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Alex Gard caricatures, ca. 1926-1948.

Author: Alex Gard
Edition/Format:   Image : Original artwork   Archival Material : English
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Mostly black and white original caricatures of theatrical productions, actors, actresses, and notables, but also includes a few motion picture celebrities and other subjects, by Alex Gard.
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Genre/Form: Caricatures
Cartoons
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Caricatures and cartoons
Named Person: Eddie Cantor; Katharine Hepburn; Bert Lahr; Ethel Merman; Eddie Cantor; Katharine Hepburn; Bert Lahr; Ethel Merman
Material Type: Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Gard
OCLC Number: 704263909
Description: 8 boxes ( ca. 925 drawings) : some col. ; 61 cm x 55 cm. or smaller.

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Mostly black and white original caricatures of theatrical productions, actors, actresses, and notables, but also includes a few motion picture celebrities and other subjects, by Alex Gard.

The caricatures consist of both finished ink drawings, as well as a large number of preliminary sketches in pencil. Some drawings depict several personalities or productions in one. A few of the dozens of celebrities portrayed include Eddie Cantor, Katharine Hepburn, Bert Lahr, Ethel Merman, and Victor Moore. There are also several sketchbooks and cartoons, a number of which depict casinos, bars, and various scenes in the state of Nevada. Of note are 3 caricatures of New York theater critics, portayed as Eskimos, a marching band, and in judicial robes and wigs.

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