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Holiday card from Bill Brincka to Ethel Spears and Kathleen Blackshear, 19--, from the Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990

Holiday card from Bill Brincka to Ethel Spears and Kathleen Blackshear, 19--

Spears, Ethel, 1902 or 03-1974

Item Information

Title: Holiday card from Bill Brincka to Ethel Spears and Kathleen Blackshear

Date: 19--

Physical Details: Christmas Card : 1 folded sheet : ill. ; 18 x 40 cm.

Description: Card features a color print, image divided into five panels, each featuring abstracted human figures.

In the center panel are two figures representing Mary and the angel, and beneath them is a caption reading "The annunciation."

The other four panels are captioned "Matthew", "Luke", "Mark" and "John" and each figure is represented with the traditional attributes ascribed to him in Christian symbolism (a man, Matthew; a calf, Luke; a lion, Mark; and an eagle, John).

Card is not signed.

Creator: Spears, Ethel, 1902 or 03-1974

Forms part of: Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Holiday card from Bill Brincka to Ethel Spears and Kathleen Blackshear, 19--. Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11323