Guide to the Eragny Press records, 1920-1923

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Guide to the Eragny Press Records, 1920-1923

Collection number: BANC MSS 73/151 z

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Eragny Press Records,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1923
Collection Number: BANC MSS 73/151 z
Creator: Eragny Press
Extent: Number of containers: 1 portfolio
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Records of a London printer. Includes correspondence of Esther L. Pissarro concerning the sale of woodblocks by George Du Maurier and others, and of prints made by her from the blocks; letters from museums in England and America; receipts for paper, etc.
Languages Represented: English

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[Identification of item], Eragny Press records, BANC MSS 73/151 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This small collection of records of the Eragny Press in London was purchased from Henry Bristow Ltd, March 19, 1973. Covering the years 1920-1923, it consists mainly of Esther L. Pissarro's correspondence concerning the sale of woodblocks by George Du Maurier and others and of prints made by her from the blocks. Included are letters from museums in England and in America, as well as receipts for paper, etc.
The papers have been arranged chronologically. A partial alphabetical listing of correspondents follows.

Partial List of Correspondents

 

Boston. Museum of Fine Arts

 

Sept. 20, 1921 (Fitzroy Carrington)

 

Dec. 8, 1921 (Fitzroy Carrington)

 

Bradford, Eng. (Yorkshire) Corporation Art Gallery & Museum

 

May 30, 1922 (Butler Wood)

 

British Museum

 

Apr. 6, 1920

 

Sept. 9, 1921 (Campbell Dodgson)

 

Cambridge. University. Fitzwilliam Museum

 

May 18, 1922 (Sydney C. Cockerell)

 

June 1, 1922 (Sydney C. Cockerell)

 

Carrington, Fitzroy, 1869-

 

see Boston. Museum of Fine Arts

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

 

Oct. 24, 1923 (Theodore Sizer)

 

Cockerell, sir Sydney Carlyle, 1867-1962

 

see Cambridge. University. Fitzwilliam Museum

 

Dodgson, Campbell, 1867-1948

 

see British Museum

 

Furst, Herbert Ernest Augustus, 1874-

 

Jan. 30, 1922 (receipt)

 

May 8, 1922

 

June 22, 1922

 

Hartley, sir Harold, 1878-

 

Sept. 7, 1921

 

Jan. 31, 1922

 

Ivins, William Mills, 1881-1961

 

see New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Kent, Henry Watson, 1866-

 

see New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Minneapolis. Institute of Arts

 

Sept. 27, 1921 (Marie C. Lehr)

 

New York. Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Dec. 1, 1921 (Henry Watson Kent)

 

Feb. 1, 1922 (William Mills Ivins)

 

Mar. 2, 1922 (receipt)

 

Mar. 2, 1922 (Henry F. Davidson)

 

Pissarro, Esther L., d. 1951 (Mrs. Lucien Pissarro)

 

Sept., 1921 (2 letters); Sept. 6, 1921 (2 letters); Sept. 8, 1921 (2 letters); Sept., 1921; Sept. 4-9 (expenses); Sept. 9 (note "Prints as they appear in London Society"); Oct. 1921; Oct. 30, 1921; 1921? (2 letters); Jan. 28, 1922; Feb. 3, 1922; Feb. 6, 1922; Feb. 9, 1922; Mar. 1, 1922; May 16, 1922; May 19, 1922; May 1922; July 4, 1922

 

Sabin, Arthur K., 1879-

 

see Victoria & Albert Museum

 

Sadler, Sir Michael Ernest, 1861-

 

Feb. 15, 1922, written for him by his secretary

 

Simon, Oliver, 1895-

 

Oct. 13, 1921

 

Oct. 18, 1921

 

Sizer, Theodore, 1892-1967

 

see Cleveland Museum of Art

 

Solomon, R. B.

 

Aug. 29, 1921; Aug. 31, 1921; Sept. 7, 1921; Sept. 12, 1921; Oct. 4, 1921; Dec. 23, 1921; Feb. 8, 1922; Feb. 28, 1922; Apr. 18, 1922

 

Strang, David, 1887-

 

Oct. 9, 1921

 

Oct. 12, 1921

 

Oct. 13, 1921

 

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington

 

Sept. 7, 1921 (Arthur K. Sabin)

 

Sept. 9, 1921 (Arthur K. Sabin)

 

Dec. 15, 1949?

 

Wood, Butler, 1854-

 

see Bradford, Eng. (Yorkshire) Corporation Art Gallery & Museum