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THE MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. WEBER COLLECTION OF BERNHARDT WALL

A.3.3. The Etched Monthly

WALL, Bernhardt. The Etched Monthly. Vol. 1, Nos. 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12 (3, 4, 7, 8, 10 not present). Oct., Nov., 1928; Feb., Mar., Jun., Aug., Sept., 1929. Lime Rock, 1928–31. 110 etchings (plus cover etchings), 13 signed by Wall. Approximately 21 x 15 cm. (8-1/8 x 6 inches), sizes vary slightly, various weights of wove paper. Original hand-bound stiff brown wrappers, etchings on upper covers.

     Limited edition (250 signed and numbered copies). Mostly copy no. 14; one number designated as "Jane." Weber, p. 56: "The third phase of Wall's periodical publications, The Etched Monthly, inaugurated at Lime Rock, Connecticut in 1928, was completed in April of 1931. Smaller in format than the earlier journal, it was priced at $25 per year. Though advertised as being part of a press run of 250 copies, only fifty-five subscribers were identified." Nine of the etchings are by other artists, including one by the noted Texas artist, Mary Bonner. 70000063–70000069

Plate lists:

Volume 1, Number 1

THE ETCHED MONTHLY OCTOBER 1928 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Olive green. Signed. 7.5 x 5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Burnt sienna. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

Print Connoisseurs | Wall 1928 [illustration]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

1928 OCTOBER 1928. CONTENTS & COMMENTS... [plate index]. Blue. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Elms. This scene is a Lime Rock byroad] | Wall 192[8?] [illustration]. Forest green. 14 x 10 cm.

"THE DESERTED VILLAGE." The first settler came to Lime Rock in 1720... [text with vignettes]. Olive green. 14.5 x 10 cm.

THE LAIRD O' LIME ROCK 1927 A.D. | Wall 1927 [bust portrait of Alfred B. Stone]. Burnt sienna. 10 x 7.5 cm.

[MOONLIGHT. A plate in aquatint by Robert H. Nisbet, N.A.] [illustration]. Black. Aquatint. 10 x 12.5 cm.

HENRY WELLINGTON WACK | Wall 1927 lot [?] B.S.A. [bust portrait]. Burnt umber. 10.5 x 7 cm.

WACK, F.R.G.S... [text]. Lime green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

C. D. "OLD GRIZZLY" | Wall 1928 [bust portrait of Charles Deutschman]. Charcoal. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

AN AZTEC GOD...Sarah S. King [illustrated text with King's facsimile signature]. Black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Fleur-de-Lis] | Wall '25 [illustration]. Two-tone ink. Green and purple. 18 x 5 cm.

WALL'S LATEST ETCHED BOOKS... [ad]. Green. 13 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Olive green. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 2

THE ETCHED MONTHLY NOVEMBER 1928 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Olive green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Olive green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Trawlers, a zinc plate by Wall, copperfaced] | Wall 1929 [illustration]. Greenish black. Zinc plate. 10 x 15 cm.

1928 NOVEMBER 1928. CONTENTS AND COMMENTS... [plate index]. Green. 10 x 7.5 cm.

DARD HUNTER | Wall 1928 [bust portrait] Dark brown. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

DARD HUNTER MASTER HANDCRAFTSMAN Unique in the history of printing is the single-handed work of Dard Hunter...Harrison Elliott [text with Elliott's facsmile signature]. Lime green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

DARD HUNTER WATER-MARK The portrait of Dard Hunter in this issue is printed on paper made by him BW [illustrated text]. Yellow. 10 x 7.5 cm.

THE DARD HUNTER MILL | Wall 28 [illustration]. Burnt sienna. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

"KING" of Moline | Wall 1928 [illustration of dog]. Black. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

NISBET STUDIO | Wall 28 [illustration]. Black. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

ROBERT H. NISBET, N.A...BW [text]. Ochre. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[The Inlet by Nisbet] [illustration]. Midnight blue. 10 x 12.5 cm.

William F. Hopson | Wall 1926 [bust portrait]. Dark brown. 10 x 7.5 cm.

A CONNECTICUT BOOKPLATEMAKER... [text]. Teal. 10 x 7.5 cm.

ADA M. HOPSON. HER BOOK... | W. F. Hopson 1910 [illustrated bookplate]. Black. 9 x 7 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Charcoal. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 5

THE ETCHED MONTHLY FEBRUARY 1929 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Forest green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Blue. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Abraham Lincoln by Wm. A. McKenna, Houston, pupil of ye publisher] | McK 1929 [bust portrait]. Black. 15 x 10 cm.

Contents and Comments FEB. 1929... [plate index]. Green. 15 x 7.5 cm.

PUBLISHER'S LOG We have had our studio at Wm. A. Hunter's, Mrs. Wall's brother, away out on Birdville Road, Fort Worth, arriving April 16...BW [text]. Dark olive green. 14 x 10 cm.

Dawson Dawson-Watson | Wall SA Tx 1929 [bust portrait]. Forest green. Signed. 12.5 x 10 cm.

[Place-card by Miss Mary Bonner, San Antonio...] [illustration of charro on bucking horse]. Brown. 11 x 8 cm.

H. D. Murphy & Alphaeus Cole | Wall S A Tex. 1929 [full-length portraits]. Dark brown. Signed. 14.5 x 7.5 cm.

Luling's First Oil Well | Wall 1927 Luling [illustration]. Brown. Signed. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Cactus near Austin] | Wall 1929 [illustration]. Dark olive green. Signed. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

"Jock" | Wall 1929 Ft W [illustration of dog]. Brown. Signed. 10 x 12.5 cm.

Westover Hills Ft. Worth | Westover Hills 1929 [illustration]. Blue. Signed. 7.5 x 10 cm.

[Lime Rock's Falls on the estate of Rufus King] | Wall 20 [illustration]. Forest green. Signed. 70000012.5 x 7.5 cm. 63-V1N5

Read a page, Then think an age. | Wall 1927 [illustrated bookmark]. Brown. Signed. In the contents, Wall comments on this plate: "Bookmark suggested by Jane Wall and printed on strips of white kid." 18 x 3.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Green. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 6

THE ETCHED MONTHLY MARCH 1929 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Forest green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Purple. 12 x 7.5 cm.

PRESIDENT-ELECT HERBERT HOOVER Washington Wall, Jan 21 '29 | Wall [bust portrait]. Black. 18 x 12.5 cm.

CONTENTS & COMMENTS MARCH 1929... [plate index]. Lime green. 12.5 x 10 cm.

PUBLISHER'S LOG On May 18 we wend our way to Dallas and then thru Oklahoma. Thirty-five years ago we walked from Kansas to the Red River, when it was Indian Territory... [text]. Brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

[Tower of San José Mission, fell in 1928, and immediately rebuilt...] | Wall 1927 [illustration]. Dark brown. 9.5 x 7.5 cm.

Carl Sandburg at Chi. News 1926 | Wall [half-length portrait]. Dark brown. According to Wall's notes Sandburg's portrait was done from life on tinsmith's copper. 15.5 x 10 cm.

[Frost by Miss Gladys M. Wheat, Columbia, Mo., and a pupil of ye publisher] | G. Wheat 1927 [landscape illustration]. Forest green. 14.5 x 10.5 cm.

[A Cowman, done at a Rodeo] | Wall 1929 San Antonio Tex. [bust portrait]. Dark brown. 10 x 12.5 cm.

[The Gulf Building, Houston's newest skyscraper—done at a lecture at the Art Museum] [illustration]. Black. 10 x 7.5 cm.

YUCCA...Sarah S. King | Dallas Tex [illustrated text with King's facsimile signature]. Blue. 10 x 12.5 cm.

[Cathedral Pines, Cornwall, Connecticut] [illustration]. Dark teal. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

BOOKS OF THE GRAPHIC ARTS W. F. HOPSON | W. F. Hopson 1896 [illustrated bookplate]. Brownish black. 8 x 6.5 cm.

[The Benson Dog, Chummy] | Wall 29 [illustration]. Dark ochre. 10 x 12.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Olive green. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 9

THE ETCHED MONTHLY JUNE 1929 APR. 1930 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Brown. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Pink. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Willow in Winter] | Wall 1930 [illustration]. Brownish black. 18 x 12.5 cm 63-V1N9

CONTENTS AND COMMENTS JUNE 1929... [plate index]. Lime green. 12.5 x 10 cm.

Wm H. TAFT AT THE WASHINGTON NAVAL CONFERENCE NOV 11 1921 | Wall Wash. D.C. 1921 [bust portrait]. Brownish black. 10 x 7.5 cm.

[TAT by J. Duncan Gleason: with Mrs. Gleason he flew in this plane from California to New Jersey] | Duncan Gleason 1929 [illustration]. Greenish black. 10 x 12.5 cm.

J. DUNCAN GLEASON PAINTER OF SHIPS | Wall 1930 [bust portrait]. Brownish black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

OUTWARD BOUND | J Duncan Gleason 22 [illustration]. Black. 15 x 10 cm.

Dorothy Scarbrough [sic] | Wall 1929 [bust portrait]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

Watermelon Richmond Va [illustration]. Brownish black. 10 x 7.5 cm.

ENTRANCE TO DR. B. J. PALMER'S BIT O' HEAVEN | Wall Davenport [illustration]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

THE OLD HOUSE A SWAN SONG... [text]. Lime green. 17.5 x 12.5 cm.

THE WALL STUDIOS AND DARD HUNTER PAPER MILL | Wall 1930 [illustration]. Black. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

[Buddy Boy] | Wall 1930 [illustration of dog]. Black. 10 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Brown. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 11

THE ETCHED MONTHLY AUGUST 1929 MAR 1931 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Yellow. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

HUGH WALPOLE. | Wall 1927 St. Anthony Hot San Antonio Tex [bust portrait]. Black. 17.5 x 12.5 cm.

AUGUST CONTENTS AND COMMENTS... [plate index with vignette]. Lime green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Circus-troupe passing thru Lime Rock] | Wall 1929 [illustration]. Green. 10 x 18 cm.

Otto Schneider Etcher | Wall 1929 Chicago [bust portrait]. Greenish black. 15.5 x 10 cm.

[The Van Zandt House, oldest building in Fort Worth, Texas] | Wall Van Zandt Ho Ft W. 1929 [illustration]. Brown. 7.5 x 10.5 cm.

CINDERS | Wall 1930 [illustration of dog]. Black. 10 x 7.5 cm.

Mrs. Hopson | Wall 1925 [full-length seated portrait]. Brown. 10 x 7.5 cm.

[The Potterie at Warren, Conn; a soft-ground etching] | Wall [illustration]. Slate green. Soft-ground etching. 5 x 8 cm.

[Washing in Florida in January] | Wall 1931 [illustration]. Black. 7.5 x 10 cm.

BOSTON AVE. METHODIST CHURCH TULSA | WaLL TULSA 1929 [illustration]. Forest green. 15.5 x 10 cm.

[A Greyhound Pair] | Wall 1928 Waukegan [illustration]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[The Old Apple Tree, which we called "Seek-no-farther"] | Wall 1925 [illustration]. Slate green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

SUBSCRIBERS 1 Judge Arthur F Ells... [text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Gray. 8 x 5.5 cm.

Volume 1, Number 12

THE ETCHED MONTHLY SEPTEMBER 1929 APR 1931 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY EDITION 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Yellow. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

STUDY OF HON. WILBUR L. CROSS GOVERNOR OF CONNECTICUT | Wall Capitol 1931 [bust portrait]. Black. Signed. 15 x 10.5 cm.

1. Copy No. 2. Title. 3. Governor Wilbur L. Cross... [plate index]. Olive green. 15.5 x 10 cm.

THE LITCHFIELD LAW SCHOOL 1785–1835 LITCHFIELD CONN. | Wall 1927 [illustration]. Brownish black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

MAN'S HIGH ADVENTURE...Samuel S. Harper [text with Harper's facsimile signature]. Olive green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

THE DAY OF SPEED | Wall 1931 per H E Hale N Y C [illustrated text]. Ochre. 12.5 x 19.5 cm.

[The Doll House on the Tredway Estate near Salisbury, Ct.] | Wall Salisbury [illustration]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Patricia of Alabama] | Wall Atmore Ala [illustration of girl on horseback]. Brown. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

STUDY of Maj. Le Roy HODGES | Wall Richmond 1929 [bust portrait]. Black. On the contents leaf, Wall states of this print: "This plate is done in etching proper, dry-point, aquatint, soft-ground and roulette. Can you pick them out?" 12.5 x 10 cm.

[Major and his Mistress] | Wall 1931 [illustration]. Burnt umber. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

WASHINGTON BICENTENARY 1932 1732 [postage stamp design]. Terra-cotta. 10 x 7.5 cm.

Berta May | Wall 1931 [bust portrait]. Greenish black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

STUDIO OF ELIOT CLARK, A.N.A. KENT, CT. | Wall 1931 [illustration]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Grandpa and Bobby] | Wall Brenham 1929 [illustration]. Umber. 10 x 7.5 cm.

OUR BONNIE PRINCE BEN... | Wall Sc 1931 [illustrated text]. Burnt sienna. 7.5 x 12.5 cm.

Dr. Spoth | Wall Pine Villa 1930 [bust portrait]. Black. 17.5 x 12.5 cm.

SUBSCRIBERS 31 Grosvenor Library... [text]. Dark green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Lime green. 8 x 5.5 cm.


WALL, Bernhardt. The Etched Monthly. Vol. 1, No. 1. Oct., 1928. Lime Rock. 15 etchings, (plus cover etching). Various colored inks. 20.5 x 15 (8-1/8 x 6 inches), heavy wove paper. Original hand-bound stiff brown wrappers, etching on upper cover. Very fine. Contemporary ownership signature on upper cover.

     Limited edition (#250 of 250 signed copies). One of the etchings is by another artist. 70000108

Plate list:

THE ETCHED MONTHLY OCTOBER 1928 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Sienna. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Burnt sienna. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

Print Connoisseurs | Wall 1928 [illustration]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

1928 OCTOBER 1928. CONTENTS & COMMENTS... [plate index]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Elms. This scene is a Lime Rock byroad] | Wall 192[8?] [illustration]. Forest green. 14 x 10 cm.

"THE DESERTED VILLAGE." The first settler came to Lime Rock in 1720... [text with vignettes]. Olive green. 15 x 10 cm.

THE LAIRD O' LIME ROCK 1927 A.D. | Wall 1927 [bust portrait of Alfred B. Stone]. Burnt sienna. 10 x 7.5 cm.

[MOONLIGHT. A plate in aquatint by Robert H. Nisbet, N.A.] [illustration]. Midnight green. Aquatint. 10 x 12.5 cm.

HENRY WELLINGTON WACK | Wall 1927 lot [?] B.S.A. [bust portrait]. Burnt umber. 10.5 x 7 cm.

WACK, F.R.G.S... [text]. Lime green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

C. D. "OLD GRIZZLY" | Wall 1928 [bust portrait of Charles Deutschman]. Forest green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

AN AZTEC GOD...Sarah S. King [illustrated text with King's facsimile signature]. Black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Fleur-de-Lis] | Wall '25 [illustration]. Two-tone ink. Green and purple. 18 x 5 cm.

WALL'S LATEST ETCHED BOOKS... [ad]. Green. 13 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Olive green. 8 x 5.5 cm.


WALL, Bernhardt. The Etched Monthly. Vol. 1, No. 1. Oct., 1928. Lime Rock. 15 etchings (plus cover etching). Various colored inks. 20.5 x 15 (8-1/8 x 6 inches), heavy wove paper. Original hand-bound stiff brown wrappers, etching on upper cover.

     Limited edition (#244 of 250 signed copies). Another copy of the preceding with variant color inks. 70000109

Plate list:

THE ETCHED MONTHLY OCTOBER 1928 [cover etching with vignette]. Dark brown on an ivory ground. 7.5 x 5 cm.

NO...VOL...COPY NO...THE ETCHED MONTHLY 250 COPIES [limitation leaf]. Lime green. Signed. 5 x 7.5 cm.

THE ETCHED MONTHLY... [illustrated title]. Burnt sienna. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

Print Connoisseurs | Wall 1928 [illustration]. Dark brown. 12.5 x 10 cm.

1928 OCTOBER 1928. CONTENTS & COMMENTS... [plate index]. Light olive green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Elms. This scene is a Lime Rock byroad] | Wall 192[8?] [illustration]. Midnight blue. 14 x 10 cm.

"THE DESERTED VILLAGE." The first settler came to Lime Rock in 1720... [text with vignettes]. Lime green. 15 x 10 cm.

THE LAIRD O' LIME ROCK 1927 A.D. | Wall 1927 [bust portrait of Alfred B. Stone]. Burnt sienna. 10 x 7.5 cm.

[MOONLIGHT. A plate in aquatint by Robert H. Nisbet, N.A.] [illustration]. Black. Aquatint. 10 x 12.5 cm.

HENRY WELLINGTON WACK | Wall 1927 lot [?] B.S.A. [bust portrait]. Brown. 10.5 x 7 cm.

WACK, F.R.G.S... [text]. Green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

C. D. "OLD GRIZZLY" | Wall 1928 [bust portrait of Charles Deutschman]. Forest green. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

AN AZTEC GOD...Sarah S. King [illustrated text with King's facsimile signature]. Black. 12.5 x 7.5 cm.

[Fleur-de-Lis] | Wall '25 [illustration]. Two-tone ink. Green and purple. 18 x 5 cm.

WALL'S LATEST ETCHED BOOKS... [ad]. Green. 13 x 7.5 cm.

BERNHARDT WALL ETCHER OF BOOKS [printer's illustrated device]. Olive green. 8 x 5.5 cm.

 

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