Detail View: CARY GRAPHIC ARTS COLLECTION: Press of the Woolly Whale visitor's book

Filename: 
cc_csc0022_woollywhale
Identifier: 
cc_csc0022_woollywhale
Title: 
Press of the Woolly Whale visitor's book
Creator: 
Press of the Woolly Whale
Creator: 
Cary, Melbert Brinckerhoff
Subject: 
Printers - New York (N.Y.)
Subject: 
Publishers and publishing - United States
Subject: 
Watercolor painting
Subject: 
Autographs
Summary: 
Manuscript visitors' book of the Press of the Woolly Whale, recording visitors to the press from April 25, 1928, through March 28, 1941, who signed in a blank book with a gold-tooled calf binding by Gambinossi, New York. The volume contains approximately 600 signatures, 11 watercolors, 16 pen-and-ink drawings, 6 pencil sketches, 5 mounted photographs and other ephemera (including Guggenheim family bookplates). The first signatures in the volume are by type designer Frederic W. Goudy and his wife Bertha; they are followed by those of noted typographers, artists, printers, collectors, and bookmen, including Paul Bennett, Otto Bettmann, B. Dalton, John S. Fass, Gerhard Gerlach, Victor Hammer, Clarence Hornung, Mitchell Kennerley, Douglas McMurtrie, George Macy, F. Clifford Maggs, Hans Mardersteig, Stanley Morison, Will Ransom, Bruce Rogers, Rudolph Ruzicka, Georg Salter, Wilbur Macy Stone, Karl Shultheiss, Lynd Ward, Beatrice and Frederic Warde, Monroe Wheeler, and Laurence Wroth. Illustrations include drawings and watercolors by Valenti Angelo, Cyrus Leroy Baldridge, Warren Chappell, Ernest B. Dielman, Donald Greame-Kelley, Fritz Kredel, Wolfgang Lederer, Paul McPharlin, Charles E. Pont, Philip G. Reed, Alan Reeve, Alexander Stern, Paul Wescott, and Gustav Wolf, among others.
Publisher: 
Press of the Woolly Whale
Digital Publisher: 
Rochester Institute of Technology - RIT Libraries - Cary Graphic Arts Collection
Date of Original: 
1941 approximate
Date of Digitization: 
2020
Broad Type: 
still image
Specific Type: 
books
Digital File Format: 
jpeg
Physical Format: 
visitors' books
Dimensions of Original: 
31 cm
Language: 
English
Original Item Location: 
CARCSC.0022
Library Collection: 
Press of the Woolly Whale visitor's book
Digital Project: 
2020_0037_mbc
Catalog Record: 
https://twcarchivesspace.rit.edu/repositories/3/resources/1180
Place: 
New York - New York
Rights: 
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