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John B. Walker Cut-Outs Collection, 1815-1908

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Collector:
Coats, Helen Hotchkiss
Artist:
Walker, John Brown 1815-1908
Physical description:
0.33 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Collection descriptions
Designs
Cutouts
Stencils
Place:
United States
Pennsylvania
Ohio
Michigan
Kentucky
Indiana
Date:
1815
1815-1908
1850-1900
1900-1950
Notes:
John Brown Walker was an itinerant artist who made paper cut-out designs that he sent to his friends as presents, decorations, and commemorations. His collection did not come to light until the early 1960s in Geauga County, Ohio.
Summary:
Fifty-four cut-out love tokens, letters, and designs by J.B. Walker, 1880-1907.
Cite as:
John B. Walker Cut-Outs Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Folk artists
Folk art
Artisans
Cutwork
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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