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Creator:Hoffecker, Carol E.
Title:Carol Hoffecker Delaware bookplate collection
Date(s):1920-1940
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0001
Abstract:The Carol Hoffecker Delaware bookplate collection comprises 76 bookplates belonging to prominent early twentieth-century Delawareans and regional organizations. Individuals represented include statesmen, businessmen, and members of distinguished families, such as[...] the du Pont and Warner families.
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Subjects:Art in bookplates | Bookplates | Bookplates, American | Collectors | More Subjects
Creator:Keefe, Tammis (Margaret Thomas), 1913-1960
Title:Wilmington, Delaware : silk screen map on linen handkerchief
Date(s):1944-1960
Call No:GRA 0098, Item 0002
Abstract:American textile artist Tammis (Margaret Thomas) Keefe (1913-1960) designed this vintage fabric handkerchief depicting a map of Wilmington, Delaware, which was silk-screened by J. H. Kimball, Inc., New York.
Subjects:Handkerchiefs--United States--History--20th century | Screen process printing--United States--History--20th century | Textile crafts--United States--History--20th century | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Kappel, Philip
Title:Philip Kappel copper plate
Date(s):1929
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0001
Abstract:Includes one framed copper printing plate etched by American painter, illustrator, and etcher Philip Kappel in 1929.
Subjects:Etching, American--Haiti | Marine art, American--Haiti | Etchers
Creator:Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Title:Father Prout : drawing
Date(s):1847
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0002
Abstract:Drawing by William Makepeace Thackeray of Francis Mahony (also known as "Father Prout") at "The Haunt" in 1847. Presented to the Yorick Club, Melbourne, Vic.
Subjects:Humorists--Portraits
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Death of a City / Kurt Vonnegut : original collage
Date(s):undated
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0004
Abstract:Includes one original collage, titled "Death of a City / Kurt Vonnegut."
Creator:Brainard, Joe, 1942-1994
Title:Happy Birthday Jonathan : original drawing
Date(s):undated
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0005
Abstract:Includes one original drawing by American painter, illustrator, and author Joe Brainard (1942-1994).
Subjects:Artists--United States--20th century | Artists (visual artists)
Creator:Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878
Title:George Cruikshank hand-colored etchings
Date(s):1813-1818
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0009
Abstract:This collection comprises two original hand-colored etchings by British caricaturist George Cruikshank, the companion pieces A Nice Lady or an Incomparable!!!! (1813) and An Exquisite Dandy-Prodigious!!! A Nice Gentleman (1818).[...] Both etchings were published by S. W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly.
Subjects:Satire, English--19th century | Cartoonists
Creator:Barnes, Djuna
Title:Djuna Barnes self-portrait
Date(s):1910
Call No:GRA 0099, Item 0011
Abstract:An untitled pen and ink self-portrait of American author and illustartor Djuna Barnes.
Subjects:Authors--20th century--Portraits | Authors
Creator:Rosenfeld, A. J.
Title:A. J. Rosenfeld etchings collection
Date(s):1853-1931
Call No:GRA 0102
Abstract:The A. J. Rosenfeld etchings collection comprises twelve etchings by six late nineteenth and early twentieth century American and European etchers.
Subjects:Etchers
Creator:Brace, Seth Collins
Title:Seth C. Brace collection
Date(s):1842-1844
Call No:GRA 0103
Abstract:The Seth C. Brace collection comprises eight original pencil sketches and one modern reproduction of an original watercolor depicting churches and landscapes surrounding Newark, Delaware, drawn by Delaware College mathematics[...] professor Seth C. Brace between 1842 and 1844.
Subjects:Drawing, American--Delaware--Newark | Newark (Del.)--Pictorial works
Creator:Rosenthal, L. N. (Louis N.)
Title:Rosenthal lithographic prints of Civil War encampments
Date(s):1861-1865
Call No:GRA 0106
Abstract:The Rosenthal lithographic prints of Civil War encampments comprises 23 color lithographs printed by Rosenthal's Lith. of Philadelphia between 1861 and 1865.
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Subjects:Military camps--United States--19th century--Pictorial works | Soldiers | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works
Creator:Brooke, John Charles, 1748-1794
Title:Yorkshire, England collection
Date(s):1628-1787
Call No:GRA 0108
Abstract:Collection of prints, printed sheets, manuscripts, original drawings, and maps, removed from a scrapbook compiled by John Charles Brooke and bequeathed to the College of Arms, London, whose bookplate and[...] release stamp is present on one of the boards.
Subjects:Architecture--England--Yorkshire | Yorkshire (England)--Pictorial works | Yorkshire (England)--Maps
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Chinese genre drawings
Date(s):1860-1912
Call No:GRA 0110
Abstract:Two volumes of drawings of Chinese life; on double leaves of pith paper. Some are colored. Bound in silk brocade, typical of albums meant for the western tourist trade.
Subjects:China trade art--Specimens | Art genres--China | China--Social life and customs--Pictorial works | Occupations--China--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:Murray, Wm
Title:Chinese genre drawings
Date(s):1860-1912
Call No:GRA 0111
Abstract:Six disbound volumes and 6 separate drawings (2 color) of Chinese life. Originally on double leaves of pith paper, the bulk have been slit into separate leaves. Volumes identified by[...] stab sewing holes; the 6 separate drawings were trimmed. Three volumes have original yellow front wrappers; 2 have in manuscript "Wm. Murray."
Subjects:China trade art--Specimens | Art genres--China | China--Social life and customs--Pictorial works | Occupations--China--Pictorial works | More Subjects
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:San Francisco rock posters collection
Date(s):1966-1971
Call No:GRA 0116
Abstract:The San Francisco rock posters collection consists of 378 posters for rock concerts and other performances from 1966 to 1971.
Subjects:Psychedelic art--United States | Psychedelic rock music--United States | Rock music--History--20th century | Blues (Music)--1961-1970 | More Subjects
Creator:Schleuning, Neala
Title:Neala Schleuning poster collection
Date(s):1967-2011
Call No:GRA 0118
Abstract:The Neala Schleuning Poster Collection includes a wide variety of posters, broadsides, and several menus collected by the American educator and writer in the course of her worldwide travels. The[...] poster collection is a strong graphic collection reflecting her broad interests in women's issues, American studies, and political movements.
Subjects:Economic development | Nuclear disarmament--History--20th century | Women's studies--United States | Russia--History--1613-1917 | More Subjects
Creator:Jno. J. Mitchell Co.
Title:Men's fashion illustration plates
Date(s):1887-1931
Call No:GRA 0119
Abstract:This collection of men's fashion illustration plates contains 122 lithograph and chromolithograph plates issued in New York by Jno. J. Mitchell Co., Tailors' Fashion Publishing Co., The New York Herald[...] of Fashion Co., Butterick Publishing Co., and West Publishing Co., between 1887 and 1931. Fashion illustration plates were large-format, detailed illustrations used by tailors in consultation with clients regarding the fine details of made-to-order clothing. Many of the plates also prescribe appropriate social settings for the attire, as well as supply suggestions for accessories.
Subjects:Costume--United States--History--19th century | Costume--United States--History--20th century | Fashion--United States--History--19th century | Fashion--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:McGraw, DeLoss
Title:Artwork related to W. D. Snodgrass
Date(s):1986-1998
Call No:GRA 0120
Abstract:This collection of artwork by American painter and poet DeLoss McGraw comprises ten pieces of original artwork reflecting the artist's collaboration with, creative responses to, and inspiration drawn from the[...] works of American poet W. D. (William De Witt) Snodgrass.
Subjects:Artistic collaboration--United States--History--20th century | Artists--United States--Pictorial works | Artists--United States--20th century | Artists (visual artists)
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World War I posters collection
Date(s):1914-1920
Call No:GRA 0123
Abstract:The World War I posters collection consists of 300 posters and broadsheets from the United States, France, Germany, and Great Britain and covers the period from 1914-1920, extending into the[...] post-war era.
Subjects:World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1914-1918--Posters | World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda | World War, 1914-1918--United States | More Subjects
Creator:Pfeiffer, Gordon A.
Title:Gordon A. Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection
Date(s):1800-1900
Call No:GRA 0124
Abstract:Gordon A. Pfeiffer is a Delaware book, postcard, book art, and ephemera collector and an original founder of the Delaware Bibliophiles. The Gordon Pfeiffer nineteenth-century Delaware trade card collection comprises[...] over one thousand trade cards of Delaware suppliers and merchants.
Subjects:Advertising--History--19th century | Chromolithography--United States--History--19th century | Collectors | Delaware--History--19th century
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