Art

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered general works on the visual arts. Works on the arts in general, including the visual arts, literature, and the performing arts, are entered under |a Arts.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

George K. Withers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0793
Overview This collection contains 10 original posters created during WWII by George Withers, a war artist for the U.S. Army in Europe. These watercolors and ink drawings were spontaneous, and documented soldiers and the people they interacted with.
Dates: 1943 - 1946

Estelle Ansley Worrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0808
Scope & Contents Note This .21 linear foot collection contains twenty-two folders with original ink and pencil illustrations. The contents consist of 198 ink costume drawings (three of which are second versions), twenty-four pages of patterns and handwritten text, seven pages of pencil drawings, and two book jackets, all from her book Early American Costume. The scope is limited to the preparation and publication of this book. Many of her images are signed and dated 1974 and the book...
Dates: 1970s

 

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