Sketch of timeline, for Life Story

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

Item Info

Item No: burt00366
Title: Sketch of timeline, for Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: 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."

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: 7 cm
Call Number: BURT INP
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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