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Ernest Blumenschein papers, 1873-1964

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Series 5: Artwork , 1888-1925
0.25 Linear Feet
Boxes 2

This series consists primarily of printed issues of "Tomfoolery," a handwritten and hand drawn magazine created by Blumenschein and others during high school. Issues contain portraits, caricatures, sequential art, and lettering by Blumenschein signed "B" or "Shine." Writings by Blumenschein can also be found.
Also found are several small sketches by Blumenschein, and sketches for illustrating Blumenschein's manuscript "The Road to Milky's" ( see Series 4: Writings). Artwork by others includes a work of juvenilia by Helen Blumenschein, and a small landscape sketch by Mary Worral-Wisca.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
Description Container Select
Sketches, circa 1890s-1920s
2
24
Tomfoolery, 1888, September-December
2
25
Tomfoolery, circa 1888
2
26
Tomfoolery, 1889
(7 folders)
2
27-33
Tomfoolery, circa 1889
2
34
Tomfoolery, 1890, January-March
(3 folders)
2
35-37
Tomfoolery, 1891
2
38
Artwork by Others
Helen Blumenschein, 1917
2
39
Mary Worral-Wisca, 1925
2
40

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