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Guide to the McGuigan Collection of John Gadsby Chapman Etchings
[1838-1845]
 PR 265

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Title: McGuigan Collection of John Gadsby Chapman Etchings
Dates: [1838-1845]
Abstract: John Gadsby Chapman, primarily a painter of history, moved to New York City in 1834 and found success as a book illustrator. This collection includes more than 200 artist proof etchings for several of the titles he illustrated, as well as 8 lithographs and 1 oil sketch.
Quantity: 1.75 Linear feet (3 boxes, 1 folder)
Location note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 265