Preliminary art of mammals, for Life Story

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Preliminary art of mammals, for Life Story

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Item No: burt00628
Title: Preliminary art of mammals, for Life Story
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Gouache and graphite on paper


Cats, dogs, pigs, horses, cows, elephants, rhinocerus, bear, deer

Titanotherium 8X15, archaeotherium, dinohyus 6X11, mesohippus, trigonias, ancient rhinocerus, dinictis, a biting cat, hoplophoneus, stabbing cat, protoceras, first deer, cynodictic, primitive dog, ancient dog, daphaenodon, oreodonts, paleomastodon, very ancient elephant, beaver, rabbit."

Media Type: Illustrations
Source: Children's Literature Research Collection
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: 21 cm
Call Number: BURT ACT 3
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist

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