The following information was compiled and submitted by Matthew Kruvczuk:
Will H Chandlee born 1865, died 1954
Mr. Chandlee was published as an illustrator in Pearsons Magazine on two occasions:
December 1904: The American House of Lords by David S. Barry
January 1906:The Power of the Press by David S. Barry
He also illustrated:
Mother Goose In Washington: A Story of Old King Dole and His Humpty Dumpty Court. New York: The Telegraph Press, 1936.
He is sited as using a glass etching method referred to as "vitreographs" to make prints. "Similarly the American illustrator William H. Chandlee who made monotypes on a glass surface, called his prints "vitreographs" signifying glass prints, just as "lithographs" were printed from a stone." (Waterbased Inks Newsletters).
20 of his drawings and paintings are held in the National Anthropological Archives, these are primarily drawings and paintings of Native American and African peoples and settings.
Art & Artists in the Smithsonian Libraries' Collections
National Anthropological Archives