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Guide to the Rose O'Neill Collection
1900-1953, undated
 PR 369

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: O'Neill, Rose Cecil, 1874-1944
Creator: Beals, Jessie Tarbox
Title: Rose O'Neill collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1900-1953, undated
Abstract: The collection includes a small number of documents concerning the artist and poet, Rose Cecil O'Neill (1874-1944), best known for her creation of the Kewpie cartoon character. Among the documents are eight original drawings by O'Neill, three photographs of O'Neill (one of which was taken by Jessie Tarbox Beals), and the checklist of O'Neill's 1922 exhibition at Wildenstein Galleries in New York. Other documents are programs and other print matter with O'Neill's drawings and poetry, clippings, and a reproduction of a poster illustrated with O'Neill's Kewpies advocating women's suffrage.
Quantity: 2.21 Linear feet in one document box and two flat files
Call Phrase: PR 369