Item No: burt00433
Title: Preliminary art for Life Story, Prologue, Scene 5
Additional Title: Life Story
Gouache, graphite, and pen and ink on paper
"The astronomers tell the story of the earth hardening millions and millions of years ago. Paint the picture from words.
Birth of a volcano
They tell how rocks are formed and of the three different kinds. Igneous.
?, 2,000,000,000 years ago, 1,200,000,000 years ago."
Children's Literature Research Collection
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