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Harry Frank Lambert Engraving Scrapbook

Identifier: AC 433-p

Scope and Content

Scrapbook contains original engraving samples of typical 19th century designs - such as political, journalistic, and military figures (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, William Nast), dramatic historical scenes (Peter the Great crossing the Neva), industrial buildings and structures, and numerous advertisements (a few in German). No additional information available on the engravings. Handwritten note by son Hugh Lambert indicates that some engravings are by Harry Lambert, "but most are not."


  • 1850s-1900s
  • Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Harry Frank Lambert was born in England in 1879, migrated with his parents to Canada and eventually to St. Louis, MO. He apprenticed in ornamental design and gravitated toward lithography. He worked eventually as a lay-out artist for an agency that handled such accounts as Anheuser-Busch, Coca Cola, and General Tires. Moving up the ranks, he became responsible, along with its creator, for the development of Coca Cola's well known Santa Claus image. Harry Lambert passed away in 1950.


1 Folder

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Separated Material

Engraving and printing hardware has been transferred to the Palace Press Printshop.
Guide to the Harry Frank Lambert Engraving Scrapbook, 1850s-1900s
Edited Full Draft
© 2011
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090