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The McLoughlin Bros. - Hosmer
Archival Drawings and Prints

The Box List

This collection contains the following four divisions:
I. Drawings, Proofs, and Print Samples Identified by Illustrator, Title, or Subject. 1858-(1880-1900)-1920.
II. Numbered Watercolor Drawings. ca. 1880-1900.
III. Miscellaneous Unidentified Watercolor Drawings. ca. 1858-1900.
IV. Miscellaneous Unidentified Pen and Ink Drawings. ca. 1880-1900.

I. Drawings, Proofs, and Print Samples Identified by Illustrator, Title, or Subject. 1858-(1880-1900)-1920.
19 oversize boxes, 7 manuscript boxes, 2 double oversize boxes

Arranged in a single alphabetical list by illustrator, if known; by title, if no illustrator is known; by subject, if no illustrator or title are known. Includes significant holdings of drawings by Enos B. Comstock, Frances B. Comstock, Palmer Cox, Georgina A. Davis, "Grosvenor," Anthony Hochstein, Justin H. Howard, Sarah Noble Ives, H.F. Nedeham, Victor Renwick, "Valmotte," and Ida Waugh. Also contains drawings for The Night Before Christmas, along with creative portrayals of Santa Claus. In addition there are engravings and proofs produced by other publishing houses and collected by McLoughlin Bros., Inc., including portraits of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century political leaders, and prints for a Bible history.

II. Numbered Watercolor Drawings. ca. 1880-1900.
3 oversize boxes, 1 manuscript box.
Largely unidentified watercolor drawings bearing a McLoughlin office identification number in the lower left corner. Arranged numerically. The bulk of the drawings feature scenes of children at play. Includes several drawings for The Hind in the Wood, imitating the style of Walter Crane. Also contains several drawings portraying Biblical and Shakespearean scenes.
III. Miscellaneous Unidentified Watercolor Drawings. ca. 1858-1900.
1 oversize box, 1 manuscript box, 1 double oversize box.
Unsigned watercolor drawings. Most of them feature children.
IV. Miscellaneous Unidentified Pen and Ink Drawings. ca. 1880-1900.
3 oversize boxes, 1 manuscript box.

Includes sets of drawings for unidentified titles. Features drawings of children and landscapes. Some of the individual drawings bear handwritten captions.

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