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Creator:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Subject:
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
St. Augustine, Fla.
Date:
1944 Jan.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 4 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 16 cm.
Summary:
Discusses sales of his work and what he is working on currently (pen and ink drawings "on the south"). He gives his impressions of St. Augustine as a hostile city for an African American and mentions that he is working his experiences into a series of drawings on "how a Negro sees the South." <br>Written on letterhead of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Station.
Citation:
Jacob Lawrence. Jacob Lawrence letter to Edith Gregor Halpert, 1944 Jan.. Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Art market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)15163
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Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_15163