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Eugene C. Worman research material on William H. Bartlett, 1835-1995,

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Creator:
Worman, Jr., Eugene C., 1915-
Subject:
Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry)
Virtue, George
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.1 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The collection reflects Worman's interest in Bartlett's career as an illustrator, and includes material on Bartlett's work and travels, his publisher, George C. Virtue, and the museums and institutions in which his artwork is represented. Records include biographical material, correspondence, notes, writings, articles, printed material, reproductions, photographs, slides, and transparencies.
Citation:
Eugene C. Worman research material on William H. Bartlett, 1835-1995, . Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Print collector; b. 1915 William H. Bartlett (1809-1854), a British artist, primarily known as an illustrator of commercially popular travel books. Bartlett apprenticed with British art historian and draftsman John Britton (1771-1857). George C. Virtue (1793?-1869), owner and founder of Virtue and Company, a major publisher of books and periodicals in London, England; Virtue published Bartlett's illustrations in several of the company's periodicals, including American Scenery.
Provenance:
Donated 1997 by Paul Worman, son of Eugene C. Worman. Initially Worman had compiled the materials in preparation of a study to date and authenticate Bartlett's prints.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Book industries and trade
Illustrators
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6092
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216232
AAA_collcode_wormeuge
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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