[Joseph Pennell collection] -- 1880-1920.

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926. [Joseph Pennell collection] -- 1880-1920.

[Joseph Pennell collection] -- 1880-1920.

This is a collection of lithographs, etchings, and drawings by Joseph Pennell. Lithographs include views of Philadelphia, including city streets, and interior and exteriors of Cliveden and Stenton. Pen and ink drawings include early studies and sketches; several illustrations for The Century; and the title page for Elizabeth Robins Pennell's Over the Alps on a Bicycle. There are a number of views of industrial work sites, including shipyards, locomotive works, and a munitions factory; there are also several views of airfields. The collection also includes "Views on the Old Germantown Road," a set of 16 etchings published in 1880.

.33 linear feet

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Free Library of Philadelphia. Print and Picture Collection

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926

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Joseph Pennell was an American artist and educator, primarily known for his etchings and illustrations. Much of his early work consisted of city scenes, published in magazines. He later worked on a variety of projects, often illustrating books in collaboration with his wife, author Elizabeth Robins. After spending time in Europe, notably London, Pennell taught art, and the couple collaborated on a biography of James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Joseph Pennell letter to M...