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William Henry Shelton autobiography, 1840-1890

Catalog Data

Shelton, W. H. (William Henry), 1840-1932  Search this
Quartley, Arthur  Search this
Reinhart, Charles Stanley  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson  Search this
Tile Club  Search this
Salmagundi Club  Search this
Harper's Magazine Foundation  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
450 Pages, (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Typescript of Shelton's unpublished autobiography, in which he writes of his boyhood in New York and his experiences in the Civil War. Shelton also describes his career as an artist-illustrator in New York City, beginning in 1871, work for LESLIE'S, HARPER'S, CENTURY, and the NEW YORK LEDGER, how engraving was done, the beginning of the artists' colony at Cold Spring Harbor with Stanley Reinhart, Arthur Quartley, and others, the work of Frank Smith, the colony at East Hampton, and recollections of the Tile Club and the Salmagundi Club.
William Henry Shelton autobiography, 1840-1890. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel 800 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: New-York Historical Society.
Language Note:
English .
Lent 1974 by the New-York Historical Society.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Century illustrated monthly magazine  Search this
Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper  Search this
New York ledger  Search this
Art, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Diaries  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art