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Archival Drawings and Prints

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

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Rab and his friends.
7 pen and ink monotone drawings. Title inscribed on theback of each drawing.
MS Box 4 Folders 305-311

Rabbits.
See
Post, May Audbon, d. 1929.

Red Riding Hood.
1 watercolor drawing. Bears handwritten caption, "Up to date Little Red Riding Hood." In this depiction, the "wolf" is a toy on wheels that Red pulls by a string.
OS Box 17 Folder 389

Renwick, Victor.
The story of a fight by Hugh Lloyd.
7 pen and ink drawings. Includes cover, title page, contents, chapter headings, spine model. Also includes: 3 proofs printed in white, black, and blue ink--taken from another publisher (copyright 1866 by Johnson, Fry & Co.); 1 metal-engraved picture; 6 metal-engraved autograph facsimiles; 43 pieces bearing half-tone illustrations--some signed by Enos B. Comstock (includes portraits of English royalty and English and Colonial American political leaders); 79 disbound leaves taken from non-McLoughlin publications issued ca. 1858-1875 (includes portraits of political leaders, autograph facsimiles). These items were housed originally in a McLoughlin Bros. archival binding (cardboard boards, cloth spine). On upper cover: Shelf no. 14. This binding is shelved separately in Phase Box .
MS Box 6 Folders 1-55

The Robber Kitten.
(copyright 1891) Drawn for Little Dot's series.
2 pen and ink drawings: 1 cover design; 1 drawing of cat falling out of a tree.
MS Box 4 Folders 312-313

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
(copyright 1897) Executed for issue published in the Kriss Kringle series.
8 items: 7 hand-colored proofs. Some drawings numbered package no. 81. Some items are a combination of printed proof and hand-colored watercolor. 1 chromolithograph proof of white men discovering Robinson and Friday; original drawing is among the seven.
OS Box 17 Folders 390-393; OS Box 18 Folders 394-397

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.
(copyright 1897) Executed for issue published in the Kriss Kringle series.
5 pen and ink drawings: 3 small drawings.
OS Box 18 Folders 398-400
2 large drawings. These drawings portray similar but not identical scenes.
DOS Box 2 Folders 11-12

Rogers, J.
See
Portraits.

Santa Claus.
2 tempera and pen and ink drawings.
OS Box 18 Folders 402-402

Santa Claus.
(ca. 1896)
4 hand-colored proofs. Includes Santa at his workbench, and at his desk with ledger books. Shape book border outlined in pencil.
OS Box 18 Folders 403-406

Sartain, John, 1808-1897.
See
Portraits.

Schreyer, W.
Mother Goose--after style of "Richard Andre" (i.e., William Roger Snow).
4 watercolor drawings signed by W. Schreyer and "C.R."
MS Box 4 Folders 314-317

Silk-making.
(ca. 1880s?)
6 watercolor drawings.
OS Box 18 Folders 407-412

Silk-making.
7 watercolor drawings. Apparently by a different illustrator, although some of the scenes depicted overlap with those portrayed in the above entry.
OS Box 18 Folders 413-419

The Silly Hare
(copyright 1893)
3 hand-colored proofs. Features a white rabbit. OS Box 18 Folder 420a contains a printed proof (cops catching the hare) found adhered to Mother Goose (OS Box 309), and removed.
OS Box 18 Folders 420-422

Slovenly Kate
(ca. 1898)
1 pen and ink drawing for "The dirty child."
DOS Box 2 Folder 13

Slovenly Peter
(ca.1898)
2 pen and ink drawings: "Frank the liar"; "Simple John"
DOS Box 2 Folders 14-15

Soldiers
2 watercolor drawings of U.S. (?) soldiers in khaki uniforms, on horseback.
MS Box 7 Folders 14-15
2 pen and ink drawings of toy soldiers wearing bearskin hats.
MS Box 7 Folders 16-17

Soldiers.
See also
Numbered watercolor drawings, no. L1303-L1312


Stories from the New Testament.
1 pen and ink drawing for cover or title page. Bears handwritten instructions.
MS Box 4 Folder 318

The Story of Red Rose and Rose White.
1 watercolor drawing. Cover design.
MS Box 4 Folder 319

Stuart, Frederick T., 1837-1913.
See
Portraits.

Tales from Shakespeare
(ca. 1913? Dated from McLoughlin office envelope long since disposed?)
33 items: 1 pen and ink drawing; 32 mechanically reproduced illustrations: includes engravings, lithographic prints, and photographic prints. Bears annotations.
MS Box 4 Folders 320-340; MS Box 5 Folders 341-352

Three bears.
(copyright 1892)
1 hand-colored proof.
OS Box 18 Folder 423

Three little kittens.
6 printed proofs (hand-colored with watercolors).
MS Box 5 Folders 353-358

Three little kittens.
1 printed proof (hand-colored with watercolor).
OS Box 19 Folder 424

Tom Bootblack.
2 pen and ink drawings signed "F."
OS Box 19 Folder 425-426

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