Sketch of planets, for Life Story

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Sketch of planets, for Life Story

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Item No: burt00359v
Title: Sketch of planets, for Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Gouache and graphite on board

"Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto

3,000,000,000+- years, 2,900,000,000 years ago, 2,800,000,000 years ago, 2,700,000,000 years ago, 2,600,000,000 years ago."


Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection

This series was labeled “Ideas not pursued" by Ms. Burton or her assistant.

Provenance: Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.


Virginia Lee Burton, Life Story (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962).

Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): 1962
Image Dimensions Width: 9 cm
Call Number: BURT INP
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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