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Photographs collected by Al Hirschfeld
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  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Photographs collected by Al Hirschfeld
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1990
    Date (bulk): 1930s-1970s
    Collection number: 1584
    Creator: Hirschfeld, Al
    Extent: 13.8 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Photographs collected by Al Hirschfeld, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Louise Hirschfeld, 2010

    Biography

    Albert "Al" Hirschfeld was an American caricaturist active from the 1920s through 1990s, best known for his line drawings of celebrities.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Motion picture production; 2. Television production; 3. Stage production; 4. Biography; 5. Subject

    Indexing Terms

    Hirschfeld, Al , 1903-2003--Archives.