Preliminary art for front endpapers of Life Story

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Preliminary art for front endpapers of Life Story

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Item No: burt00404v
Title: Preliminary art for front endpapers of Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Pen and ink and watercolor on paper
Transcription:

"Cenozoic Era, Age of Mammals, 60,000,000 years, mountain rising, dogs, camel, mank.

Rocks, Plants, Animals, Through the Ages."


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

"Mank." is Burton's abbreviation for "mankind."


Provenance: Gift of Virginia Lee Burton, 1968.

Bibliography:

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



Creation Year (Single Year or Earliest Date): 1962
Image Dimensions Width: 25 cm x 11 cm
Call Number: BURT PRE 1
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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