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Creator:
Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914.
Title(s):

Hubert von Herkomer archive, 1862-1943.

Physical Description:
21 linear feet
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 72 (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hans and Agnes Platenius
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
The collection comprises correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, prints, drawings, and publications concerning Hubert von Herkomer, and Herkomer's family.
Subject Terms:
Artists -- Great Britain.
Herkomer Art School.
Herkomer, Bertha, 1858-1943.
Herkomer, Herman Gustave, 1862-1935.
Herkomer, Hubert von, Sir, 1849-1914.
Herkomer, John, 1821-1913.
Herkomer, Lorenz, 1825-1888.
Lee-Smith, Marianne.
Form/Genre:
Correspondence.
Drawings (visual works)
Engravings.
Photographs
Sketchbooks.
Contributors:
Herkomer, Bertha, 1858-1943.
Herkomer, Herman Gustave, 1862-1935.
Herkomer, John, 1821-1913.
Herkomer, Lorenz, 1825-1888.
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  • A. Paintings: 1. Woodland scene with rabbits, oil on canvas, by Hubert von Herkomer, 1862
  • 2. Portrait (possibly self-portrait) oil sketch on panel (from envelop labeled "Herman")
  • B. Prints, drawings, etc.: 5. "Hubert's etchings, drawings, etc." (scrapbook)
  • 6. Drawings for wood carvings (folder)
  • 7. "Father's book of designs (John Herkomer)" (scrapbook)
  • 8. "John Herkomer portfolio" (portfolio, containing photographs of carved wood ornament)
  • 9. Photographs, prints, and drawings by Hubert and Herman von Herkomer (portfolio)
  • 10. "Bertha sketches" (scrapbook)
  • 11. "Bertha's sketches" (portfolio)
  • 12. "Marianne-Lee-Smith, 1890" (album, with drawings and photographs)
  • 13. "H.G.H. 91" (unidentified portrait, pen and ink with blue crayon)
  • C. Publications: 14. An idyl
  • 15. My school and my gospel, 1907
  • 16. Autobiography, 1890
  • 17. Hubert von Herkomer, R.A., 1901
  • 18. The Herkomers, 1910
  • 19. The Herkomers, 1910
  • 20. Various magazines, etc.: a. Monthly science news, no. 24, 1943
  • b. The Strand magazine, May 1900
  • c. Herkomer, by Ludwig Pietsch, 1901
  • d. Sales catalogue: Elmhurst, April 1, 1920
  • f. The Cornhill magazine, July 1898
  • g. Annual report of the Herkomer School, 1900
  • h. Landsberg am Lech, by Hermann Schmidt, 1929
  • i. The exhibition of the Royal Academy, 1915
  • j. Catalogue of paintings exhibited by Miss Eva Barwell
  • k. Das Bayerluand, 1 July 1925 and 1 July 1930
  • l. Die Kunst fur Alle, 1 October 1890.
  • D. Manuscripts: correspondence: 21. Herkomer family correspondence
  • 22. "Herkomer relatives and friends" (correspondence)
  • 23. "Herman" (letters and other manuscripts)
  • 24. "Hubert" (correspondence)
  • 25. "Herman & Blanche" (correspondence)
  • 26. "Bertha" (correspondence)
  • 27-28. Misc. correspondence
  • 29. Letter from Herman to Bertha.
  • E. Other manuscripts, clippings, photographs, etc.: 30. MS autobiography of Lorenz Herkomer (in German)
  • 31. Etched invitation from Herman Herkomer, with newspaper obit of Herman Herkomer, 6 November 1935
  • 32. "Herkomer relatives and friends" (photographs)
  • 33. "Hubert" (photographs)
  • 34. Printed invitations from Herman Herkomer
  • 35. "Clippings about Hubert and Herman" (scrapbook)
  • 36. Call cards for Mr. and Mrs. John Herkomer
  • 37-38. Newspaper clippings
  • 39. Bertha's autograph album
  • 40. "Photographs of some of Hubert's portraits"

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