Wheelan, Albertine Randall

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Cartoonist, illustrator, and costume designer Albertine Randall Wheelan was born in San Francisco in 1863.

At a young age she made a living creating place cards, posters, and commemorative menu covers and illustrations for children's books and magazines such as Harper's bazaar, Harper's young people, and St. Nicholas. Wheelan also designed costumes for several shows produced by David Belasco, as well as for opera and ballet in New York City. She died in Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1954.

From the description of Albertine Randall Wheelan costume designs, 1920. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 761093418

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referencedIn Wheelan, Albertine Randall, 1864-1954 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Wheelan, Albertine Randall. Albertine Randall Wheelan costume designs, 1920. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Jack Kapp Collection, circa 1900-1949, 1942-1948 Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Library of Congress
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associatedWith Belasco, David, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Kapp, Jack, 1901-1949 person
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