MCVICKAR, HARRY WHITNEY. Book and magazine illustration, ca. 1880-1900
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Harry Whitney McVikar: Book and Magazine Illustration, ca. 1880-1900


McVikar, Harry Whitney (H.W. McVikar).

Books and magazine illustration, ca. 1880-1900.

Physical Description
1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Historical/Biographical Note
A graduate of Columbia College (New York City), McVikar’s work appeared in the magazine Life, which was published in New York from 1883 to 1936. He also illustrated an edition of Henry James’ Daisy Miller.

Scope and Contents

Books and some magazine issues illustrated by McVikar. Includes his book Matrimonial Advice (New York: Allen & Co., 1896); XXIV Bits of Vers de Societe by Frederick Stokes with illustrations by McVikar (New York: Stokes, l890); and a children’s book, The Boston Tea Party, by Josephine Pollard with illustrations by McVikar (New York: Dodd Mead Co., 1882). The copy of Matrimonial Advice has two of the original drawings for the illustrations tipped in. Also a copy of an anonymous work, The Goose-Creek Church, published by the Pelham Press (New York, 1901).

Publications (based on collection)
McVikar, Harry Whitney. Matrimonial Advice (New York: Allen & Co., 1896).

Access points:

McVikar, Harry Whitney (H.W. McVikar). Matrimonial advice. 1890
Pollard, Josephine. The Boston Tea Party. 1882
Stokes, Frederick. XXIV bits of vers de societe. 1890

Illustrators. New York (State). New York. 19th century


Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Illustrators. New York (State). New York. 19th century.

Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.

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