Drake, Alexander W. (Alexander Wilson), 1843-1916

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Blum was a painter, illustrator, and muralist in New York City. He worked for SCRIBNER'S in 1879, and in 1890 he traveled to Japan. Alexander Drake was a wood engraver, art editor, and patron in New York City. From 1881-1912, he was director of the Art Department and art editor of CENTURY magazine.

From the description of Robert Blum letters to Alexander Drake, 1879-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557046

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referencedIn Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen Collection, 1867-1895 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988. Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Dewey" to "Elliott". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Grosse, Westbourne Square, London, to various people [manuscript], 1886-1898. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895. Papers of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen [manuscript], 1867-1895. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931. Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Century Company. Century Company records, 1870-1924. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899. Papers, 1868-1895. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928,. Autograph letters signed from Edmund Grosse, Westbourne Square, London, to various people [manuscript], 1886-1898. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Century illustrated monthly magazine. Century Magazine letters, 1870-1918. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frank Richard Stockton Collection, 1875-1900 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966. Maxfield Parrish selected papers and letters, [ca. 1888]-1986. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931. Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1931. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Drake, Alexander, 1843-1916. Robert Blum letters to Alexander Drake, 1879-1890. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Papers of Helen Hunt Jackson [manuscript], 1865-1884. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936 Archives of American Art
creatorOf Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Blum, Robert Frederick, 1857-1903. person
associatedWith Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895. person
associatedWith Century Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Century illustrated monthly magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947. person
associatedWith Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988. person
associatedWith Cole, Timothy person
associatedWith Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931. person
associatedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928, person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899. person
associatedWith Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. person
associatedWith Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966. person
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Birth 1843

Death 1916-02-04

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