Description: 1 item. 74 × 118 cm. Original lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Lithograph. Britton, Rey & Company, San Francisco. View map looking east, with key to locations.
 

Thackeray. n.p., 1893.

Creator/Collector: Goddard, Ralph Bartlett, 1861-
Physical Description: 1 item. 18 cm. diameter. Bronze plaque.

Scope and Content Note

Profile in relief of William Makepeace Thackeray.

Note

Gift of Wesley Griswold, 1976.
[In Booth Room].
 

* Henry Miller. [n.p., ca. 1960].

Creator/Collector: Golden, Sanford
Physical Description: 1 item. 32 cm. Bronze bust.

Note

Gift of Henry Miller.
 

* Engravings and drawings. n.p. (England) v.d.

Creator/Collector: Gooden, Stephen, 1892-1955
Physical Description: 88 items. Original engravings, woodcuts, and drawings.

Scope and Content Note

A list of titles with numbers relating them to the Campbell Dodgson Iconography of the Engravings of Stephen Gooden, London, 1944, is in the Collections File.
 

* Le grand Saint Lundi. Éspinal, Pellerin [ca. 1870?].

Physical Description: 1 item. 41 × 63 cm. Handcolored broadside.

Scope and Content Note

The image populaire depicts workers of all sorts paying homage to Saint Lundi pictured as a worder himself seated astride a wine barrel. Verses are printed on either side of the picture.
 

Isadora. n.p., 1902-1904.

Creator/Collector: Grandjouan,
Physical Description: 4 items. Original pastel sketches. 2 sketches on paper. 31 × 24cm.

Note

Ex-libris: Arthur Todd.
 

Nelly and her grandfather at the races. n.p., ca. 1875.

Creator/Collector: Green, Charles, 1840-1898
Physical Description: 1 item. 18.5 × 25 cm. Original pen and ink drawing. Mounted in a hinged mat, 22 × 28.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

An illustration for The Old Curiosity Shop, by Charles Dickens, London, Chapman & Hall's Household Edition, 1876(?).
 

Untitled drawing of a boy fishing. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Greenaway, kate, 1846-1901
Physical Description: 1 item. Approximately 12.5 × 10.5 cm. Original watercolor drawing. Framed, 38 × 33 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts a small boy fishing from a rock.

Note

Ex-libris: John Rushkin.
 

Watercolor painting of a girl and boy carrying a basket of apples. n.p., ca. 1888.

Creator/Collector: Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901
Physical Description: 1 item. 11 × 8.5 cm. Original watercolor painting.

Scope and Content Note

Signed, K.G. Presented to Robert Browning; with the original envelope postmarked April 30, 1888.

Note

Ex-libris: Karshner Collection.
 

Chimpanzee. W. Africa. From nature. [n.p.], 1880.

Creator/Collector: Griset, Ernest, 1844-1907
Physical Description: 1 item. 72 × 53.5 cm. Original crayon and watercolor drawing. Unframed.

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of a chimpanzee holding a staff. Not known if published.

Note

[*** Oversize].
 

* The copper imp. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Griset, Ernest, 1844-1907
Physical Description: 1 item. 15 × 19 cm. Ink and watercolor drawing. Matted, 28 × 40 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Shows a woman with a scrubbing brush being startled by an imp who has leaped from her washtub. Publication undetermined.
 

* Performing elephant being photgraphed. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Griset, Ernest, 1844-1907
Physical Description: 1 item. 30.5 × 38 cm. Ink and watercolor drawing. Matted, 43 × 52 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Shows an elephan on his hindlegs with his trainer sitting on his tail and two photographers with tripods and headcloths shooting the scene. Publication undetermined.
 

*** Portrait of Edouard Roditi. [Paris (France)] 1931.

Creator/Collector: Grosser, Maurice Richard, 1903-
Physical Description: 1 item. 85 × 71 cm., framed. Oil painting.

Scope and Content Note

Grosser was an American expatriate artist in Paris and a friend of Gertrude Stein's.

Note

Gift of Edouard Roditi, 1974.
 

[The reunion. n.p. (English), n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Male, Kathleen, 1898- (Full name: Mrs. Kathleen Hale McClean, Mrs. Douglas McClean)
Physical Description: 1 item. 22.5 × 17.5 cm. Original watercolor painting. In a carved wood frame, 33.5 × 28.5cm.

Scope and Content Note

A picture of Orlando, the Marmalade Cat, with his wife, Grace, jumping into his arms, while three kittens jump with joy. It is not known in which of the Orlando books this picture was used.
 

Albert Einstein. n.p., 1930.

Creator/Collector: Halpern, S.
Physical Description: 1 item. 14.5 × 10 cm. Pen and ink drawing. Double mounted, 24.5 × 16.5 cm.

Note

Gift of flo and Jo Swerling.
 

Drawings. London, v.d.

Creator/Collector: Hammond, Chris, d. 1900
Physical Description: 3 items. Original pen and ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Book illustrations. One of them, captioned, Marianne wrapped up in her own music, is for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, London, George Allen, 1899; reproduced on p.145. The others are not identified.

Note

From the collection of Alma Murray, the actress.
 

Laura said to him with many blushes ... n.p., 1897.

Creator/Collector: Hammond, Chris, d. 1900
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 19 cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration (no.5, Chapter 21) for The History of Pendennis, by William Makepeace Thackeray, London, Service & Paton, 1897.
 

Departing fllet. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Hansen, Armin Carl, 1886-1957
Physical Description: 1 item. 6.3 × 9.2 cm. Etching.

Scope and Content Note

Signed twice in the plate, titled and signed in pencil below the plate line. A number in the lower corner of the sheet, Ha.274, suggests it may have been in an exhibition catalog.

Note

Ex-libris: W.W. Robinson.
 

* Leonardo da Vinci. [n.p., 1972].

Creator/Collector: Happ, Alta Smith
Physical Description: 1 item. 45 × 60.1 cm. Art original: collage. Framed 48.5 × 63 cm. Constructed of da Vinci reproductions, colored tissue paper, and oils.

Note

Gift of Mark Fisher, 1981.
 

Harry Ogilvie. [London? 18--].

Physical Description: 1 item. 20 × 12.5 cm. Original pencil and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for Harry Ogilvie by James Grant. London, Routledge [18--] Sadleir 3568 [10]. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

Street Sweeper. [n.p., ca. 1901].

Creator/Collector: Hazenplug, Frank
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 14.3 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for Olive Percival's Mexico City; An Idler's Notebook. Chicago, Herbert S. Stone. 1901. (F/1386/P41m).
 

* Portrait of General William Starke Rosecrans. n.p., 1862.

Creator/Collector: Healy, George Peter Alexander, 1813-1894
Physical Description: 1 item. Approximately 125 × 100.5 cm. Original oil painting. In gold frame, approximately 161 × 136 cm.

Note

Bequest of William Starke Rosecrans III, 1981.
Negative available no. D-588.
 

Illustrations for Susan Ferrier's Marriage. [England] 1896.

Creator/Collector: Hennessy, William John, 1839-1917
Physical Description: 25 items. 29 × 23 cm. Original pen and ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Susan Ferrier's Marriage was originally published in 1818. These unpublished drawings were probably intended for a projected edition in Macmillan's Cranford Series.

The drawings are numbered: 4, 6-8, 11-15, 17, 18, 21, 23, 26-30, 32, 33-35, 37, 38.
 

What have we got to sing about in L.A.? [art original]: a special / written and produced by Bruce Henstell - [Los Angeles, 1985].

Creator/Collector: Henstell, Bruce
Physical Description: 1 sheet: col. ill. ; 21.5 × 28 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Rubber stamp art promotional announcement of a television program on music about Los Angeles, starring Steve Allen, broadcast September 30, 1985.
 

Watercolor drawings, n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Herbert,
Physical Description: 5 items. Original watercolor drawings.

Scope and Content Note

These watercolor drawings depict fantastic scenes and beasts. They originally belonged to Frederick Tennyson, elder brother of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and were supposedly painted by Herbert, a contemporary of Tennyson's at Eton, ca. 1827.
 

* Christmas Gifts. [Los Angeles] 1934.

Creator/Collector: Hersholt, Jean, 1886-1956
Physical Description: 1 item. 46 × 35 cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Signed presentation to Ernest Dawson.

Note

Ex-libris: Ernest Dawson.
 

The Mathew orama for 1827, or Cockney gleanings. Aint that a good un now? [London? 1827?].

Creator/Collector: Hervieu, Augustine Jean, 1794-
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 25 cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Removed from an unidentified book. Lithography by A. Ducote.
 

Southern California landscapes. v.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Herzog, Herman, 1832-1932
Physical Description: 3 items. 20 × 29.5 cm. Oil paintings.

Scope and Content Note

On wooden stretchers, titled in pencil on verso: 1) From the old Mexican quarters near Los Angeles; 2) Mexican hut and palmettos in Los Angeles; 3) Mexican hut near San Diego.

Note

[Shelved in Document Box].
 

* Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon. Engraved by C. Metz. London, Chamberlaine, 1792.

Creator/Collector: Holbein, Hans, the younger, 1497-1543
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 × 25 cm. Stipple engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Printed in color on pink paper, with an additional leaf of biographical text [by Edmund Lodge]. From Imitations of Original Drawings by Hans Holbein in the Collection of His Majesty, for Portraits of Illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII.

Note

Gift of Paul Jordan Smith, 1963.
 

Geranium, rhododendron, and other botanical prints, Belgium, France and England, 1800-1870.

Creator/Collector: Holt, Frances, Damon, collector
Physical Description: 38 items.

Scope and Content Note

A collection of botanical prints consisting of colored lithographs and handcolored engravings.

Note

Gift of Mrs. Frances Damon Holt.
There is a register in the collections file.
[Shelved *].
 

Homes of British authors. v.p. (England), ca. 187-?

Physical Description: 3 items. Ink wash drawings.

Scope and Content Note

1) Dovecot, Canon Kingsley's birthplace; 2) Favorite residence of Hannah More in Wrinton, Somerset; 3) Another residence of Hannah More's(?).
 

Mencken. [n.p.], 1933.

Creator/Collector: Hood, Richard, 1910-
Physical Description: 1 item. 23.5 × 21.5 cm. image. Original etching. 27 × 21.5 cm. full sheet.

Scope and Content Note

Signed in the lower margin by Hood and Mencken.
 

* [Landscape. California(?), ca. 1949].

Creator/Collector: Huxley, Aldous Leonard, 1894-1963
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 42.3 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

First award Angelope Valley Fair and Alfalfa Festival, Lancaster, California, 1949.

Note

Ex-libris: Gerald Heard.
Gift of J. Michael Barrie.
 

* Esh-ta-hum-leah, a Sioux chief. Drawn, printed & coloured at I.T. Bowen's Lithographic Establishment. Philadelpia, E.C. Biddle, c. 1837.

Creator/Collector: I.T. Bowen, lithographers
Physical Description: 1 item. 50 × 36 cm. Hand colored lithograph, mounted and matted.

Scope and Content Note

From M'Kenney and Hall, History of the Indian Tribes of North America. Philadelphia, 1836-44. After a painting by Charles Bird King, 1785-1862, from the Indian Gallery, formerly in the War Department at Washington, D.C. Eshtatumbah (Eshtahumleah is a misspelling) was a hereditary chief of the Teton tribe of the Dakota nation. His name means Sleepy Eyes.
 

* 25 charcoal drawings. n.p. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Ignon
Physical Description: Various sizes, 13 × 15 to 5 × 8.
 

* Jemima Claverton; or, The slanderer published.

Physical Description: 3 items. 59 × 84 cm. Mounted on blue paper.

Scope and Content Note

Ink and wash drawings to illustrate the book published by John Harris in 1808 (Moon 409).

Note

[Shelved with The Lily].
 

* [Serena] London, 1790.

Creator/Collector: Jones, John, 1740-1797
Physical Description: 1 item. 38 × 28 cm. plate mark. Engraving. Paper size 53 × 28 cm. Proof before lettering.

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Honora Edgeworth, daughter of Richard Lovell Edgeworth and Honora Sneyd Edgeworth, after a painting by George Romney. The engraving information is supplied but the title is not yet printed.
 

* Jones family residence, Gold Hill. Virginia City, Nevada, ca. 1880.

Physical Description: 1 item. 26 × 34 cm. Photograph. Mounted, 33 × 41 cm.
 

The poetry bookshop. n.p. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Kauffer, E. McKnight, 1890 -
Physical Description: Pen and ink drawing.

Note

Gift of Robert Vosper.
 

What hydraulic mining is doing for the country. Sacramento, The Bee [n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Keller, G.F.
Physical Description: 3 Color picture. 36 × 57 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Lithograph depicting the harmful effects of hydraulic mining.
 

Little Red Riding Hood. Lith. by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg. New York, F.P. Whiting [ca. 1860].

Creator/Collector: Kellogg, Edmund Burke, 1809-
Physical Description: 1 item. 32 × 23.5 cm. Colored lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Red Riding Hood is pictured in the woods with a pet.

Note

Gift of Mexicer Brown.
 

Drawings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Kemble, Edward Windsor, 1861-1933
Physical Description: 4 items. Original pen and ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Publishing history unknown.
 

Illustrations for The Biglow papers, by James Russell Lowell. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Kemble, Edward Windsor, 1861-1933
Physical Description: 5 items. 23 × 15.5 cm. Original pen and ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

It is not known if the edition of The Biglow Papers, for which these illustrations were done, was ever published.

Note

Gift of Vincent Price, February 1961.
 

George Bernard Shaw. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Kennet, Kathleen (Bruce) Young, baroness, 1878-1947
Physical Description: 1 item. 55 cm. Bronze figure.

Scope and Content Note

Full figure of Shaw leaning against a stump, with arms and ankles crossed. Signed in the base, K. Scott. Lady Kennet used the name Kathleen Scott to sign her works.

Note

Gift of Mr. And Mr. Jo Swerling.
 

* A rose is a rose is a rose. n.p. (Los Angeles?) n.d.

Creator/Collector: Keat, Corita, 1918
Physical Description: 1 item. 25 × 35.5 cm. Signed serigraph.
 

Casanova escaping over the leads. New York, 1925.

Creator/Collector: Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Physical Description: 1 item. 19 × 13 cm. Woodcut.

Scope and Content Note

Signed in pencil. Frontispiece for vol.4 of The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt. Aventuros [edition] New York, 1925. (D285.8/C26A2E/1925).
 

Wind.

Creator/Collector: Kidocoro, Yoshimi
Physical Description: Framed wood-block print. (#59?) 16.5 × 23.
 

The birds. [Los Angeles? ca. 197-].

Creator/Collector: Kilbride, Vincent F.
Physical Description: 1 item. 21.5 × 27.7 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Reprographic copy of original cartoon depicting birds giving psychological advice. Signed in lower right-hand corner VK in a circle.

Note

Gift of Mr. Kilbride, 1975.
 

Aldus. [n.p., 1950].

Creator/Collector: Kredel, Fritz, 1900-
Physical Description: 1 item. 32.5 × 23.5 cm. Pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Drawing of the statuette presented by the Limited Editions Club for distinguished service to the world of books. Printed on the cover of the program for the club's 21st birthday, May 11, 1950. With the drawing is a copy of the program in its printed envelope.
 

Drawings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Kredel, Fritz, 1900-
Physical Description: 4 items. Originals.

Scope and Content Note

Contents: Watercolor and ink drawing, 24.5 × 15 cm., of Pinocchio and an eagle. This is similar but not identical to the illustration on p.84 of Lorenzini's Pinocchio, illustrated by Kredel, N.Y., Grossett & Dunlap, 1946; 3 ink drawings intented for the Limited Editions Club edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales, illustrated by Kredel, Offenbach, 1931, but not used.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard Meeks.
 

Linoleum block print of a pipe player. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Kronfeld, Marion
Physical Description: 24.1 × 31.8 cm. no.12/39. In grey paper folder with Roma watermark.

Scope and Content Note

Originally done for poster by Plantin Press for Coctetto di Roma at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall in 1960. This private reissue done for friends of the Arundel Press in 1987.

Note

Gift of Philip Bevis.
 

* Downieville, 1856. Sierra County, California. Drawn from nature and on stone by Kuchel & Dresel. San Francisco, A.T. Langton, 1856.

Creator/Collector: Kuchel, Charles C. 1820-
Physical Description: 1 item. 47.5 × 63.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Printed by Britton & Rey. Center panel surrounded by 24 small pictures of residences, business establishments, and public buildings.
 

Ôboshi Yuranosuke. [n.p. (Japan), ca. 1880].

Creator/Collector: Kuniaki, fl. 1847-1888
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 25 cm. Original colored woodblock print.

Scope and Content Note

Ôboshi Yuranosuke is a character in the kabuki play, Kanatehon Chûshingura ( The Forty-seven Samurai). In this print he is depicted by the actor, Nizaemon Kataoka. The block was cut by Ken Koizumi.

Note

Ex-libris: B. St. Denis.
 

* Land of Sunshine Posters. Los Angeles, 1896.

Physical Description: 12 items. Cyanotypes.

Scope and Content Note

Broadside posters for March, April, June, August-December, plus variants for April, August, and October. Probably the first magazine posters to appear in Los Angeles; produced by a combination of letterpress and cyanotype, a photographic process of which Charles Lummis, the editor, was an exponent.
 

[Fantail goldfish. n.p., 194-?].

Creator/Collector: Lathrop, Dorothy Pulis, 1891-
Physical Description: 1 item. 15.5 × 18cm. Original woodcut.

Scope and Content Note

Printed on tissue, signed in pencil. Probably one of a series issued by the Woodcut Society of Alexandria, Virginia.

Note

Ex-libris: Henry Goldman.
 

[I fell at the feet of Mr. Dickens. n.p., ca. 1929].

Creator/Collector: Lathrop, Dorothy Pulis, 1891-
Physical Description: 1 item. 8.5 × 11.4cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.140 of Rachel Field's Hitty, Her First Hundred Years. New York, Macmillan, 1929. Presentation copy from the artist to Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* Kou Hsiung. Alexandria, Virginia, The Woodcut Society, 1944.

Creator/Collector: Lathrop, Dorothy Pulis, 1891-
Physical Description: 1 item. 15.5 × 18cm. Original woodcut.

Scope and Content Note

Printed on tissue, 24 × 26.5 cm., and signed in pencil. Overmatted, and with a facing page of text and a cover title.

Note

Ex-libris: Walter O. Schneider.
 

* A portfolio of fifteen monsters ... with prefatory poem by Jake Zeitlin. Los Angeles, 1925.

Creator/Collector: Laudermilk, Jerome D.
Physical Description: 1 item. 51 × 42 cm. Watercolor drawings. Text in manuscript. Laid into batik portfolio.

Scope and Content Note

Presented by the artist and author to Paul Jordan Smith, 1925.

Note

Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith, 1978.
 

[Untitled etching].

Creator/Collector: Laurencin, Marie
Physical Description: This etching was found cut but not removed from Dix filles dans un pre by Jean-Richard Block (call no.A 000 061 895 9). It was between p.28 and p.29. The other 3 etchings in the book have been stolen. 12.8 × 18.8 cm.
 

* The entertaining history of Robin Hood, & Little John, &c. London, 1809.

Creator/Collector: Laurie & Whittle, publishers
Physical Description: 1 item. 48 × 38cm. (full sheet.) Hand colored, engraved letter sheet.

Scope and Content Note

The letter sheet is bordered with a large engraving at the head, three smaller ones on each side, and a small one at the foot.

Note

Ex-libris: d'Alte Welch.
 

* The good scholar rewarded, and bad one punished. London, 1794.

Creator/Collector: Laurie & Whittle, publishers
Physical Description: 1 item. 48 × 38cm. (full sheet.) Hand colored, engraved letter sheet.

Scope and Content Note

The letter sheet is bordered with a large engraving at the head, three smaller ones on each side, and a decorative piece at the foot.

Note

Ex-libris: d'Alte Welch.
 

* Puss in Boots, an entertaining school-piece: By Young slyboots. London, 1802.

Creator/Collector: Laurie & Whittle, publishers
Physical Description: 1 item. 48 × 38cm. (full sheet.) Hand colored, engraved letter sheet.

Scope and Content Note

The letter sheet is bordered with a large engraving at the head, three smaller ones on each side, and a decorative piece at the foot.

Note

Ex-libris: d'Alte Welch.
 

* The Hawker. [n.p., ca. 1934].

Creator/Collector: Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957
Physical Description: 1 item. 22 × 14 cm. Original ink drawing. Matted, 46 × 34 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[7] of W.W. Tarn's The Treasure of the Isle of Mist. New York, Putnam's, 1934. Inscribed on the mat to Bernard M. Meeks with best wishes, Robert Lawson, Rabbit Hill: July 10, 1945.
 

Leaf paintings, n.p., ca. 182-?

Physical Description: 7 items. Approximately 15 × 12 cm. Original tempera paintings.

Scope and Content Note

Birds and butterflies amidst flowers, painted on dried pipal leaves, leaves from an Indian ficus also known as the bo or bodhi tree. Such paintins are a popular form of folk art, sold widely in India for greeting cards or souvenirs.
 

New toy. [n.p., ca. 1944].

Creator/Collector: Lee, Doris, 1905-
Physical Description: 1 item. 24.5 × 23 cm. Original watercolor and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced facing p.3 of James Thurber's The Great Quillow. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1944.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustrations for The Scattergood Family, by Albert Smith. London, ca. 1845.

Creator/Collector: Leech, John, 1817-1864
Physical Description: 2 items. Original pencil and crayon drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Albert Smith's The Scattergood Family was first published in threee volumes by Richard Bentley, London, 1845. Sadleir no.3096. One drawing, The Funny Gentlemen's arrival, vol.1, facing p.46, measures 19 × 12 cm., in a Whatman mat, 34 × 26 cm. The other drawing, This is my roof said Mr. Fogg, vol.1, facing p.57, measures 15.5 × 13 cm., in a Whatman mat, 29.5 × 25 cm.
 

Political cartoon, ... [word missing] for India, Mr. Punch throwing a shoe for better luck. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Leech, John, 1817-1864
Physical Description: 1 item. 24.5 × 30 cm. Original drawing.

Scope and Content Note

The drawing shows a general on a camel, with Mr. Punch throwing a shoe. This was published in Punch, date unknown.

Note

Ex-libris: C.K. Ogden.
 

Across a narrow shelf, a group of little wooden figures were turning and dancing in time to the music. [n.p., ca. 1940].

Creator/Collector: Lenski, Louis, 1893-
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 23 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced as the frontispiece of Lois Lenski's Blueberry Corners. New York, Lippincott, 1940. The above caption appears in the book, but not on the original drawing. Inscribed by the artist to Bernard Meeks.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Drawing of James Joynce. n.p., 1920.

Creator/Collector: Lewis, Wyndham, 1886-1957.
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 28 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Signed in ink by the artist. It is not known how many copies of this drawing were reproduced.

Note

Purchase: Schwartz, October 1, 1941.
 

Library views. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 8 items. Original prints.

Scope and Content Note

Colored engravings of the Vatican Library, Oxford University libraries, and Cambridge University libraries.
 

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday.

Physical Description: Framed: 20 × 25.

Scope and Content Note

Poster advertising weekly and monthly issues published by Hogarth House Edition.
 

* The lily: A book for children.

Physical Description: 23 items. 59 × 71 cm. Mounted on blue paper. Ink and wash drawings

Scope and Content Note

To illustrate the book published by John Harris in 1808 (Moon 671B).
 

The little merchant. [London? ca. 1859].

Physical Description: 1 item. 14 × 8.7 cm. Original pen and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for The little merchant by Maria Edgeworth. London, Routledge [ca. 1859]. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

* Hanna: That man Clay was an ass. It's better to be president than to be right. New York, 1899.

Creator/Collector: Luks, George Benjamin, 1867-1933
Physical Description: 1 item. 31.5 × 24.5 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted 48 × 38.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoon removed from The Verdict, March 13, 1899, vol.1 no.13, p.20.
 

* Portrait of Carlota. Los Angeles, 1896.

Creator/Collector: Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928
Physical Description: 1 item. 40.5 × 15.6 cm. Cyanotype photograph. Mounted and overmatted: 50.5 × 40.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Photograph advertises an article on Navajo songs by Dr. Washington Matthews in the October issue of Land of Sunshine, 1896.

Note

(In *Original 99, Land of Sunshine Posters. Los Angeles, 1896).
 

Manoeuvring. [London? ca. 1859].

Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 10 cm. Original pencil and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for Maneuvring by Maria Edgeworth. London, Routledge [ca. 1859] Routledge Cheap Library no.138. From an Edmund Evans scrapbook, disassembled by Justin Schiller.
 

A Maori war canoe. Christchurch, New Zealand, AvonFine Prints, 1967.

Physical Description: 1 item. 20 × 55 cm. Hand-tinted photolithograph.

Scope and Content Note

From the illustrations to Captain Cook's First Voyage, 1768-71, after an original drawing by an artist presumed to have been on the voyage. Issued with a sheet of text.
 

* Profile portrait of Gertrude Stein. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Marcoussis, Louis, 1878-1941
Physical Description: 35.5 × 27.5 cm. Drypoing engraving.

Scope and Content Note

no.8 of an edition of 10. Signed and numbered in pencil in the lower margin.
 

La daguerreotypomanie. [Paris, 1839].

Creator/Collector: Maurisset, Théodore
Physical Description: 1 item. 25 × 35.5. cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

This caricature deriding the mania which hit Paris with the introduction of Daguerre's invention is explained in detail in Helmut Gernsheim's History of photography [c. 1969], pp.71-72 (*TR 16.1 G319h 1969). Copy 2 is a color reproduction.
 

Bust of Israel Zangwill. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Mielziner, Leo, 1869-1935
Physical Description: 1 item. 26 cm. high, including pedestal. In bronze.

Note

[Vault].
 

Drawings. v.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Mielziner, Leo, 1869-1935
Physical Description: 2 items. Original pencil drawings.

Scope and Content Note

1) Portrait of Georges Brandes. Paris, 1904. 1 leaf. 15 × 10 cm. Green paper. With this: Letter, signed Dad, from Mielziner to his son, Kenneth MacKenna, explaining drawing. Truro, Massachusetts, August 19, 1935. 1 leaf. Typescript. Gift of Kenneth MacKenna, August 1959. 2) Portrait of Max Nordau. Basle, 1906. 1 leaf. 12 × 8.5 cm.

Note

Gift of Mrs. Leo Mielziner.
 

* Mr. and Mrs. Newlywed's new French cook. New York, Underwood & Underwood, c. 1900.

Physical Description: 10 items. 9 × 17.5 cm. Stereographs.

Scope and Content Note

Comic stereographs series, mounted for exhibit with captions enlarged, 70 × 35 cm.
 

* Caricatures of Parisians. Paris, ca. 185-?

Creator/Collector: Monnier, Henri Bonaventure, 1799-1877
Physical Description: 98 items. Handcolored lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Recréations du coeur ... (21 items). Paris vivant (20 items). Petites félicites humaines (4 items). Petites misères humaines (5 items). Béranger, Chansons (27 items). Les grisettes (15 items). Moerus Parisiennes (6 items).

Note

Gift of Gordon Ray.
 

Collection of wood engravings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Moore, Thomas Sturge, 1870-1944
Physical Description: 16 items. Original prints.

Scope and Content Note

Includes, The Centaur's Wedding, The Little Mother, Pan Mountain, Pan's Islands, and Pan and Psyche at the Summit of the Land.
 

Portrait of Lewis Carroll. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Moser, Barry
Physical Description: 30.3 × 22.6 cm. Woodblock print.

Scope and Content Note

Signed by Barry Moser. no.8 of 100.
 

Self-portrait. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Moser, Barry
Physical Description: 28.8 × 20.9 cm.

Note

Gift of Justin Schiller, 1987.
 

Wild Bill Hickock: a resident of Deadwood, 1878. no.18. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Moser, Barry
Physical Description: 19.8 × 30.3 cm. Pencil and ink drawing.
 

Illustrations for Adventures of the little girl in the wood. London? 1808?

Creator/Collector: [Mulready, William, 1786-1863]
Physical Description: 3 items. 6.5 × 9 cm. Original wash drawings.

Scope and Content Note

A full set of the original drawings for Adventures of the little girl in the wood, London, Harris, 1808. The illustrations have been attributed to William Mulready.

Note

A copy of this work is in Special Collections' Children's Book Collection.
 

Old Russian cookery. (Los Angeles, 1947)

Creator/Collector: Murman, Eugene Otto Walter, 1874-1962
Physical Description: 1 item. 35.3 × 25.3 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

Cover design for an unpublished cookbook.

Note

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin R. Murman.
 

New Almaden, California - Views

Physical Description: Original pencil sketch; size 7 × 10.

Scope and Content Note

Dated October 13, 1858. Artist unknown.
 

* Noah's ark. London, A. Park [ca. 1840].

Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 31 cm. Hand-colored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts the animals parading into the ark. Sub-captioned And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh wherein is the breath of life. Genesis Chapter 7, verse 15.

Note

Beauchamp Bookshop purchase, catalog 19, no.240 (1954).
 

An oval school piece. no.22. London, Bowles and Carver, 1794.

Physical Description: 1 item. 45 × 37 cm. Original engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Contemporary hand colored engraving with the center oval, To David Garrick...Testimonies to the Merits and Genius of Shakespeare..., written by Rowland Evans and inscribed by T. Tomkins, 1797.
 

Palmer Cox's famous Brownie books. New York, The Century Company, [ca. 1895].

Physical Description: 1 leaf. 25.5 × 38.5 cm. Broadside.

Scope and Content Note

An advertisement for the Brownie books. Depicts the Brownies in color holding up five of the Brownie books.
 

James Branch Cabell. n.p., 1930.

Creator/Collector: Papé, Frank C.
Physical Description: 1 items. 48 × 33 cm. Original engraving, signed by the aritist in ink.

Scope and Content Note

A portrait of James Branch Cabell. This is one of the 210 Impressions, of which 200 are for sale, and plate has been destroyed.
 

A Parliamentary demonstration, on the XXIVth April Anno Dom. MDCCCXLVL. n.p., (English), 1847(?)

Physical Description: 1 item. 17.5 (including caption) × 24 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Depicted are three men, probably Sir Robert Peel, Lord George Bentinck, and Benjamin Disraeli. Inscribed to V. D'Israeli (sic) Esquire with the Author's Compliments.
 

* Pen and ink drawing on tracing paper of a large steam engine, no.903, being cleaned. For The caboose who got loose by Bill Peet.

Creator/Collector: Peet, Bill
Physical Description: 29.9 × 48.8 cm. Inscribed: For Damiana Chavez.

Note

Gift of Damina Chavez.
 

* The Press room of the Musée Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp. n.p., 188-.

Creator/Collector: Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926
Physical Description: 1 item. 25.2 × 29.7 cm. Original ink drawing. Mounted and matted 40.2 × 55.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for A Printer's Paradise, by Theodore L. DeVinne, published in the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, vol.36 no.2, June 1888, p.235. Signed in the drawing.
 

Aldous Huxley. Santa Barbara, California, ca. 1945.

Creator/Collector: Petrie, Maria Zimmern, 1887
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 cm. Bronze bust.
 

Gertrude Stein, Paris, 193-.

Creator/Collector: Picabia, Francis, 1878-1946
Physical Description: 1 item. 102.5 × 82.5 cm. Oil portrait. Framed, 115.5 × 100 cm.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
 

Woodcuts. Hammersmith, 1906-1911.

Creator/Collector: Pissarro, Lucien, 1863-1944
Physical Description: 8 items. Original colored woodcuts.

Scope and Content Note

7 of these (each the second print of an edition of 12) are for Judith Gautier's Poemes tires du Livre de Jade. Hammersmith, Eragny Press, 1911. 1 (the second print of an eidtion of 12) is the frontispiece for Songs by Ben Jonson. Hammersmith, Eragny Presss, 1906.
 

Playground. [England? ca. 1780-90].

Physical Description: 1 item. 13 × 9.5 cm. Ink wash drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts schoolboys playing outside a tall school building next to a church.
 

Portrait of Damiana Chavez. Pencil on cardboard box lid. 1973.

Creator/Collector: Politi, Leo, 1908 -
Physical Description: 35.5 × 25.8 cm.

Note

Gift of Damiana Chavez.
 

* Pomona Assembly Center. [Pomona, California, ca. 1942].

Physical Description: 1 item. 32.5 × 39 cm. Watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

From the W.E. Dimon papers. Inscribed to Dimon by Rosa Sato who may have painted it.
 

[Portrait of an old Persian man. n.p. (Persian?), n.d.].

Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 19 cm. Original watercolor painting on silk. Matted on green paper, 30.5 × 22.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

An old man with a beard and turban is depicted against a Persian rug. Artist unknown.

Note

From the Minasian Collection.
 

Portrait of Baron Fisher, Baltimore photographer. [n.p., ca. 1865].

Physical Description: 1 item. 11 × 7 cm. Tintype.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

Portrait of D.W. Seager. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item. 1/16 plate daguerreotype.

Scope and Content Note

The portrait has been identified as Segur or Seager, the man reputed to have made the first daguerreotype in the United States.
 

* Portraits of Martha Graham. n.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 original ink drawing and two lithograph copies by Gail Trowbridge, 50 × 33 cm.; 1 engraving, Frontier, by Nik Kunvizky(?), 1940, 35 × 27 cm.; 1 charcoal drawing by Eric. 49 × 47 cm.
 

Two photomechanical reproductions of photgraphs by Pratt and Baker of Paseo de Los Angeles.

Creator/Collector: Pratt, Ernest Mitchell, 1876-1945, and Baker, Viroque

Scope and Content Note

1) Olvera Street (numbered 16); 2) Casa Avila Adobe (numbered 29).
 

Very cheap, very cheap indeed, Sir. [London? ca. 1801?].

Creator/Collector: A pretty copy - after an unique original
Physical Description: Colored engraving. 11.4 × 9 cm., including caption.

Scope and Content Note

Caricature of Dr. Isaac Gosset, book-collector and bibliographer, at an auction. Cf. George, Mary D. Catalogue of political and personal satires, no.9773, of which this is a variant. A manuscript note identifies the subject as Reverend Dr. Gilchrist, possible a private.
 

* Tiki Motel. Serigraph. 1982. no.21/26.

Creator/Collector: Price, Kenneth, 1935 -
Physical Description: 313mm × 376mm.

Scope and Content Note

One of a series made by Ken Price for The plain of smokes, in collaboration with Harvey Mudd, and published by Arabesque Books in 1981. (S/C call no. **PS 3563 M883p).
 

* Prince Le Boo. [London? s.l., 182-?].

Creator/Collector: Prince Le Boo
Physical Description: 1 item. 15.5 × 38 cm. Handcolored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

A panorama with three scenes: Prince le Boo offers thehorse an orange; Prince Le Boo, embarking for Englan; Prince Le Boo's astonishment at seeing himself in the glass.

Note

Beauchamp Bookshop purchase, catalog 19, no.240 (1954).
 

Collection of pictures which change their appearance when viewed through the light. London, ca. 1855.

Creator/Collector: Protean views
Physical Description: 71 items. Original lithographs, hand-colored.

Scope and Content Note

Includes pictures of Vesuvius, Queen Victoria, her Coronation, the Duke of Wellington, Napoleon, and the Thames Tunnel.

Note

Items formerly in this collection are now listed individually on ORION. JD iii/89.
 

Wood-engraving proof sheet illustration for New York Colonial Privateers by Thomas A. Janvier. n.p., ca. 1895.

Creator/Collector: Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911
Physical Description: 1 item. 18.5 × 12 cm. Original wood-engraving proof.

Scope and Content Note

Signed by the engraver, A.M. Lindsay. Originally published in Harper's Magazine, February 1895. The published picture is entitled: Barbarously Murdered the First, and Grievously Wounded the Latter.
 

John and Rosalind Randall.

Creator/Collector: Quayles, Bunston
Physical Description: 1 item. 25.5 × 27.5 cm. Original pen and ink drawing with pencil[?] coloring.

Scope and Content Note

The Randalls are the Whittington Press, which is in Leominster, Herefordshire, England.

Note

Gift of Lorson's Books and Prints.
 

The Bogey Beast. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
Physical Description: 1 item. Approximately 20 × 14.5 cm. Original watercolor drawing. Framed, 59 × 49 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Identified in pencil on the back as being drawn for English Fairy Tales. Depicts an old woman before her cottage with a great, smoke-like beast coming up behind her.
 

Painting, signed. n.p., 1904.

Creator/Collector: Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 × 28 cm. Original watercolor. Matted; unframed.

Scope and Content Note

Painting of a fairy surrounded by six little grotesques. Publishing history unknown.
 

* Untitled drawing done for the National Book Leage, London. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
Physical Description: 1 item. 31 × 23 cm. Original watercolor drawing. Framed, 50 × 40 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts a bookish scene with humans and elves fraternizing over books. The character on the right is supposed to be Rackham himself.
 

Alexander von Humboldt. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Rauch, Christian Daniel, 1777-1857
Physical Description: 1 item. 48.5 cm. Bronze bust.

Scope and Content Note

After the original marble in Berlin, ca. 182-?

Note

Gift of the Federal Republic of Germany.
 

Fur Jung und Alt. [n.p. (Germany?) 185-?].

Creator/Collector: Reinhardt, C.
Physical Description: 1 item. 20 × 32.5 cm. Handcolored lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

A series of panels with verse captions despict the woes of a photographer as he struggles with the elements and with the patrons.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

Drawings. n.p. (Germany), n.d.

Creator/Collector: Richter, Ludwig, 1803-1884
Physical Description: 2 items. Original drawings. In sepia ink.

Scope and Content Note

One drawing (11.5 × 8 cm.) is of a girl putting up a floral garland in a doorway. In pencil and subtle watercolors; signed, L.R. Another (8.5 × 12 cm.) is of a group of deer in a wood, enclosed in a rustic ornamental border. Signed, L.R.

Note

Ex-libris: Walter O. Schneider.
 

French street scenes, 17th century. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Robida, Albert, 1848-1926
Physical Description: 2 items. 26 × 21 cm. Original watercolors.

Scope and Content Note

Costumes of ladies, gentlemen, and soldiers are of particular interest.
 

* The nightingale. [London?, 1913?].

Creator/Collector: Robinson, William Heath, 1822-1944
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 28.8 cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, Hodder and Stoughton, 1913.

Note

Gift of Brooke Whiting, 1975.
 

* The unknown voyages of Anais Nin.

Creator/Collector: Robyns, Annette
Physical Description: 1 item. 60.5 × 40.5 cm. Engraving.

Scope and Content Note

no.1 of an edition of 25. Artist describes engraving as an intaglio print.
 

Barnyard scene. [n.p.], 1944.

Creator/Collector: Rojankovsky, Feodor, 1891-
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 23 cm. Original chalk and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Probably an illustration for a children's book. Publication undetermined. Inscribed To Lt. B. Meeks with my best wishes F. Rojankovsky, '44.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Abraham Lincoln. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Romanelli, Carlo, 1872-
Physical Description: 1 item. 40 cm. Bronze bust.

Scope and Content Note

Not from life. Romanelli was born in Italy and came to Los Angeles in 1910.
 

Alice B. Toklas. Paris, 193-.

Creator/Collector: Rose, Sir Francis Cyril, Bart., 1909-
Physical Description: 1 item. 40 × 30 cm. Pencil sketch profile portrait. Framed, 57.5 × 45 cm.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
 

The house at Bilignin. Bilignin, France, 193-.

Creator/Collector: Rose, Sir Francis Cyril, Bart., 1909-
Physical Description: 1 item. 27.5 × 42.5 cm. Oil painting. Framed, 37.5 × 55 cm.

Scope and Content Note

A view of Gertrude Stein's residence in France.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
 

Watercolor painting of two girls bidding their soldier friend farewell. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Physical Description: 1 item. 18.5 × 10.5 cm. Original watercolor. Mounted on cardboard, 21.5 × 15.5 cm. Unframed.

Scope and Content Note

Signed, T. Rowlandson.
 

* Portrait of Mel royer. [Los Angeles, California, 1974].

Creator/Collector: Royer, Dorothy Marion (Hewes), 1911-
Physical Description: 1 item. 30.5 × 22 cm. Ink drawing. Mounted and overmatted, 45.5 × 35.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Signed on the drawing in pencil.

Note

Gift of Peggy Christian, 1981.
 

Buggalo, n.p., 1921.

Creator/Collector: Russell, Charles Marion, 1864-1926
Physical Description: 2 items. 18 × 17cm. Pair of bronze bookends.

Scope and Content Note

Recastings from the originals.

Note

Gift of Kenneth Karmiole and the Heritage Book Store, 1975.
 

Riverside House and cottages, Santa Cruz. San Francisco [ca. 1892].

Creator/Collector: Saalburg, Charles W., lithographer
Physical Description: 1 item. 35 × 55 cm. Original lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

Panoramic view including recreational aspects of the resort. The picture is bordered by advertisements for Santa Cruz business establishments.

Note

[Shelved *].
 

* San Francisco imports. San Francisco, [c.1905].

Creator/Collector: Samish, Louis R.
Physical Description: 1 poster. 35 × 27.5 cm. Color print.

Scope and Content Note

Advertising poster for C.M. Freed, 412-414 Sacramento St., San Francisco, importer of teas, coffees, spices, flavoring, extracts, and pure olive oil. The picture is of two Chinese children carrying a bucket between them, stepping off a curb.
 

* Redondo hotel, Redondo, Cal. San Francisco, [189-?].

Creator/Collector: Schmidt Label and Lithograph Company, San Francisco
Physical Description: 1 item. 25.5 × 32.5 cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

The hotel is shown facing a cove in which are sail boats and steam boats.
 

The Albrecht Dürer house in Nuremberg. 1891.

Creator/Collector: Schotte, L.
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 14 cm. Watercolor.
 

* Die Pantomine, Bl.23 from the series Theater-Costumes. Vienna: M. Trentsensky, ca. 1825.

Creator/Collector: Schwind, Mortiz von, 1804-1871
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 26.5 cm. Lithograph, hand colored.

Scope and Content Note

The fifth of a series of 5 images. Cf Die kleine Welt des Bolderbogens (1977), 165.

Note

Gift of Samuel Katz, 1995.
 

Mark Twain. [Los Angeles, ca. 1969].

Creator/Collector: Seletz, Emil, 1909-
Physical Description: 1 item. 24.2 cm. Sculptured bust. Silver set on a variegated black marble base 11.4 cm. square

Scope and Content Note

Portraying Samuel Clemens in later life.

Note

Gift of Alfred Menzies, D.D.S., given in memory of Jeanette Seletz, 1977.
 

Drawing. London, 1921.

Creator/Collector: Shepperson, Claude Allin, 1867-1921
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 × 36 cm. Original pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

This drawing depicts a mother and doctor looking at a sick child; the caption reads, Doctor - And how is our young patient this morning? Infant Prodigy - Thank you, I'm exhausted and exacting. With a letter (London, July 16, 1921) from E.V. Lucas to Shepperson mounted on the reverse of the drawing, suggesting the subject and caption. Publishing history unknown.
 

* Design for the dust jacket of Railway Engineer. [n.p., ca. 1914].

Creator/Collector: Simon, Eric M.
Physical Description: 1 item. 32.5 × 47.5 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced (reduced about 1/3) as the dust jacket for Clara Ingram Judson's Railway Engineer. New York, Scribners, 1914.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* Illustration for Many Moons. [n.p., ca. 1943].

Creator/Collector: Slobodkin, Louis, 1903-
Physical Description: 1 item. 45 × 35 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[3] of James Thurber's Many Moons. New York, Harcourt, Brace, 1943. Presentation copy from the artist to Bernard M. Meeks dated July 24, '45.
 

Arthur Machen. London, 1923.

Creator/Collector: Smith, Mrs. Sarah Hathaway (Bixby) 1871-1935
Physical Description: 1 item. 18 × 13 cm. Pen and ink drawing. Framed in a narrow black frame.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts Machen smoking a pipe.

Note

Ex-libris: Paul Jordan Smith. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith, 1975.
 

* Drawings. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Smith, Pamela Colman
Physical Description: 5 items. Various sizes.

Scope and Content Note

3 pencil drawings and two pen and ink proofs of figure studies, three of which are initialled by Pamela Coman Smith. Publishing history unknown.

Note

Ex-libris: Edith Craig.
 

Line prints for The basket maker and other tales that will suit the young or the old. London, ca. 1901.

Creator/Collector: Smith, Pamela Colman
Physical Description: 3 items. 29.5 × 20.5 cm. Handcolored line prints. Drawings are loose in a paper cover imprinted with title, illustrator, place of publication and date of publication.

Scope and Content Note

The basket maker was published in London, 1901. Author of The basket maker unknown.

Note

Ex-libris: Edith Craig.
 

Line prints for Twelfth night merry-makers. [4 copies] n.p., ca. 1898.

Creator/Collector: Smith, Pamela Colman
Physical Description: 4 items. 35 × 27 cm. Handcolored line prints. Prints are loose in a paper cover imprinted with title, illustrator, place of publication and date of publication.

Scope and Content Note

Twelfth night merry-makers was published by R.H. Russell, New York, n.d. Author unknown. One of the identical prints is initialled by PCS. Written on each print in ink, Copyright 1898 by W. MacBeth.

Note

Ex-libris: Edith Craig.
 

* Disumbrationist paintings by Pavel Jordanowitch [pseud.] Los Angeles, 1926.

Creator/Collector: Smith, Paul Jordan, 1885-
Physical Description: 5 items. Original oil paintings.

Scope and Content Note

Painted as a hoax. A full description will be found in: MacDougall, Curtis. Hoaxes. 1940. (HV 6751/ M14h).

Note

Photographs of the collection are shelved in the vertical files.
 

[Pen and ink drawingof an Irish peasant. n.p., January 30, 1895].

Creator/Collector: Somerville, Edith Anna Oenone, 1861-1949
Physical Description: 1 item. 33 × 21 cm. Original drawing. Unframed.

Scope and Content Note

The figure, a man, is carrying a bundle on a stick slung over his shoulder. Signed, with the date, with the initials, E.OE.S.
 

Spinoza. n.p., 1665.

Physical Description: 1 item. 44 × 34 cm. Original oil painting. Framed. 57 × 47 cm.

Scope and Content Note

18th century copy of a portrait in the Library of the Duke of Wolfenbüttel.
 

* F.W. Goudy. [n.p.], 1938.

Creator/Collector: Stern, Alexander, 1904-
Physical Description: 1 item. 32.8 × 24.4 cm. Engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Signed, titled, and dated in the plate.
 

Illustration for The horse who lived upstairs. n.p., ca. 1944.

Creator/Collector: Stone, Helen, 1903-
Physical Description: 1 item. 15 × 12.5 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Variant of illustration reproduced on pp.[40-41] of Phyllis McGinley's The Horse Who Lived Upstairs. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1944.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* John Gilpin. Engraved by W.H. Worthington. London, Pickering and Worthington, 1825.

Creator/Collector: Stothard, Thomas, 1755-1834
Physical Description: 1 item. 18 (23 with text) × 53.5 cm. Handcolored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Based upon the William Cowper poem, The Diverting History of John Gilpin.
 

Aloha nui loas. n.p., ca. 1889.

Creator/Collector: Strong, Isabelle
Physical Description: 1 item. Original watercolor. 113 mm. × 88 mm. Mounted: 144 mm. × 172 mm.
 

* Portrait of Maxwell Anderson. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Sudduth, Norman
Physical Description: 1 item. 32.1 × 33.2 cm. Watercolor drawing. Mounted and overmatted 40.3 × 44.8 cm.

Scope and Content Note

After a photograph, cf. Maxwell Anderson. By Alfred S. Shivers, 1976. (PS3501/A536S56). Signed: To David Wigransky with best wishes Norman Sudduth.
 

Drawings in pen and ink for Cervantes' Don Quixote. London, 1922.

Creator/Collector: Sullivan, Edmund Joseph, 1869-1933
Physical Description: 3 items. 22.5 × 17.5 cm. Original drawings.

Scope and Content Note

1) Don Quixote as Love's Eremite. 2) A Winte-Taster of La Mancha. 3) A group of figures including the Don and Sancho Panza. Apparently unpublished.
 

The Lincoln Memorial. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Swann, Samuel Donovan, 1889-
Physical Description: 1 item. 16 × 21 cm. Original etching. Matted and mounted 23.5 × 28 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Signed Don Swann, numbered 115/300.
 

View of San Francisco, formerly Yerba Buena, in 1846-47 before the discovery of gold. San Francisco, Published by Captain W.F. Swasey, 1884.

Creator/Collector: Swasey, William F.
Physical Description: Lithograph picture in 4 colors. 53 × 58 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Executed by the Bosqui Eng. & Printing Company, depicting San Francisco and the waterfront in 1846-47. Streets and buildings are identified.
 

* The tables turned. You sabe him? Kealney must go! I.N. Choynski [San Francisco, c. 1877].

Physical Description: 1 item. 24 × 31 cm. Lithograph.

Scope and Content Note

A cartoon showing the notorious anti-Chinese orator, Dennis Kearney, behind bars in a house of correction, with six Chinese taunting him. Thelast part of the title refers to Kearney's batte cry: The Chinese must go!
 

Manzanar. Manzanar, California, 194-.

Creator/Collector: Takamura, Kango
Physical Description: 71 items. Watercolor paintings.

Scope and Content Note

Kango Takamura was interned at Manzanar during the war and depicted the day to dy life of the camp in these paintings.

Note

Gift of the artist.
Color slides of the paintings are in Collection 91.
[Shelved in Document Box, also *].
 

Talcy chateau. Mer, France, 1841-1843.

Physical Description: 2 items. 11 × 15.5 cm. Daguerreotypes. Framed. 18 × 22.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

2 different views of Talcy chateau in the Loir and Cher region of France.

Note

Gift of Albert Boni.
 

* After the feast. The working man gets what is left! New York, 1899.

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Horace, 1864-1921
Physical Description: 1 item. 31.5 × 47 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted 51 × 61 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoon removed from The Verdict, December 4, 1899, vol.2 no.26, pp.11-12.
 

* The battery of imperialism. Mac to mark: You've fixed them so they look all right; but I wonder which way the blamed things are going to shoot! New York, 1900.

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Horace, 1864-1921
Physical Description: 1 item. 31.5 × 47 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted 51 × 61 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoon removed from The Verdict, March 26, 1900, vol.3 no.16, pp.8-9.
 

* Republicanism down to date. Hanna: Don't be afraid, Mack, it won't make much noise! New York, 1899.

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Horace, 1864-1921
Physical Description: 1 item. 31.5 × 47 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted 51 × 61 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoon removed from The Verdict, September 25, 1899, vol.2, no.15. pp.12-13.
 

* The trust giant's point of view. What a funny little government? New York, 1900.

Creator/Collector: Taylor, Horace, 1864-1921
Physical Description: 1 item. 31.5 × 47 cm. Color lithograph. Mounted and overmatted 51 × 61 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Political cartoon removed from The Verdict, January 22, 1900, vol.3, no.7. pp.8-9.
 

Portrait of Charles Clerke, 1741-1779. [n.p. (English) ca. 1776].

Creator/Collector: Taylor, John, painter
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 × 24 cm. Original watercolor painting.
 

Alice B. Toklas. Paris(?) 1927.

Creator/Collector: Tchelitchew, Pavel, 1898-1957
Physical Description: 1 item. 75 × 40 cm. Oil portrait. Framed, 87 × 52 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Presentation to Ms. Toklas from the artist, signed on the stretcher.

Note

Gift of Gilbert Harrison, 1974.
[Reading Room].
 

Drawings, London, 1895 and 1906.

Creator/Collector: Thomson, Hugh, 1860-1920
Physical Description: 2 items. Original ink and watercolor drawings. Unframed.

Scope and Content Note

One drawing, 29 × 19 cm., illustrates Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, London, Macmillan, 1897; the other, 32 × 24.5 cm., is for George Eliot's Scenes of Clerical Life [Janet's Repentance], London, Macmillan, 1906.
 

God forbit that I should grieve any young hearts. n.p. (England) 1891.

Creator/Collector: Thomson, Hugh, 1860-1920
Physical Description: 1 item. 24 × 20 cm. Pen and ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell's Cranford, Macmillan, 1891. Sadleir no.3750 includes this volume.
 

* John Sheppard. [London (?) ca. 1724].

Creator/Collector: Thornhill, James, 1675-1734
Physical Description: 1 item. 36 × 25 cm. Mezotint engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Depicts the notorious highwayman sitting in his cell at Newgate with his wrists in chains.
 

The Three Bears.

Scope and Content Note

8 pen and ink drawings, 3 with color overlay, of the three bears. These came with S/C backlog no.125573 The three bears published by William Walter & Sons (Otley) Limited. Otley, Yorks.

Note

[Shelved in Box w/Rick Barton Drawings].
 

* De Emp'rer's Palace. [New York?, 1921?].

Creator/Collector: Throckmorton, Cleon, 1897-
Physical Description: 1 item. 17 × 22 cm. Original watercolor drawing. On a sheet of watercolor paper 50 × 35 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Design for Scene 1, Eugene O'Neill's Emperor Jones. Titled and signed in pencil by the designer.

Note

Ex-libris: Kenneth McGowan.
 

The fair. [London? 1804?].

Creator/Collector: Thurston, John, 1774-1822
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.4 × 7.7 cm. Original wash drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Drawn for the frontispiece, engraved by Dadley, to Harriet Ventum's Interesting traits of character, in youth, of both sexes. London, Harris, 1804 (cataloged in the UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library. Call no.: CBC V56i 1804).
 

* Portrait of Francis Hackett. Denmark, July 1946.

Creator/Collector: Toksvig, Harald
Physical Description: 1 item. 35.5 × 27.6 cm. Art reproduction.

Scope and Content Note

Francis Hackett was Toksvig's brother-in-law.

Note

Gift of Margaret M. Gage, 1981.
 

* Ruth St. Denis at seventy-one years painted from life. n.p., 1949.

Creator/Collector: Tompkins, Robert G.
Physical Description: 1 item. 21 × 41.5 cm. Oil portrait.

Note

Ex-libris: Arthur Todd.
 

* Ted Shawn at fifty-nine years painted from life. n.p., 1950.

Creator/Collector: Tompkins, Robert G.
Physical Description: 1 item. 41 × 301.5 cm. Oil portrait.

Note

Ex-libris: Arthur Todd.
 

* A train of redwood logs containing 88,000 feet of lumber. Mad River, Humboldt County, California. [ca. 1885].

Physical Description: 1 item. 25 × 34 cm. Original photograph.

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed from John Vance who was a major pioneer lumberman in the Eureka Bay area. Probably photographed by August W. Ericsson of Arcata, California.
 

Illustration for A Tale for Easter. [n.p., ca. 1941].

Creator/Collector: Tudor, Tasha, 1915-
Physical Description: 1 item. 17.8 × 15 cm. Original ink and watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[6] of Tasha Tudor's A Tale for Easter. London, Oxford University Press, 1941.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustration for Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales. n.p., ca. 1945.

Creator/Collector: Tudor, Tasha, 1915-
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 16 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

This edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales was published by the Oxford University Press, c1945. Printed in the USA. The illustration, opposite p.182, is for the story, The Fir Tree, and shows children dancing around a decorated Christmas tree.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustration for Snow before Christmas. [n.p., ca. 1941].

Creator/Collector: Tudor, Tasha, 1915-
Physical Description: 1 item. 23 × 20.5 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[22] of Tasha Tudor's Snow Before Christmas. New York, Oxford University Press, c.1941.
 

Picture books in winter. [n.p., ca. 1947].

Creator/Collector: Tudor, Tasha, 1915-
Physical Description: 1 item. 17 × 13 cm. Original watercolor.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.78 of Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verse. New York, Oxford University Press, 1947.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Watercolor painting of a little girl sitting on a stool. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Tudor, Tasha, 1915-
Physical Description: 1 item. 13.5 × 9.5 cm. Original watercolor painting.

Scope and Content Note

Signed, T. Tudor. Not known if published. The little girl is dressed in old-fashioned clothes with a tartan scarf aroundher shoulders.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Pictures prepared for publication in If, Worlds of Science Fiction. [n.p., ca. 1954].

Creator/Collector: Valigursky, Ed
Physical Description: 2 items. 9 × 7 and 8 × 6. Original watercolors.

Scope and Content Note

Included also is a reproduction of the larger picture as published in If, May, 1954.
 

Illustration for A Day on Skates. [n.p., ca. 1934].

Creator/Collector: Van Stockum, Hilda, 1908-
Physical Description: 1 item. 16.5 × 24.8 cm. Original watercolor drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced facing p.25 of Hilda Van Stockum's A Day on Skates. New York, Harper, 1934.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* Views in Turkey and Greece. v.p., (London, Paris) ca. 1838-1840.

Physical Description: 3 oversize packages. 59 items. Approximately 13 (16 with text) × 19cm. Steel engravings. Matted, 28 × 33 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Plate marks missing. Most of the prints are after T. Allom. The engravers include J. Sands, S. Fisher, J.C. Bentley, W.H. Capone, and others.

Note

A list of titles is in the Collections File.
 

Views of England. v.p., 1876-1883.

Physical Description: 48 items. Pen and ink wash drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Most of the drawings are unsigned, one or two to a leaf. They appear to be the work of one artist. In addition, there are 3 slightly different in style, one signed AC(?), one WHR, and HR.
 

Drawing of a cat. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Wain, Louis, 1860-1939
Physical Description: 1 item. 6.5 × 12.7 cm. Ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Image of the head of a smiling cat wearing a bow tie.

Note

Ex-libris: Majl Ewing.
 

* Sketches of dancers. n.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Walkowitz, Abraham, 1880-1965
Physical Description: 8 items. Original watercolor and pen and ink sketches.

Scope and Content Note

2 watercolor sketches of isadora Duncan (35 × 21 cm.) Mounted and matted (45 × 35 cm).
6 pen and ink sketches, approximately 23 × 14 cm. 2 of Martha Graham dated 1931, others dated 1930 and 1933. Signed by the artist to Arthur Todd.
 

Portrait of Carmelita (Rosecrans) Ewing. [Los Angeles] 1950.

Creator/Collector: Warren, Lucia
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 × 40 in. Original oil painting. In brown frame, 33.5 × 43.5.

Note

Bequest of Carmelita Rosecrans Ewing, March 1969.
 

Original serigraphs. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Wasney, Cynthia Star, 1953-
Physical Description: 6 items.
 

Rubber stamp art. v.p., v.d.

Creator/Collector: Wasney, Cynthia Star, 1953-
Physical Description: 1 item.
 

[An offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands. Milan, 1830].

Creator/Collector: [Webber, John, 1750-1793]
Physical Description: 1 item. 24 × 36 cm. Handcolored engraving.

Scope and Content Note

Plate 93, removed from the 1st edition of Jules Ferrario's Il Costume antico e moderno ... After the original Webber engraving in James Cook's A voyage to the Pacific Ocean ... 1784, Atlas, plate 60 (***G247/A13/1784b).

Note

Ex-libris: Sir Maurice Holmes.
 

The death of Captain Cook. London, J. Webber, 1784.

Creator/Collector: Webber, John, 1750-1793
Physical Description: 1 item. 49 × 57 cm. Original engraving, matted.

Scope and Content Note

Engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi.
 

* Night. [n.p., ca. 1941].

Creator/Collector: Weisgard, Leonard, 1916-
Physical Description: 1 item. 33 × 27.5 cm. Original watercolor and crayon drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for A Midsummer Night's Dream. Reproduction on p.26 of Shakespeare's Under the Greenwood Tree. London, Oxford University Press [1941?]

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Illustrations for The water-carrier's secrets by Maria Cristina Chambers. [n.p., ca. 1942].

Creator/Collector: Weisgard, Leonard, 1916-
Physical Description: 4 items. 24.5 × 17.5 cm. Original ink drawings.

Scope and Content Note

Illustration for pp.11, 65, 112, and 221, each with overlay. Included is leaf 11-12 removed from the book showing 1 plate reproduced in color.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* Red light, green light, good morning. [n.p., ca. 1944].

Creator/Collector: Weisgard, Leonard, 1916-
Physical Description: 1 item. 24 × 38 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Variant of illustration reproduced on p.[3] of Golden MacDonald's Red Light, Green Light, Garden City, Doubleday, Doran, 1944.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

Untitled oil painting. n.p., n.d.

Creator/Collector: Wendt, W.
Physical Description: 1 item. 91 × 120.5 cm. Original oil painting. Framed, 123.5 × 155 cm.

Note

Gift of the Summer Class of 1910.
[Smith Room].
 

Christian fights with Apollyon. n.p. (English), ca. 1925.

Creator/Collector: Whistler, Rex, 1905-1944
Physical Description: 1 item. 20 × 22.5 cm. Original wash drawing. In a hinged mat, 38 × 30 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Publishing history of this illustration to John Bunyan's Pilgrim Progress is unknown. On the verso is a Whistler pen and ink drawing of an initial letter A intended for a proposed edition of George Moore's Perronik the Fool, but never published.
 

Illustrations for Perronik the Fool, by George Moore. [London] March, 1926.

Creator/Collector: Whistler, Rex, 1905-1944
Physical Description: 9 items. Original pen and ink drawings. Mounted in hinged mats, 39 × 32 cm.

Scope and Content Note

These drawings, done for a proposed edition of Perronik the Fool, were never published.
 

In memory. n.p. n.d.

Creator/Collector: Whistler, Rex, 1905-1944
Physical Description: 1 item. 11.5 × 16.5 cm. Original pen and ink wash drawing. Mounted in a hinged mat, 38 × 33.5 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Depicted is a bereaved lady leaning against a memorial urn in a park. A lap-dog is at her feet and a groom holds a restive horse.

Note

Ex-libris: Max Beerbohm.
 

* Dust jacket design. [n.p., ca. 1945].

Creator/Collector: Wiese, Kurt, 1887-
Physical Description: 1 item. 28 × 24 cm. Original ink drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced in color on the dust jacket of Walter R. Brooks' Freddy and the Perilous Adventure. New York, Knopf, 1945.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

* Endpapers. [n.p., ca. 1939].

Creator/Collector: Wiese, Kurt, 1887-
Physical Description: 1 item. 33.5 × 44.5 cm. Original charcoal drawing.

Scope and Content Note

Endpapers for Rutherford Montgomery's Trail of the Buffalo. New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1939.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

*Illustration for The Story of Freginald. [n.p., ca. 1936].

Creator/Collector: Wiese, Kurt, 1887-
Physical Description: 1 item. 28.7 × 19.4 cm. Original ink drawing with color wash.

Scope and Content Note

Reproduced on p.[43] of Walter R. Brooks' The Story of Freginald. New York, Knopf, 1936.

Note

Ex-libris: Bernard M. Meeks.
 

[Arthur Machen's house in St. John's Wood, London, n.p., 192-?].

Creator/Collector: Williams, Frayne
Physical Description: 1 item. 13 × 16 cm. Crayon drawing.

Scope and Content Note

After the original by Aubrey Hammond.

Note

Ex-libris: Paul Jordan Smith.
 

Untitled serigraph. [Hermosa Beach, California (?) 1964(?)].

Creator/Collector: Wise, Rue
Physical Description: 1 item. 19.8 × 22 cm. Multicolor serigraph.

Scope and Content Note

Invitation to a private exhibit of paintings, March 15, 1964. Depicts a girl in a brightly printed playsuit sunbathing.
 

Drawings, n.p., ca. 1980.

Creator/Collector: Wood, Cornett
Physical Description: 3 items. Original charcoal and pencil sketches.

Scope and Content Note

Signed in pencil by the artist.

Note

Gift of Jacob Zeitlin, 1980.
 

* Portrait of C.K. Ogden. [n.p., n.d.].

Creator/Collector: Wood, James
Physical Description: 1 item. 50.2 × 38 cm. Pencil drawing.

Note

Acquired with the Ogden Collection, 1958.
 

* Portrait of George Bernard Shaw. London, 1927.

Creator/Collector: Woolf, Samuel Johnson, 1880-1948
Physical Description: 1 item. 30 × 38 cm. Original lithograph; signed in the plate by Shaw. Signed by Woolf.

Scope and Content Note

Three-quarter profile portrait of George Bernard Shaw seated, showing upper torso only.

Cf: Woolf, S.J. Drawn from life. New York, Whittlesey House [c. 1932], p.20 ff.
 

Boulder Canyon Transmission System. [Nevada, 193-].

Creator/Collector: Woollett, William, 1901-
Physical Description: 6 items. 47 × 62 cm. Original lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Studies made during the construction of the Boulder Canyon Project.

Note

Gift of the artist.
[Shelved *].
Description of individual subjects will be found in collection folder.
 

The Hoover Dam Project. [Nevada, 1931-1932].

Creator/Collector: Woollett, William, 1901-
Physical Description: 14 items. ca. 47 × 62 cm. Original lithographs.

Scope and Content Note

Studies made during the construction of Hoover Dam.

Note

Gift of the artist.
[Shelved *].
Description of individual subjects will be found in collection folder.
 

Yellowback covers. London, ca. 185-.

Physical Description: 5 items. Proof sheets.

Scope and Content Note

Examples of Victoria paperback cover designs.

Note

A register of the collection is in the Collections File.
 

* A series of portraits of the Emperors of Turkey from the foundation of the monarch to the year 1815. London, J. Young, 1815.

Creator/Collector: Young, John, 1755-1825
Physical Description: 12 items. 38 × 26.5 cm. Mezzotint.

Scope and Content Note

Most of the plates have a leaf of descriptive text with them. Removed from the above work which when complete contains 31 plates. Printed in 3 colors and finished with hand-coloring, after designs of an anonymous Greek artist.