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Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution

Creator:
Zilberg, Jonathan Leslie, 1961-  Search this
Names:
Nyarutsetso Art Centre  Search this
Warren M. Robbins Library -- Art collections  Search this
Paterson, Edward George, 1895-1974  Search this
Extent:
24 Items (24 art originals : watercolor on paper ; mounted in album 25 x 31 cm. + 1 essay (10 leaves ; 28 cm.) + 3 appendices (5, 2, [1] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1961-1967
Summary:
Consists of 24 watercolors mounted in a "Croxley Drawing Book" album ([24] p., interleaved with tissue paper) with the hand-written identification: "Watercolour drawings by f-emale & m-ale African primary school children" on p. [1] of the cover; 1 print-out of essay (2010), Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution, by Jonathan Zilberg; and 1 photocopy of a "Suggested press release" for a traveling exhibition of similar paintings that toured the U.S. under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service from 1960 through 1970. The paintings were mounted in the album sometime between 1965 and 1967. The watercolors were created by children at the Nyarutsetso Art Centre, Highfield, Salisbury (now Harare) Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the course of art classes taught by Anglican missionary and art educator, Canon Edward Paterson, and date from 1961-1967.
General note:
Title from caption of essay.
Paintings are marked with "f" or "m" for gender of artist.
Topic:
Child artists -- Zimbabwe  Search this
Watercolor painting, Zimbabwean -- 20th century  Search this
Color drawing -- Zimbabwe  Search this
Children's art -- Zimbabwe  Search this
Children's drawing -- Zimbabwe  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-AA.XXXX-0016
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sc24f555f1b-65c9-47ab-a990-a65046a5e37d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-aa-xxxx-0016

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