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[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]

Creator:
American Artists Group
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
10 prints.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.
Citation:
[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 462-483) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Greeting card company. Founded 1934; New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Helen Ransom, who purchased them at a gift shop in the 1940s.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Audio - Visual
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art
Art and war
Christmas cards
Greeting cards
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6182
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216416
AAA_collcode_amerartx
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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