Pennell Family papers, circa 1882-1951.


Pennell family. Pennell Family papers, circa 1882-1951.

Pennell Family papers, circa 1882-1951.

The Pennell Family papers comprise personal correspondence of both Pennells; drafts and galleys for some of their publications; contracts; royalty statements; trust fund account statements; copies of wills; publicity materials; photographs; newspaper clippings; memorabilia; exhibition catalogs; awards; original sketches, watercolors, and prints by Joseph Pennell; and few works by other artists.

21 boxes + 3 map case drawers.

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Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926 (person)

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...

Pennell family. (family)

Joseph Pennell was an etcher, lithographer, and illustrator. His wife, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, was a writer. The two often collaborated. From the description of Pennell Family papers, circa 1882-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 667206885 ...

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, 1855-1936 (person)

Elizabeth Robins Pennell was an American author and editor. She published essays, articles, and travel writing, and served as art critic for several newspapers and magazines. She and her husband, illustrator Joseph Pennell, were friends, collaborators, and biographers of artist James McNeill Whistler. From the description of Elizabeth Robins Pennell letters, 1921-1934. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54810288 The American art critic and writer ...