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Bertha Stuart Collection of Sketches and Watercolors

 Collection — Container: MS 7410
Call Number: MS 7410

Scope and Contents

The sketches and watercolors of Chinese children contained in this collection were studies that Bertha Stuart used to illustrate a calendar. Also included are photographs, sketchbooks, and bookplates


  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2015


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Items in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. The Boston Public Library does not hold copyright on the material in this collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

Biographical or Historical Information

Bertha Stuart, 1869-1953, was a book cover designer active at the beginning of the twentieth century.


1.00 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

Collection is arranged alphabetically.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

Sally Smith Hughes

Related Materials

Bertha Stuart Collection, 1996-2002.

Stuart, Bertha,For you: a collection of old favorite love songs. PN 6110.L6F671902 c.1

Stuart, Bertha, illustrator. Riley, James Whitcomb, 1853 – Good-bye Jim. [verse.] Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy, Decorations by Bertha Stuart. *A.7479.32

“A Fixed Rule of Design: The Book Art of Bertha Stuart” An exhibit in the Rare Books Department of the Boston Public Library, October-December 2009. (Exhibit material located in the Rare Books Department).
Bertha Stuart Collection of Sketches and Watercolors
Kimberly Reynolds
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