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[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]

[Christmas cards designed by artist-servicemen], [ca. 1942]

American Artists Group

Collection Information

Size: 10 prints.

Summary: 10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.

Biographical/Historical Note

Greeting card company. Founded 1934; New York, N.Y. One of its aims was to popularize contemporary American art by publishing fine reproductions of original etchings, lithographs, drawings and paintings on greeting cards.

Provenance

Donated 1989 by Helen Ransom, who purchased them at a gift shop in the 1940s.

Microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 462-483) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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