Jewelry Design Books of Jaques and Marcus
The collection contains eight scrapbooks of custom jewelry designs from the firm of Jaques and Marcus, later Marcus and Company. The books contain pen and ink drawings with wash and pigment coloration. Each design was custom-made for clients and the designs were later pasted into the volumes. Included are designs for brooches, pendants, hair ornaments, chains, and necklaces. Laid in to Volume I is a typescript, "History of Marcus & Co." as well as letters related to financial interest in the Tecla Co.
- 1890 - 1926
- Jaques and Marcus (Firm) (1884-1941) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
10 linear ft. (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
Jaques and Marcus (1892-1962), jewelers. The collection contains eight scrapbooks with custom jewelry designs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Burton Elliott in 1987
Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA