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Illustrations by William Glackens and letter from Ira Glackens, 1938

Creator:
Mason, Gregory, 1889-
Glackens, William J. (William James), 1870-1938
Subject:
Glackens, Ira
Glackens, William J. (William James)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
10 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
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.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Illustrations by William Glackens and letter from Ira Glackens, 1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2813 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, PA. Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and in Europe.
Provenance:
Donated by Eliot F. Bartlett, who is the son of Ruth Mason, Gregory Mason's wife, 1973.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and war
Illustration of books
Illustrators
Painters
Painting, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7088
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209221
AAA_collcode_masogreg
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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