Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.blochenr
Creators:
Block, Henry, 1875-1938
Dates:
1927-1937
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(200 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two engraved portraits, four sketchbooks and a few loose sketches; exhibition catalogs and announcements; newspaper and magazine clippings; including several regarding the early art career of his son Adolph; photographs of his art work and a undated photograph of Block painting outdoors; postcards from Adolph written to him and his wife while traveling in Europe in 1927; and correspondence.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, engraver, and etcher. Studying at the Art Students League in New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Adolph Block, is Henry Block's son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Block, Adolph, 1906-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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