Edward A. Wilson Papers 1915-1963


Edward A. Wilson Papers 1915-1963

Spanning 1915 to 1963, the comprises biographical material, correspondence, artwork, writings, and memorabilia of the Scottish-born illustrator, lithographer, and painter (1886-1970). The collection illuminates Wilson's artistic career, which ranged from book and magazine illustration to the design of advertisements, bookplates, magazine covers, postage stamps, and war posters. Edward A. Wilson Papers

2.5 linear ft.



SNAC Resource ID: 6363019

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