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Caricature of Dick Van Dyke

Creator:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
between 1957 and 1968
Topic:
Actors  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8921
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Alfred J. Frueh papers, circa 1880-2010
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8921
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William Henry Walker papers, 1892-1937

Creator:
Walker, William Henry, 1871-1938  Search this
Walker, William Henry, 1871-1938  Search this
Subject:
Dutch Treat Club  Search this
Topic:
World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8158
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210329
AAA_collcode_walkwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210329

William Henry Walker papers

Creator:
Walker, William Henry, 1871-1938  Search this
Names:
Dutch Treat Club  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1892-1937
Scope and Contents:
Printed material; art works; and portrait sketches.
REEL 4386: 226 portrait sketches and caricatures, 1919-1937, of members of the Dutch Treat Club, Walker's friends, notable artists, musicians, actors, politicians, and writers of the day. Sketches are signed by the sitters.
UNMICROFILMED: Proofs, offprints, clippings of cartoons, and illustrations made primarily for LIFE magazine; and two pen and ink drawings, 1892.
Biographical / Historical:
Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. His professional career was as a hospital administrator. Contributed political and satirical cartoons to LIFE, HARPER'S, NEW YORK EVENING POST, and NEW YORK HERALD. He was the first to use the lithographer's crayon for cartoons.
Provenance:
Material on reel 4386 lent for microfilming and unmicrofilmed materials donated, 1989 by Walker's daughter-in-law, Alice Smith (Mrs. Robert Miller) Walker. Her husband had collected and annotated his father's papers.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Caricaturists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Graphic artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
World politics -- Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.walkwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-walkwill

Alfred J. Frueh papers

Topic:
New Yorker (New York, N.Y. :1925)
Creator:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Extent:
7.7 Linear feet
3.18 Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Drawings
Christmas cards
Sketches
Illustrated letters
Photographs
Date:
circa 1880-2010
Summary:
The papers of caricaturist and illustrator Alfred J. Frueh measure 7.7 linear feet and 3.18 GB and date from circa 1880-2010. These papers consist of biographical information, including a sound recording of reminiscences about Frueh by his children; correspondence that includes many illustrated letters and greeting cards; notes and writings; numerous caricature sketches, cartoons, and 25 sketchbooks by Frueh; printed and digital material; and photographs of Frueh and his artwork. There is a 2.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2020 that includes bound and unbound scrapbooks and loose newspaper and magazine clippings of caricatures by Frueh from the New Yorker and other publications, circa 1920-1940.
Scope and Contents note:
The papers of caricaturist and illustrator Alfred J. Frueh measure 7.7 linear feet and 3.18 GB and date from circa 1880-2010. These papers consist of biographical information, including a sound recording of reminiscences about Frueh by his children; correspondence that includes many illustrated letters and greeting cards; notes and writings; numerous caricature sketches, cartoons, and 25 sketchbooks by Frueh; printed and digital material; and photographs of Frueh and his artwork.There is a 2.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2020 that includes bound and unbound scrapbooks and loose newspaper and magazine clippings of caricatures by Frueh from the New Yorker and other publications, circa 1920-1940.

Biographical materials include birth, marriage, and death certificates, biographical notes, employment contracts, obituaries, and legal papers concerning patents and license agreements for toy animals and sheet material sculpture. Also included is a 1993 sound recording of Frueh's children reminiscing about their father.

Correspondence consists mainly of incoming letters with a small number of interfiled replies drafted by Frueh. Most of Frueh's surviving outgoing letters are addressed to Giuliette Fanciulli (whom he married in 1913), her parents, and his sister Minnie Frueh. Many of the letters to Giuliette and other family members are illustrated. Also included are a large number of greeting cards (mainly Christmas cards) containing original artwork, from friends, artists, writers, and colleagues. The correspondence concerns both personal and career matters. Notable correspondents are: George Gershwin, Robert Henri, Mr. and Mrs. Elie Nadelman, Eugene O'Neil, Walter and Magda Pach, New Yorker editor Harold Ross, and Alfred Stieglitz. Other letters document Frueh's interest in nut and fruit trees.

Among the notes and writings by Frueh are notes of ideas for art work, lists of caricature sketches, lists of plays and their casts, and 8 address books kept by Alfred and Giuliette Frueh and by Giuliette and her mother. Also included are 6 notebooks of miscellaneous jottings. Notes and writings by other authors consist of lists of caricature sketches, a poem by an unknown writer, and 13 short stories by "Joe" with 6 illustrations by Frueh.

Artwork by Frueh comprises the largest series. It consists mainly of caricature sketches, mostly theatrical, but some political, with a few of himself, his wife Giuliette, and their personal friends. In addition, there are various sketches, drawings, designs, prints, watercolors, cartoons, book covers, greeting cards, paper sculptures, pop-ups, and cut-outs. Also included are patterns for greeting cards, lamp bases and a shade, magic squares, paper sculptures, sheet material sculptures, toy animals, and wallpaper. There are also 25 sketchbooks, a digital slideshow presentation of 1600 images from the sketchbooks, and 3 caricatures of Frueh drawn by other artists.

Among the printed material are articles by and about Frueh; book covers and book jackets, magazine covers, invitations, announcements, and a program cover designed by Frueh; caricatures, cartoons, and illustrations by Frueh; exhibition catalogs and announcements of Frueh's solo and group shows; and miscellaneous printed material.

Photographs consist of a studio portrait and informal snapshots of Alfred Frueh and a photograph of his daughter Barbara as a young child. Photographs of art work by Frueh include images of his caricatures, lamp bases, paper sculptures, and toy animals.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged into seven series:

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1909-1993 (Box 1; 8 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1909-1968 (Boxes 1-2, 12, OV 7; 1.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Notes and Writings, circa 1912-1963 (Box 2; 10 folders)

Series 4: Artwork, circa 1906-2010 (Boxes 2-4, 6, 12, OV 8-9; 1.8 linear feet, ER01; 3.18 GB)

Series 5: Printed Material, 1904-1986 (Boxes 4-5, 6, OV 10-11; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1880-1967 (Boxes 5, 12; 12 folders)

Series 7: Unprocessed Addition circa 1920-1940 (Boxes 13-17; 2.3 linear feet)
Biographical/Historical note:
Alfred J. Frueh (1880-1968) worked primarily in New York and was best known for his caricatures of theater personalities that appeared in The New Yorker from 1925 through 1962. In addition, he was a cartoonist, illustrator, painter, and designer of children's furniture, toys, pop-ups, and cut-outs.

Upon graduation from the Lima Business College in his native Lima, Ohio, Al Frueh (pronounced "free") began farming and working in his father's brewery. He moved to St. Louis to live with relatives, and from 1904-1908 worked in the art department of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Frueh's 1907 cartoon of Fritzi Scheff, published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, so outraged the music-hall star that her St. Louis performance was cancelled and the attendant publicity made Frueh a celebrity.

Frueh traveled to Paris, London, Rome, Munich, Berlin, and Madrid in 1908 and 1909. During this period, he studied at various art schools in Paris, receiving instruction from Theophile Steinlen, Lucien Simon, Naudin, and Henri Matisse. Upon his return to the United States, Frueh settled in New York City. His tenure at The World was interrupted by a return trip to Europe lasting from late 1912 until late 1914. While abroad, he married Giuliette Fanciulli, whom he had met in New York. He remained with The World for another ten years, also producing other work for publication and exhibition. With a young family, Frueh wanted a less hectic life and decided to switch from a daily publication to a weekly one. Thus began his affiliation with a newly established periodical, The New Yorker. Frueh's work appeared in its 1925 debut issue until his retirement in 1962. Mostly he contributed caricatures for the theater section, but he also produced cover designs, illustrations, and on occasion wrote brief pieces for the "Talk of the Town" and "Notes and Comments" sections. In 1926, Frueh moved his family to a farm in Sharon, Connecticut, where he seriously pursued a longstanding hobby of growing fruit and nut trees.

Alfred J. Frueh died in Sharon, Connecticut, in 1968, after a long illness.
Provenance:
The Alfred J. Frueh papers were the gift of his children, Barbara Frueh Bornemann, Alfred J. Frueh, Jr., and Robert Frueh, in 1993 and 1997. An addition of 25 sketchbooks, scrapbooks, and other materials were given by his grandson Stephen Bornemann in 2011, 2018, and 2020.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Caricaturists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Actors -- Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Cartoonists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Greeting cards  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Works of art  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Christmas cards
Sketches
Illustrated letters
Photographs
Citation:
Alfred J. Frueh papers, 1904-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.fruealfr
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Alfred J. Frueh papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fruealfr
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Walt Disney's Uncle Remus

Created by:
The Walt Disney Company, American, founded 1923  Search this
Attributed to:
Joel Chandler Harris, American, 1845 - 1908  Search this
Owned by:
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
cardboard, vinyl, paper, ink
Dimensions:
H x W (Cardboard Sleeve): 12 3/8 × 12 1/2 in. (31.4 × 31.8 cm)
H x W (Paper Sleeve): 11 7/8 × 12 1/16 in. (30.2 × 30.6 cm)
H x W (Index Card): 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 cm)
Diameter (Vinyl Record): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Children  Search this
Film  Search this
Music  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.201.3abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1963 Walt Disney Productions. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd519380af7-3dd0-4a6c-b276-accc3e6fed5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.201.3abc
Online Media:

Comprehensive collections of film posters & lobby cards, illustration, cartoons & animation at auction

Title:
Cinema, illustration, animation, cartoon
Author:
Guernsey's (Firm)  Search this
Seventh Regiment Armory  Search this
Physical description:
111 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
[1987?]
Topic:
Film posters  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Advertising--Motion pictures  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
PN1995.9.P5 C73 1987
PN1995.9.P5C73 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402937

Hollywood panorama

Author:
Harman, Bob 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. (chiefly illus., part col.) 23 x 31 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Biography
Place:
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date:
1971
[1971]
Topic:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H275 D9
N40.1.H275D9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_201539

Caricature, by Nerman

Author:
Nerman, Einar 1888-  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. illus. (part col.) 24 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Date:
1946
C1946
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Actors  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.N446x N44 1946
N40.1.N446xN44 1946
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_379114

Off the wall at Sardi's : Broadway's unofficial hall of fame / by Vincent Sardi Jr., Thomas Edward West

Author:
Sardi, Vincent 1915-2007  Search this
West, Thomas Edward  Search this
Gard, Alex  Search this
Sardi's (Restaurant)  Search this
Subject:
Bevan, Donald  Search this
Gard, Alex  Search this
Baratz, Richard  Search this
Mackey, John  Search this
Sardi's (Restaurant) History  Search this
Physical description:
119 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Caricatures and cartoons
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Theater  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Actors  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Call number:
PN2285 .S24 1991
PN2285.S24 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_421932

Film criticism and caricatures, 1943-53 / [by] Richard Winnington ; selected with an introduction by Paul Rotha

Author:
Winnington, Richard 1905-1953  Search this
Subject:
Winnington, Richard 1905-1953  Search this
Physical description:
196 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Reviews
Caricatures and cartoons
Date:
1975
Topic:
Motion pictures  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.W782x A1 1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588856

The "halls." Pictured by G.F. Scotson-Clark

Author:
Scotson-Clark, G. F (George Frederick) 1872-1927  Search this
Author:
Gamble, George  Search this
Former owner:
Museum of the City of New York DSI  Search this
Physical description:
47 pages, [18] leaves of plates color illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Portraits
Caricatures and cartoons
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1899
Topic:
Actors  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)  Search this
Call number:
PN1967 .S3X 1899
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_969009

Caricatures of the stage / by Sewell T. Collins

Author:
Collins, Sewell b. 1876  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray  Search this
Physical description:
[22] leaves : ill. ; 31 cm
Type:
Portraits
Date:
1898
Topic:
Actors  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C6865x C6 1898
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632804

Actors and others, by Roland Young ; with an introduction by Ashton Stevens

Author:
Young, Roland 1887-1953  Search this
Bookseller:
Smith, Ray DSI  Search this
Physical description:
92 p. illus. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1925
Topic:
Celebrities--Portraits--Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
American wit and humor, Pictorial  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.Y746x Y7a 1925
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_525128

A group of theatrical caricatures; being twelve plates by W.J. Gladding, with an introduction andbiographical sketches by Louis Evan Shipman

Author:
Gladding, W. J  Search this
Shipman, Louis Evan  Search this
Physical description:
viii p., 1 l., 78 p., 1 l. illus., pl. 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1897
Topic:
Actors  Search this
Actors--Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Call number:
PN2285.G54 1897
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_185983

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