Finding aid for the Martin Linsey Photographs


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Linsey, Martin
Title: Martin Linsey Photographs
Dates: 1954-1973
Extent: 1.40 linear feet (4 containers)
Abstract: Martin Linsey was a Cleveland, Ohio, watercolorist, photographer, and art teacher. Linsey, a graduate of the Cleveland School of Art, was a watercolorist who developed a national reputation for his work by the early 1940s. He also excelled as a photographer, exhibiting prize-winning works at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Linsey's livelihood included painting, teaching art and photography, and producing architectural drawings and personal portraits. The collection consists of views of buildings, bridges, monuments, sculptures, residences, and other works of architecture throughout Cleveland and northeastern Ohio. The bulk of the collection focuses on downtown Cleveland and the Flats area. Of particular interest are images of two buildings no longer standing; the Engineer's Building and the Hippodrome Theater.
PG Number PG 459
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English