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Engravers Picture Collection

Identifier: RG9


A collection of engravings clipped from books and newspapers collected by John Cotton Dana consisting mostly of landscapes, portraits, and illustrations for romantic novels and works of poetry.


  • Majority of material found within 1713 - 1890


Conditions Governing Access

Available by appointment only.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied or photographed without permission from library staff.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


2 Linear Feet (1.5 cabinet drawers )

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection consists of materials which had been withdrawn from the Newark Public Library or discarded from other repositories.

Physical Description

Collection consists of engravings clipped from books. In some instances, entire works are represented, but they had been unbound in the early 20th century.

Processing Information

Processed by Nadine Sergejeff and Boyd Roche, November 2019-January 2020.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Newark Public Library Repository

5 Washington Street
PO Box 630
Newark NJ 07102 USA