Reginald Marsh photographs

Collection ID:
Harnett, Lila, 1926-
circa 1940
Physical Description:
0.1 Items
linear feet (40 items)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
40 photographs and negatives, many oversized, of Reginald Marsh, showing Marsh sketching at Coney Island. The photographer is not identified but is likely Gene Pyle, a Life magazine photographer.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lila Harnett is an art collector, critic, and patron in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Harnett and her husband Joel purchased works by Reginald Marsh from the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in the 1960s, through director John Clancy. Among the collections in the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art and the Print Study Center at the University of Richmond are several works by Marsh.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2011 by Lila Harnett, who was given the photographs by John Clancy, director of the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries.

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.

Related Materials
Also in the Archives of American Art are photographs taken by Gene Pyle of Marsh in Coney Island.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pyle, Gene Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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