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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942

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11.1: Sketches by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney , 1891-1930s

This subseries consists of sketchbooks and loose sketches by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, including early sketches done as a young girl, figure studies and anatomical drawings, sketches for and renderings of various sculptures, including the Titanic Memorial, Spirit of Flight, and St. Nazaire Memorial, and sketches of red cross nurses and soldiers grouped together under the head "My Experiences as an Emergency Canteen Worker."
Sketches have been scanned in entirety.
Description Container Select
Sketchbooks
Early Sketches, 1891
32
15
"Rough Sketches - The Story of Modern Girl,", 1890s
32
16
Figure Studies, Other Sketches, and Notes, undated
32
17
Anatomical Drawings, undated
32
18
Studies for Titanic Memorial, Other Sketches, and Writings, circa 1912
32
19
Sketches for Sculptures, 1910s-1920s
32
20-21
"My Experience as an Emergency Canteen Worker,", circa 1916-1918
32
22-23
Loose Sketches
Early Sketches, circa 1890s
32
24
Sketches, circa 1900s-1920s
32
25-26
Sketches for Sculptures, 1920s-1930s
Oversized material housed in Box 41
32
27-28
Sketches for Museum and Play (?), undated
32
29
Fragments of Sketches of Sculptures, undated
32
30
Renderings of Sculptures, by Whitney and Others, circa 1920s
Oversized material housed in OV 52
32
31
Oversize, Sketches for Sculpture scanned with Box 32, Folder 28, 1920s-1930s
41
Oversize, Renderings of Sculptures, by Whitney and Others scanned with Box 32, Folder 31, circa 1920s
OV 52

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