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Pencil and watercolor sketch of rectangular windows with circles and animals

 Item
Identifier: LAR046

Description of Contents

From the Collection:

The collection consists of four boxes and a map drawer. Box 1 contains biographical information and documents about the stained glass windows as well as the use of the sketches in an exhibit in 2000. Box 2 and 3 contain sketches of stained glass windows. Box 4 contains small pieces of stained glass. The map drawer contains oversized sketches of stained glass windows.

Dates

  • 1920s-1930s

Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.

Extent

From the Collection: 2.88 Linear Feet (4 boxes and map-case N10)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Note on back of sketch

A note on the back reads, "Walter Congdon House Duluth"

Description of sketch

The sketch is in pencil and water color. The sketch features three rectangular windows in a row of equal dimensions. In each window, there is a thin border of orange and dark blue. There are circles spaced regularly within each frame; generally nine rows with three or four circles in each row. Circles are painted in green and yellow. Select circles within each window are colored with different blues, reds, and oranges and contain animals. The left window contains a dove and a trout. The middle window contains a rabbit, a squirrel, and a frog. The right window contains an eagle, a rabbit, and a tropical fish.

Dimensions in cm

34.6 x 26.1 cm

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.
612-543-8200