Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Photographs collected by Al Hirschfeld
1584  
View entire collection guide What's This?
no PDF HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
The Photographs collected by Al Hirschfeld span the years 1924-1990 (bulk 1930s-1970s) and encompass 13.8 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of motion picture photographs employed as research to create key art such as posters for feature films.
Background
Albert "Al" Hirschfeld was an American caricaturist active from the 1920s through 1990s, best known for his line drawings of celebrities.
Extent
13.8 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.