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[Self-portrait] / Sinclair Lewis — [192-?]
— Pencil drawing on ivory paper ; 26 x 21 cm.
— Simple sketch of Lewis as a young man.

[Photographs of Lewis’s “Hobohemia”] — [1919]
— 4 photos : black and white ; 28 x 36 cm.
— Lewis’s first play, which he adapted from his story of the same name, opened Feb. 8, 1919 at the Greenwich Village Theatre, Sheridan Square, N.Y.
— Each photo is annotated by Lewis with characters’ names and the number of the act pictured. On the verso of each, he has written “Return to Sinclair Lewis.”

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [s.l.] : Drew Blymer, photographer, [ca. 1922]
— Black and white ; 25 x 21 cm.
— Lewis sitting at a typewriter, wearing glasses and holding a cigarette.
— Inscribed: “For W.S. Leeds / with the affectionate regards of Sinclair Lewis / Oct. 8, 1922”

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [1927?]
— Black and white ; 18 x 12 cm.
— Lewis in early middle age (42?), staring intently at the camera.
— Possibly a publicity photo for Mantrap. Note on verso reads: “Sinclair Lewis … has written a romantic novel of the north woods.”

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — Chicago : Koehue Studios, photographer, [ca. 1930]
— Black and white ; 13 x 21 cm.
— Half-length portrait of Lewis seated, holding a golf club(?)
— Formerly in the possession of Lou Florey.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — New York : Pinchot, [ca. 1930]
— Black and white ; 26 x 21 cm.
— Half-length portrait of Lewis seated.
— Inscribed: “To Rex Smith, boss / Sinclair Lewis”

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [ca. 1930]
— Black and white ; 18 x 13 cm.
— Photo of Lewis in profile, smiling.

[Album of Photographs from the Wedding of Sinclair Lewis and Dorothy Thompson] — London : Alfred W. Hobbs, photographer — [May, 1928]
— 8 photos : b & w ; 14 x 10 cm + album ; 14 x 12 cm.
— The album is inscribed by both Lewis and Thompson to Lou Florey.
— 5 photos of Lewis and Thompson, 1 of Thompson with an unidentified woman, and 2 photos of the church.

[Photographs of Sinclair Lewis and his Family] — [193-?]
— 10 photos : black and white ; 18 x 15 cm. or smaller.
— Including photos of Lewis, Dorothy Thompson, their son Michael, and several unidentified subjects.
— Formerly in the possession of Lou Florey.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [1933?]
— Black and white ; 25 x 19 cm.
— Inscribed: “To my old friend Louis E. Florey / Sinclair Lewis / Barnard, Vt., March 5, 1933”

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [1933?]
— Black and white ; 23 x 28 cm.
— Inscribed: “To Lou Florey in memory of Kansas City, California & Vermont / Sinclair Lewis / May 6, 1933”

[Advertising Card for Ann Vickers] — [1933]
— 1 card ; 34 x 23 cm.
— Advertising Doubleday’s second printing of 100,000 copies.
— llustrated with a photo of Lewis. Inscribed by Lewis to Lou Florey.

[Engraving of Sinclair Lewis] / Richard Hood — [193-?]
— Sepia on ivory paper; 27 x 21 cm.
— Signed by both Hood and Lewis.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — Washington, D.C. : Underwood and Underwood, photographer, [ca. 1935]
— Black and white ; 24 x 19 cm.
— Full-length portrait of Lewis standing outdoors, holding a cane and a cigarette.
— Formerly in the possession of Lou Florey.

[Caricature of Sinclair Lewis] — [ca. 1935 ?]
— India ink on card ; 14 x 9 cm.
— Signed by Lewis.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [s.l.] : W.P.A., [1936]
— Black and white ; 26 x 20 cm.
— Stamp on verso: “Please credit W.P.A. Federal Theatre Photos”
— A dramatized version of Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here was produced by the W.P.A. in the autumn of 1936.

[Engraving of Sinclair Lewis] / Leonebel Jacobs — [ca. 1937]
— Sepia on ivory paper ; 25 x 18 cm.
— “A signed plate from Portraits of Thirty Authors by Leonebel Jacobs / Scribners, 1937”
— Signed additionally by Lewis.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] — [ca. 1939]
— Black and white ; 24 x 19 cm.
— Inscribed: “To Rosalind Ivan with the warm greetings of a fellow trouper / Sinclair Lewis / Sept. 28, 1939” Lewis was then appearing with a touring company in a production of his own play, Angela is Twenty-two.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] / [Eric Schaal, photographer] — [194-?]
— Black and white ; 18 x 13 cm.
— This photo was used to illustrate the dust jacket of Cass Timberlane, which was published in 1945.
— Inscribed by Lewis “To Lt. W.J. Walker for the good days to come.”

[Photographs of Sinclair Lewis] — [New York : Pach Brothers, photographers, 1942]
— 6 photos : black and white ; 25 x 20 cm.
— These photos were taken by Oscar White when Lewis was 57 years old. Matte prints from Pach Brothers negatives.

[Advertising Card for a Debate between Sinclair Lewis and Lewis Browne] — [ca. 1943]
— 1 card ; 32 x 28 cm.
— Illustrated with photos of Lewis and Browne. Caption reads in part: “Can it happen here? … The debate hit of the season!”
— Date supplied from pencilled note.

[Photograph of Sinclair Lewis] / [Philippe Halsman] — [1949]
— Black and white ; 35 x 28 cm.
— Halsman’s stamp on verso.
— A full-length photo of Lewis seated (age 64), holding a cigarette.

[Etching of Sinclair Lewis] / [Jack Coughlin] — [Carmel, Calif. : Pacific Rim Galleries, 1986]
— 1 print : grey on white paper ; 28 x 26 cm.
— One of 25 artist’s proofs; in printed portfolio.

[Photographs of Sinclair Lewis’s House in Port Washington, N.Y.]
— 1986.
— 31 prints and 64 negatives.

[Photograph of Dorothy Thompson] — [ca. 1940]
— Black and white ; 26 x 21 cm.
— Signed by Thompson.

[Photograph of James Vincent Sheean] — [193-?]
— Black and white ; 24 x 19 cm.
— Inscribed: “To Lou [Florey], the Great Writer of Everybody’s Books / V. Sheean”