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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:Maxwell, Gee Tee
Title:Gee Tee Maxwell political cartoons and caricatures
Date(s):2010
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: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:Bengal Paper Mill Company, Limited
Title:Bengal Paper Mill Company, Limited, Quality Papers: advertising sign
Date(s):1904-1938
Call No:GRA 0099, F0012
Abstract:Aluminum sign advertising Bengal Paper Mill Company's "Well Known Quality Tiger Brand Paper," and available stock, undated, with 1904 certificate included for one share of stock in the company.
Subjects:Paper industry--India | Advertising--History--20th century | Papermaking--History | Signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
Creator:Schneider, Otto J., 1875-1946
Title:Otto J. Schneider portrait of Elbert Hubbard inscribed to Dr. J. L. Bower
Date(s):1885-1915
Call No:GRA 0099, F0029
Abstract:One portrait of American salesman, author, publisher, and editor Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), engraved on board by American artist Otto J. Schneider (1875-1946). The portrait is inscribed by Hubbard "To[...] Dr. J. L. Bower, with all kind wishes from his friend Elbert Hubbard."
Subjects:Authors | Publishers
Creator:Mars of Asheville (Firm)
Title:Mars of Asheville Nixon campaign paper dress
Date(s):1968
Call No:GRA 0099, F0033
Abstract:One paper dress produced by Waste Basket Boutique by Mars of Asheville. The dress has "Nixon" printed several times in red along with blue stars.
Subjects:Paper garments | Fashion--United States--History--20th century | Presidents--United States--Election--1968 | Political campaigns | More Subjects
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Coolidge-Dawes Lincoln Tour campaign truck photograph
Date(s):1924
Call No:GRA 0099, F0034
Abstract:In 1924, Republican presidential candidate Calvin Coolidge organized The Lincoln Tour, a 56-day, cross-country road rally of 100,000 automobiles that was designed to be a continuous political parade from the[...] Atlantic to the Pacific. This is a photograph of a truck from the Calvin Coolidge and Charles Dawes campaign's Lincoln Tour.
Subjects:Photography--United States--History--20th century | Presidents--United States--Election--1924 | Political campaigns | United States--Politics and government--20th century
Creator:Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Title:Carl Van Vechten photograph portrait of Owen Dodson
Date(s):1943
Call No:GRA 0099, F0037
Abstract:Black-and-white photograph portrait of poet, novelist, playwright, and educator Owen Dodsen taken by photographer Carl Van Vechten in New York on June 18, 1942.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Portraits | Portrait photography--United States--History--20th century | African American authors--20th century | African American authors--Portraits | More Subjects
Creator:Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Title:Carl Van Vechten photograph portrait of William Demby
Date(s):1956
Call No:GRA 0099, F0038
Abstract:Black-and-white photograph portrait of novelist and film translator William Demby (1922-2013) taken by photographer Carl Van Vechten in New York on March 13, 1956.
Subjects:Authors, American--20th century--Portraits | African American authors--Portraits | African American authors--20th century | Portrait photography--United States--History--20th century | More Subjects
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
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