The Times Art Director, 1916-1934

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I had no idea that The New York Times had a position titled Art Director, no less a person who filled that role for 18 years.

While rummaging through clips, Jeff Roth, researcher extraordinaire, found the obituary (below) for Edward Nelson Dart, who not only was the newspaper’s art director and layout man for its rotogravure section, but also developed a machine for making oval borders around pictures. So, from one Times ex-AD to another, my hat is off to you, sir.

Edward Nelson Dart at the new york times

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