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Pat and Carl Hartrampf collection

Pat and Carl Hartrampf collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pat and Carl Hartrampf collection
Creator: Hartrampf family
Inclusive Dates: 1700-1799, 1884
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet 1 folder, 2 artifacts
Collection Number: ms4341
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Edwin J. Meeker was a late 19th century illustrator whose images accompanied stories published in weekly magazines such as Harpers, Frank Lesley's Newspaper, Johnson's, and other publications. He also created watercolor paintings, as well as illustrations for books and postcards.

Maria Sibylla Merian was a German-born naturalist and scientific illustrator. In 1699, she travelled to Dutch Surinam to study tropical insects. Upon her return, she published her drawings and notes in Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium in 1705.

Scope and Content

This collection contains two 18th century framed engravings from Maria Sibylla Merian's Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium and two circa 1884 pen and ink composition sketches by Edwin J. Meeker based on Civil War era photographs taken by George N. Barnard.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pat and Carl Hartrampf collection, ms4341, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Atlanta (Ga.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Edwin J. Meeker, 1853-1929
Engravings (prints)
Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of, Ga., 1864.
Merian, Maria Sibylla , 1647-1717

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Engraving of plate XXIII from Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium
1Engraving of plate XXVII from Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium, 1700-1799
13The Front of Kennesaw sketch by Edwin J. Meeker, 1884
14View from Confederate Lines sketch by Edwin J. Meeker
1Map of the State of Georgia for Eleazer Early by Daniel Sturges [framed], 1818
1Map of the State of Georgia Compiled Under the Direction of His Excellency George W. Crawford by William G. Bonner, 1847