Frederick B. Duncan scrapbook on Marshall D. Smith

Collection ID:
Duncan, Frederick B., d. 1974
Physical Description:
1 Volume

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The scrapbook, compiled by Duncan, contains 85 pen and ink letters in the form of captioned cartoons by the Chicago painter Marshall D. Smith to Duncan. The art works illustrate the events of their friendship, especially their mutual love "of Chicago,... and anything afloat." Also included are four snaphots of paintings by Smith owned by Duncan, and a typescript and handwritten notes by Duncan about the cartoons and his friendship with Smith.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marshall Smith was a Chicago painter and friend of Frederick B. Duncan.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1996 by John O. Duncan, son of Frederick B. Duncan.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cartoonists Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smith, Marshall D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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