Drawings (visual works) -- 1901-1950
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
E. A. Burbank Indian Portraits, Drawings
Abstract Collection of over 1200 red and brown conté crayon on paper portraits of assorted American Indian subjects drawn during E. A. Burbank’s extensive travel to American Indian communities throughout the American Southwest, West, and Northwest. Commissioned to paint a portrait of Chief Geronimo by his maternal uncle, Edward E. Ayer, the Newberry benefactor and president of the Field Columbian Museum, Burbank embarked in 1897 on what would turn out to be a decades-long, quixotic quest to “paint every...
Dates: approximately 1897-1914
Gookin family papers
Abstract Family correspondence, including letters from Chicago banker, artist, calligrapher, and designer Frederick Gookin to his wife, Marie S. Gookin, 1897-1922, documenting Chicago friends, city life, and sports when Marie Gookin was away, as well as Frederick Gookin's activities while on business trips to New York. Also other family letters, diaries of Mary H. Gookin and her mother Elisabeth A. Gookin, 1864-1896, including one regarding daily attendance at the World's Columbian Exposition, and...
Dates: 1861-1922; Majority of material found within 1883-1921
John Doctoroff Papers
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, exhibition programs, and prints relating to Chicago-based portrait artist John Doctoroff.
John Francis Holme Drawings
Abstract Fifteen pen-and-ink drawings by illustrator and printer Frank Holme and a printed list of the officers and stockholders of the Bandar Log Press, established by Holme.