Prints by various artists, including John Taylor Arms and Arthur H. Heintzelman, from Harold L. Doolittle's collection; 41
prints from the Printmakers' Society of California (1922-64); about 150 prints by artists of the U.S. and Europe of the period
1915-1950; 38 original prints by Doolittle.
Harold L. Doolittle (1883-1974) was born in Pasadena, California. He was an etcher and civil engineer who studied at Cornell
University (1903-1906) and Throop Polytechnic Institute (later California Institute of Technology). He served as President
of the Pasadena Society of Artists in 1943, and Vice President of the Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil
Engineers in 1934. He worked for many years as chief design engineer for the Southern California Edison Company. Doolittle
worked in all the graphic processes including photography and collotype, but he is most noted for his aquatints.
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