Physical Details: Letter : 4 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 16 cm.
Sender: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Recipient: Edith Gregor Halpert (1900-1970)
Description: Discusses sales of his work and what he is working on currently (pen and ink drawings "on the south"). He gives his impressions of St. Augustine as a hostile city for an African American and mentions that he is working his experiences into a series of drawings on "how a Negro sees the South."
Written on letterhead of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Station.
Forms part of: Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Jacob Lawrence letter to Edith Gregor Halpert, 1944 Jan.. Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 15163
- African Americans
- Art market
- Lawrence, Jacob
- St. Augustine, Fla.