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American Mural Painting Scrapbooks

A work made of bound scrapbooks containing printed papers..

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  • A work made of bound scrapbooks containing printed papers..

Date:

1929-1944 (bulk 1934-1944)

Artist:

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries

About this artwork

Seven scrapbooks contain newspaper and magazine clippings dating from 1929 to 1944 from publications across the United States. All of the clippings are related to mural paintings or painters active throughout the country. The first three books include an index to the artists in that book. Each scrapbook has artists’ names and significant topics underlined within the text.

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

AIC Archives

Artist

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries (Collected by)

Title

American Mural Painting Scrapbooks

Date

Made 1929–1944

Medium

Bound scrapbooks containing printed papers.

Dimensions

H.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Credit Line

Clippings are from publications subscribed by the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries and also obtained from other unidentified sources.

Reference Number

2000.1

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