MS 1999-02 Eugene Savage prints

Collection ID:
Savage, Eugene Francis, 1883-1978
circa 1940
Physical Description:
6 Prints
14 x 21 inches.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of six color prints, measuring approximately 14 x 21, produced by artist Eugene Savage circa 1940. The prints were used as artistic covers for dinner menus on the Matson cruise line and depicted scenes of Hawaii.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Eugene Savage was an American artist best known for his murals. The prints in this collection were originally commissioned as murals by the Matson Lines, now Matson Navigation Company, and were adapted to be used as covers for dinner menus. Matson Lines operated luxury cruises between California and Hawaii from the early 20th century through the 1970s.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1998-02

Using the Collection
Manuscript 1998-02 Eugene Savage Prints, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by Adrienne Kaeppler, who received these prints from Robert Elder, formerly of Collections Management, Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Hawaii Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746