American Illustration 1890-1925: Romance, Adventure and Suspense
This book explores the popularity of American illustration from the late 1800s through the 1920s. Illustrated books, periodicals, the public consumption of illustrations, and various themes of illustration are discussed. Themes include: (1) "The Smart Set"; (2) "The Masses"; (3) "The Domestic Scene"; (4) "Town and Country"; (5) "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"; (6) "Deeds of Derring Do"; (7) "Mystery and Suspense"; (8) "The Great Outdoors"; (9) "Dream Days"; (10) "War!"; (11) "The Sporting Life"; and (12) "Faraway Places." Illustrations provided are from the Collection of the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, better known as the Glenbow Museum. A "Tribute" remembers art collector Helen Card. Brief, alphabetically listed biographies are given for 114 American illustrators. The book concludes with a bibliography, and an itinerary and exhibition catalogue for the related museum exhibition of the same name. (NP)
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