MARCH 31, 2015 – MAY 3, 2015

For over 50 years, WSFS, the oldest bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware, have been the stewards of a fine collection of paintings and drawings by prized Wilmington illustrator, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972). Many of the works in this collection were originally owned by Helen L. Card and displayed in the Latendorf Bookshop in New York City.

The bank’s images were illustrated for two stories on President Abraham Lincoln: Margarita Spaulding Gerry’s “The Toy Shop”, published in the December 1907 issue of Harper’s Monthly Magazine, and Lucy Foster Madison’s Lincoln, published by the Penn Publishing Company in 1928. These ten images will be on view in the Biggs Museum’s first floor to commemorate the Old Dover Days celebration of America’s most popular president.