Item No: burt00366
Title: Sketch of timeline, for Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Gouache, graphite, and pen and ink on board
"Pleistocene Early 24, 1,000,000
Middle Pleistocene, Prehistoric man, stone age, 25, 100,000
Swiss lakes, Alpine man, 26, 10,000
Early Egyptian Assyrian and ancient, trading numbers, 27, 7,000
Greek to Roman, 28, 5,000 2,500
Roman to Byzantine, 29, BC, 2,000
Middle ages, knights, crusader to, 1,000, 900, 800, 700, 600."
Children's Literature Research Collection
This series was labeled “Ideas not pursued" by Ms. Burton or her assistant.
Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.
Virginia Lee Burton, Life Story (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1962).
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Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist