Wilson, Edward A. (Edward Arthur), 1886-1970

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Author, illustrator, commercial artist, and designer of bookplates, stages, and furniture.

From the description of Letters, 1937-1958. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233117466

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From the guide to the Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

Edward A. Wilson was born on March 4, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the United States in 1893. He was an illustrator and artist, with art studios in New York and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Edward Wilson was known, not only for his illustrations, as well as his wood-cuts. He illustrated over seventy books, many of them classics and stories about the sea, including limited editions of Robinson Crusoe, Treasure Island and Around the World in 80 Days. He passed away on October 2, 1970, at the age of 84. Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 38, pp. 211-217.

From the description of Edward Arthur Wilson Papers 1949-1952. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 437298062

Edward A. Wilson was born on March 4, 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland. He came to the United States in 1893. He was an illustrator and artist, with art studios in New York and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Edward Wilson was known, not only for his illustrations, as well as his wood-cuts. He illustrated over seventy books, many of them classics and stories about the sea, including limited editions of Robinson Crusoe, Treasure Island and Around the World in 80 Days . He passed away on October 2, 1970, at the age of 84.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author, vol. 38, pp. 211-217.

From the guide to the Edward Arthur Wilson Papers, 1949-1952, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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referencedIn Cheever, Lawrence Oakley, 1907-1974. Papers of Lawrence Oakley Cheever, 1931-1972. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Kittredge, William A. (William Albion), 1891-1945. William A. Kittredge papers, 1922-1945. Newberry Library
creatorOf Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. Norman Kent papers, 1939-1964. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf American Artists Group. American Artists Group records, 1934-1965. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Ellis, Richard Williamson, 1894-1982. Letter : to Seymour Adelman, Philadelphia, 1979 Aug. 20. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Edward Arthur Wilson Papers, 1949-1952 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
referencedIn T. M. Cleland Papers, 1880-1964, (bulk 1920-1963) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Edward A. Wilson Papers, 1915-1963 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970. Edward Arthur Wilson Papers 1949-1952. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Wilson, Edward Arthur, 1886-1970. Letters, 1937-1958. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Wilson, Edward A. : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Macy, George. George Macy papers, 1916-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957. Letters, 1931-1954. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. Letters, 1924-1951. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Cheever, Lawrence Oakley, 1907-1974. Papers, 1931-1966. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Allen, Charles Dexter, 1865-1926 person
associatedWith American Artists Group. corporateBody
associatedWith Bennett, Paul A., 1897-1966 person
associatedWith Bland, David (David Farrant). person
associatedWith Bolton, Theodore, 1889- person
associatedWith Burdick, Eugene. person
associatedWith Calkins, Earnest Elmo, 1868-1964 person
associatedWith Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971 person
associatedWith Cheever, Lawrence Oakley, 1907-1974. person
correspondedWith Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 person
associatedWith Eberman, Edwin. person
associatedWith Ellis, Richard Williamson, 1894-1982. person
associatedWith Falls, C. B. (Charles Buckles), 1874-1960 person
associatedWith Foster, Thomas Henry, 1875-1951, person
associatedWith Freeman, Fred, 1906- person
associatedWith Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944 person
associatedWith Havinden, Ashley. person
associatedWith Heintzelman, Arthur William, 1891-1965 person
associatedWith John Morrell and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Kent, Norman, 1903-1972. person
associatedWith Kittredge, William. person
associatedWith Kittredge, William A. (William Albion), 1891-1945. person
associatedWith Macy, George. person
associatedWith Maule, Harry E. (Harry Edward), b. 1886 person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957. person
associatedWith Moses, George L. person
associatedWith Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 person
associatedWith Prohaska, Ray. person
associatedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 person
associatedWith Rowland, Earl. person
associatedWith Shay, Frank, 1888- person
associatedWith Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. person
associatedWith Stein, Harvé, 1904- person
associatedWith Stone, Wilbur Macey. person
associatedWith Ware, Harlan. person
associatedWith Weiderseim, T. E., person
associatedWith Whitehill, Walter Muir, 1905- person
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Subject
Marine art, American
Art--Illustrators
Art, American--20th century
Magazine covers
Lithographers--United States
Magazine illustration--20th century
Illustrators--United States
Painters--United States
Art, American
Printmakers--United States
Commercial art
Art--Painters
Illustration of books--20th century--United States
Marine artists--United States
Émigré
Commercial artists--United States
Scottish Americans
Occupation
Artists
Lithographers
Painter
Illustrator
Printmaker
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Birth 1886

Death 1970

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