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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
William Grant Still, American, 1895 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 in. (14 × 8.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 5 1/16 × 3 1/16 in. (12.9 × 7.8 cm)
Type:
greeting cards
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Description:
A holiday card sent from William Grant Still to Mr. Frank H. Bolner[?].
An off white piece of paper mounted on similar color card stock, with a purple square piece of paper mounted on the right side. The purple square has a geometric border design in black and features a staff with musical notes above [LENOX AVENUE AND I / WISH YOU / A HAPPY NEW YEAR] printed in black. Beneath the purple square is a printed illustration of gradient golden brown holly leaves and berries along with two perpendicular ribbon stripes printed in gold. In the bottom right corner, handwritten in black ink is [To Mr. Frank H. Bolner, / with sincere wishes / William Grant Still / Dec 28, 1937 / Los Angeles, Cal.]. The back of the card is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Music  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Orchestral (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50337c75a-1c4b-4657-99f0-14993f91a6b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.3