Oral history interview with Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, 1979 June 20
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986
Haifley, Julia Link
Baltimore Museum of Art
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
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Transcript: 24 pages
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 30 min.
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Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
An interview of Adelyn Breeskin conducted 1979 June 20, by Julie Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.
Breeskin speaks of her childhood and growing up in Baltimore; attending Bryn Mawr College and Radcliffe; her art work; the influence of Katherine B. Child; the Stuart Club; travel abroad; the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Walters Art Gallery; prints and printmaking; teaching; the Garrett Collection of prints; and published writings on Mary Cassatt.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, 1979 June 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 3196 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Adelyn Dohme Breeskin (1896-1986) was an art historian and curator from Baltimore, Maryland. and Washington, D.C.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001