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MS Thr 1026

Portrait prints of notable 16th - 19th-century personalities, 1720-1914: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 1026
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Portrait prints of notable 16th - 19th-century personalities,
Date(s): 1720-1914.
Quantity: 1 collection (6.75 linear feet (22 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English.
Abstract: 18th, 19th, and 20th-century portrait prints of theatrical, literary, and historical personalities.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett ; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Portrait Prints of Notable 16th - 19th-Century Personalities, 1720-1914 (MS Thr 1026). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.


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Scope and Contents

This collection includes etchings (prints), engravings (prints), including stipple engravings (prints) and mezzotints (prints), lithographs, photomechanical prints, photographic prints, copy prints, and woodcut (prints) of actors, actresses, authors, playwrights, poets, and other well-known personalities from the 16th through 19th-centuries. Some prints are hand-colored. Some prints are clippings from various publications.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

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