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Creator:Hoffecker, Carol E.
Title:Carol Hoffecker Delaware bookplate collection
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
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:Maxwell, Gee Tee
Title:Gee Tee Maxwell political cartoons and caricatures
Call No:GRA 0098, F0007
Abstract:George T. (Gee Tee) Maxwell, a native of New Castle, Delaware (1889-1965), was a reporter, copy-writer, and cartoonist for various newspapers, including the Wilmington News Journal from 1920 to 1940.[...] The collection contains five prints, made circa 2010s, of political cartoons and political caricatures originally created by Gee Tee Maxwell, and believed to date from the 1920s. The prints were made by Lead Graffiti, a Newark, Delaware, letterpress lab. Also included is a photocopy of an additional cartoon by Maxwell, dated to 1941.
Creator:Holt, Walter, E., Jr.
Title:Walter E. Holt, Jr., photographs of the Frear family and letter from J. Allen Frear, Jr.
Call No:GRA 0098, F0008
Abstract:The Walter E. Holt, Jr., photographs of the Frear family and letter from J. Allen, Frear, Jr. contains seven photographic portraits taken between 1954 and 1957 by Walter E. Holt,[...] Jr. of Delaware Senator J. Allen Frear, Jr., his wife, Esther Frear, their son Fred, and their daughter Clara. Also included is a letter from Senator Frear to Walter Holt, believed to be the photographer's father.
Subjects:Portrait photography--United States--History--20th century | Photography | Delaware--Politics and government--1951-
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:S.B. Woo for Lieutenant Governor campaign poster
Call No:GRA 0098, F0010
Abstract:S. B. Woo, a Chinese-American physics professor and politician, ran for lieutenant governor of Delaware in 1984, winning the election. This item is a campaign poster from that campaign.
Subjects:Political campaigns | Delaware--Politics and government--20th century | Lieutenant governors
Creator:Kappel, Philip
Title:Philip Kappel copper plate
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
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.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Death of a City / Kurt Vonnegut : original collage
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
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
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
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