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Laura Coombs Hills papers, 1900-1952

Creator:
Hills, Laura Coombs, 1859-1952
Subject:
Stevens, Laura
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.2 linear ft. (94 items)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical sketch; letters from Hills, 1946-1951; watercolor sketches for needlepoint designs; published needlepoint designs, 1913; FAIRYLAND AN ENCHANTMENT, a program illustrated by Hills to benefit the Women's Educational and Industrial Union, Boston, 1900; 20 watercolor, oil and ink sketches; clippings, 1951-1952; photos of Hills, her studio, and family. Included is a tintype of Hills and Laura Stevens.
Citation:
Laura Coombs Hills papers, 1900-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Miniature painter and watercolor painter; Boston, Mass. Specialized in miniatures in pastel. Exhibited in many Expos.
Provenance:
The donor, Elizabeth Swan, is the great-niece of Laura Hills.
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists' studios
Miniature painters
Needlework
Photographs
Sketches
Tintypes
Watercolorists
Women painters
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7764
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209929
AAA_collcode_hilllaur
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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