Illustrations by William Glackens and letter from Ira Glackens

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.masogreg
Creators:
Mason, Gregory, b. 1889
Dates:
1938
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
10 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eight trial photographs of illustrations by Glackens for the book, "Remember the Maine," by Gregory Mason (New York: H. Holt & Co., 1939); and a photocopy of a letter, Dec. 2, 1938, from Glacken's son, Ira, to Ruth Mason, Gregory's wife and agent, discussing the photographs and William's work as a wartime newspaper and magazine illustrator. Also included is a trial photograph of the battleship.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in Europe.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Eliot F. Bartlett, who is the son of Ruth Mason, Gregory Mason's wife, 1973.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustration of books -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and war Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glackens, William J., 1870-1938 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glackens, Ira, 1907-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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