Physical Details: Scrapbook : 1 item : b&w and col. ; 22 x 17 cm.
Creator: Robert Edward Duncan (1919-1988)
Co-Creator: Jess Collins (1923-2004)
Description: 19th century Victorian scrapbook. Loose page inserted inside front cover with engraved printed text: Presented as a token of affection.
On the blank lines provided there is a 19th century inscription from a Mrs. Fanny Brown, which has been mostly obliterated by the handwritten note: To Patty; R.D. & Jess, Sept. 15, 1959.
Book is filled with illustrated poems by Robert Duncan and mixed-media collages by Jess Collins, as well as a clipping of one of his "Tricky Cad" comic strips.
Also contains two full-color lithographs by Thos. Sinclair & Son, captioned "Home-made decorations" and "Window gardening", which appear to be original to the book.
Forms part of: Patricia Jordan papers, 1870, 1949-1984
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Robert Edward Duncan and Jess Collins scrapbook for Patricia Jordan, 1959. Patricia Jordan papers, 1870, 1949-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11139
- Artists' books
- Jordan, Patricia M.