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American engravings

Collection Data

Description
Wood-engravings by 19th-century master illustrator, Alexander Anderson that are pasted into four scrapbook albums.
Names
Anderson, Alexander (1775-1870) (Wood engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Place: New York
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM A545aa (Anderson, A. American engravings)
Genres
Prints
Scrapbooks
Illustrations
Notes
Biographical/historical: Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) is considered one of America’s earliest and finest wood-engravers and was a New York physician active during the city's Yellow Fever epidemics. During a career spanning seventy years, he produced a large number of illustrations for books, periodicals, newspapers, and other commercial ephemera, after both his own designs and those of other artists.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 40707512
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13992112
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f4abcdc0-c63f-012f-0cdc-58d385a7bc34
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