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Dorr Bothwell diary

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Creator:
Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson, 1902-2000
Subject:
Bothwell, Dorr Hodgson
Type:
Writings
Place:
Samoa
Date:
1926-1929
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 diary : handwritten ; 25 x 21 cm.
Summary:
Though cover of book and printed dates indicate 1928, entries in some cases are hand-dated and range from 1926 to 1929.
Bothwell documents her work on various paintings and prints, activities with friends, art classes. She gives reflections on art and spirituality. The bulk of the diary is dedicated to her experiences in American Samoa in 1928-29.
A few entries are written in Spanish.
Front of diary contains vocabulary and phrases in Samoan, and Samoan recipes.
Back of diary contains some financial records, but also lists of artworks by Bothwell.
Only selected pages have been scanned.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Painting
Printmaking
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16517
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Dorr Bothwell papers, 1900-2006
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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