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William F. Simpson original gag cartoon drawings [graphic].
BANC PIC 2013.011--PIC
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Title:

William F. Simpson original gag cartoon drawings

Creator/Contributor:

Simpson, William F., creator

Abstract:

Includes original drawings for gag cartoons on various subjects. Also includes clippings of Simpson's published cartoons from various sources, including the San Francisco Examiner, the Oakland Post Enquirer and the Winged Acorn.

Date:

ca. 1930-ca. 1965 (issued)

Note:

Backs of some drawings include name and address of artist: W.F. Simpson 1552 Verdi St. Alameda, Cal.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
William F. Simpson original gag cartoon drawings, BANC PIC 2013.011, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Marc Selvaggio Bookseller ; 2012.
William F. Simpson worked as a cartoonist and photographer for the Oakland Tribune in the 1930s and 1940s (signing his name Bill Simpson). He was also affiliated with the f64 group of photographers and contributed to Camera Craft magazine. The Oakland Museum exhibited a one-man show of his photography in 1993. His wife was watercolor artist Anita Simpson.

Type:

graphic
Cartoons-20th century.
Drawings.

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
1 box (ca. 200 drawings) : pencil and ink ; 22 x 28 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2013.011--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.