Plank, George

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George Wolfe Plank (1883-1963), illustrator, was a self-taught artist and from 1907-09 was one of the editors and printers of The Butterfly Quarterly, published in Philadelphia. In 1916 he moved to England and became a naturalized British citizen in 1945. He supplied illustrations for Vogue and for books of friends, like The Freaks of Mayfair (1916) by E. F. Benson and Hedgehog (1926) by H. D.

From the description of George Plank papers, 1907-1965 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131656

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Shaw Collection. Typed letter signed, with two autograph corrections, to George Wolfe Plank in Philadelphia, March 26, 1908. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
referencedIn Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964. Edith Sitwell collection. [1943-1957]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Herman T. Radin letters Archives of American Art
referencedIn H. D. Papers, 1887-1977 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bryher, 1894-. Bryher collection, 1914-1969. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bryher, 1894-1983. Bryher collection, 1914-1969. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf George Plank papers, 1907-1965 (inclusive) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Alice Rogers Smith papers, 1880-1971 (inclusive) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bryher, 1894-1983. Letters : Vevey, London, to Mary E. Herr, 1940-1959. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Bryher papers, 1812-1980, 1911-1978 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Ackland, Valentine. person
associatedWith Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962. person
associatedWith Benson, Mary. person
associatedWith Bigham, Trevor, Sir. person
associatedWith Bryher, 1894-1983. person
associatedWith Bryher, Trevor, Sir. person
associatedWith Butterfly Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Cocke, Amy Plank. person
associatedWith Cournos, John, 1881-1966. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. person
associatedWith Craig family. family
associatedWith H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961. person
associatedWith Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972. person
associatedWith Parrish, Anne, 1888-1957. person
associatedWith Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Sackville-West, V(Victoria), 1892-1962. person
associatedWith Shaw Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964. person
associatedWith Smith, Alice Rogers, 1883-1971. person
associatedWith Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978. person
associatedWith Wellesley, Dorothy, 1889-1956. person
associatedWith White, Patrick, 1912- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cornwall (England : County)
Great Britain
London (England)
Bookplates, American
British Americans
Cottage gardens
Illustration of books
Interior decoration
Magazine covers
Magazine illustration
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945


Birth 1882

Death 1965



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SNAC ID: 66276619