David English Henderson Collection


Item Listing
Vicki Principi

Graphic Arts Collection
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Princeton University Library

Consists of: original pencil and pen-and-wash travel sketches Henderson made during a trip through Virginia and Tennessee in 1856-1857; seven small wood engravings; and a file of Henderson ephemera. The ephemera file includes: four photocopies of Henderson's signature; two versions of a 1940 Henderson biography written by the Jefferson County Historical Society; a copy of Virginia Cavalcade magazine featuring Henderson's illustrations; two listings of the Henderson works that are in the Graphic Arts Collection with a one-page description of the materials; a 1951 biographical letter from the New York Historical Society regarding Henderson; and a 1953 letter from the Virginia State Library regarding the Henderson drawings in the Graphic Arts Collection.

Box 1 contents [Entire collection]:
Ephemera file; ink, letterpress, typeface; various dates

Asylum for the deaf and dumb, Knoxville; pencil with wash and Chinese white; 1856
Interior of a boarding house near Nukejack Cave; pencil; 1857/02/05
Kenedey Foster's mill under the Bald Mountain Tenn.; pencil and wash; 1856/12/09
Lower furnace salt works; pencil, ink and wash; 1856/11/18
Mr. Picton's house salt works; pencil and wash; 1856/11/15
Nukejack Cave looking out; pencil and wash; 1857/02/05
Penitentiary Richmond; pencil; 1856/11/18
Richmond Basin; pencil and wash; 1856/11/13
Sir John's Run; pencil with Chinese white; 1856
Stage Yard, Blountsville; wash with Chinese white; 1856/11/22
Tenn. & N.C. line on the road to the Roanes Mountain; pencil and ink; n.d.
Upper salt works; pencil, ink and wash; 1856/11/18
Untitled [Floor plans for a house]; pencil; n.d.
Untitled [Portrait of a woman]; pencil and wash; n.d.
Untitled [Sketch of a cabin]; pencil; n.d.

Untitled [Cabin and tree]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Dockyard scene with U.S. mail ship]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Harbor scene]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Horsemen and dogs]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Large house with picket fence]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Loading a steamboat]; wood engraving; n.d.
Untitled [Southern city street]; wood engraving; n.d.