Carl Link was a German-American artist, commercial illustrator, and art educator known for his paintings of dance and theatrical personalities, Native Americans, and animals. The bulk of his collection housed here at the museum consists of material directly related to his artwork, including more than 800 original designs, drawings, and sketches, as well as many photographs and published examples of his completed artwork. The Carl Link Postcard includes 2,045 postcards. The bulk of the postcards were apparently collected for art reference purposes, although some may have been collected as souvenirs or for other reasons. Cards in the collection are 40 to 100 years old, with most dating from the 1920s. Below are just a few of the items in the collection. Please also view the Guide to the Carl Link Papers and Guide to the Carl Link Postcard Collection.