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Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow

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Creator:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001
Nosanow, Barbara Shissler, Barbara Shissler Nosanow, 1916-2001
Subject:
Finster, Howard
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1981
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 letter : handwritten, ill. ; 26 x 22 cm.
Summary:
A letter to Nosanow at the National Museum of American Art, discussing Finster's upcoming visit to Washington, D.C.
The letter is illustrated in pencil with sketches of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson and William Shakespeare.
Finster writes: "I am excited to be coming to Washington where these great men once had our future responsibility upon them I feel so unworthy to live in a world of luxery [sic] and these great men paved our way..."
Citation:
Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow, 1981. Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, [ca. 1981]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Illustrated letters
Presidents
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)555
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