Color dummy for Life Story, page 61

Children's Literature Virginia Lee Burton papers
Color dummy for Life Story, page 61

Item Info

Item No: burt00716
Title: Color dummy for Life Story, page 61
Additional Title: Life Story
Language: English
Material: Gouache, graphite, and pen and ink on paper with text pasted in

"Two weeks later morning of May

From 6:00 A.M. EST, 7:00 A.M., 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 A.M., 11:00 A.M., To 12:00 Noon EST."

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

This page shows a sun rising over a house instead of the image of Burton painting that appears in the finished book.

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: 22 cm
Call Number: LIFE COL D 1
Creator Name: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 - Artist