Bessie Hoover and Herman Henry Wessel papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wessbess
Creators:
Wessel, Bessie Hoover, 1889-1973
Wessel, Herman Henry, 1878-1969
Dates:
1914-1972
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
140 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Mostly photographs of portraits by Bessie Wessel. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings about the Wessels, articles on Frank Duveneck and the Cincinnati Art Club (of which Herman Wessel was president), a biography of Bessie Wessel, three sketches by Herman Wessel, two typed class lectures by Robert Henri, and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painters; Cincinnati, Ohio. The Wessels studied under Frank Duveneck and others at the Cincinnati Art Academy. Herman Wessel was also an etcher and instructor.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 835 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent 1974 by Robert Wessel, the Wessels' son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women painters -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- Ohio -- Cincinnati Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duveneck, Frank, 1848-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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