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Guide to the Ira Unschuld Collection of Print Club of New York Presentation Prints
 PR 388

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 01, 2019
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Print Club of New York
Creator - col: Unschuld, Ira L.
Title: Ira Unschuld collection of Print Club of New York presentation prints
Dates [inclusive]: 1994-2015
Abstract: The Print Club of New York annually commissions an artist to create a print for presentation to each of its 200 members. This collection holds ten of these prints.
Quantity: 3 Linear feet in one flat file folder
Call Phrase: PR 388

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Biographical / Historical

The Print Club of New York was founded in 1991. Membership is limited to 200. Among the club's activities is the annual selection of an artist for a commission to create a print presented to each member. Information about the club and the presentation prints created for the club over the years can be found at their website.

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Scope and Contents

The collection includes ten presentation prints commissioned by The Print Club of New York. The specific prints held are listed individually in the container list below.


The collection is arranged in chronological order.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Booker, Chakaia, 1953-
  • Flack, Audrey
  • Jenkins, Paul, 1923-2012
  • Katz, Alex, 1927-
  • McPherson, Craig, 1948-
  • Ringgold, Faith
  • Segalman, Richard, 1934-
  • Snyder, Joan, 1940-
  • Teskey, Donald
  • Walker, John, 1939-

Document Type

  • Prints (visual works).

Subject Topics

  • Printmakers

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to qualified researchers by appointment only. Contact the Print Room Reference Librarian at

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to reproduce any Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections holdings through publication must be obtained from: Rights and Reproductions, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024; Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282;

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Ira Unschuld Collection of Print Club of New York Presentation Prints (PR 388), Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ira L. Unschuld, 2013, 2014, and 2017.

Processing Information

The prints of 1994-2011 (donated by Ira Unschuld in 2013 and 2014) were originally processed as part of N-YHS's Printmaker File (PR 58). In January 2019, the prints were removed from PR 58 and combined with Unschuld's 2017 donation of prints from 2013-2015 to form a discrete collection.

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Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF-1 Katz, Alex. Jessica

Scope and Contents

3 color woodcut. 47/200.

Folder: FF-1 Jenkins, Paul. At Stroke of Twelve

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Color lithograph. Produced at Atelier Franck Bordas, Paris. 127/200.

Folder: FF-1 Walker, John. Diagonal Hollyhocks

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Hand-colored aquatint. Master Printer: James Stroud. 100/200.

Folder: FF-1 Snyder, Joan. Oasis

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4-color silkscreen and prismacolor hand addition. Master Printer: Randy Hemminghaus of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper. 170/200.

Folder: FF-1 Segalman, Richard. Coney Island

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Aluminum plate lithograph. Printed at Interbang Press in Santa Fe. Printed on Rives BFK paper. 152/200.

Folder: FF-1 McPherson, Craig. New York Water Tunnel

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Mezzotint. 28/200.

Folder: FF-1 Booker, Chakaia. Untitled.

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4 block woodcut with 65 piece chine collé. Master Printers: Phil Sanders, Sam Chun, and Chris Dunnett, at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. 20.5 x 25". 43/200.

Folder: FF-1 Flack, Audrey. Un Bouchée d'Amour

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Screenprint with digitized drawing. Master Printer: Jase Clark, Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College. Canson Infinity Etching Rag Paper 310g. Sheet: 21 x 18"; Image 15.5 x18 ". 94/200.

Folder: FF-1 Ringgold, Faith. Here Comes Moses

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From Jones Road series. Screenprint. Master Printers: Curlee Raven Holton and Jase Clark, Experimental Printmaking Institute, Lafayette College. 196/200.

Folder: FF-1 Teskey, Donald. Untitled.

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Carborundum and intaglio. Master Printer: Kelvin Mann at Stoney Road Press, Dublin, Ireland. Hahnemühle German etching paper 310 gsm. Sheet: 22.6 x 20.8" (57.5 x 53 cm); Plate: 12.4 x 12.8" (31.5 x 32.5 cm). 148/200.


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