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Charlot Bowman drawings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0021

Scope and Contents

Charlot Bowman drawings contain 16 illustrations created for 2 publications. There are 10 illustrations on 6 leaves for Pippin's House, written by Constance Savory in 1931. These are numbered by page: title page, 19, 43, 53, 87, 103, 121, 137, 156, and 165.

The second set of illustrations were created for American Women Poets 1937, edited by Margery Mansfield. Depicting mythical themes, these are also numbered by page: title page, 6, 23, 91, 117, and 215.

Dates

  • 1931-1937

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Charlot Bowman was born September 7, 1904 in Philadelphia. In the 1920s, she attended the Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Institute, a precursor to Rochester Institute of Technology. She graduated in 1926 with a degree in Fine Art and Design. Bowman died June 10, 1992 in Rochester, New York.

Extent

1.34 Linear Feet (1 Oversize lid box)

Language

English

Overview

Charlot Bowman drawings contain pen and ink illustrations for two works: Pippin's House, by Constance Savory and American Women Poets 1937.

Arrangement

Collection drawings are arranged by page number within publication.

Physical Location

C.S. North, Shelf 88, Box 4 (with Art on Campus collection)

Bibliography

  • Charlot Bowman at Art on Campus, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Dimensions

Drawings size vary: 7 x 5 to 9.5 x 9.5 inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in August 2011.
Title
Charlot Bowman drawings
Subtitle
RIT Art Collection
Status
Published
Author
Amy Vilz
Date
28 August 2011
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English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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