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: burt00407
Title: Preliminary art for front endpapers of Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Gouache on paper
Transcription:

"Lower Paleozoic Era, Upper Pal

Cambrian Period, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous

Age of Fish, Age of Amphibians

Fish, amphibian, trilobites, cephalopods, coelenterata, dydroids, jellyfish, sponge, protozoa, bacteria, fungi, slime mold, algae, fungi

Plants, seaweeds, blue, yellow, green, brown, and red

550,000,000 years ago, 500,000,000 years ago, 450,000,000 years ago, 400,000,000 years ago, 350,000,000 years ago, 30,000,000."


Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection
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: 23 cm x 25 cm
Call Number: BURT PRE 1
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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