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Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow, 1981, from the Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, [ca. 1981]

Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow, 1981

Finster, Howard, 1916-2001

Item Information

Title: Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow

Date: 1981

Physical Details: 1 letter : handwritten, ill. ; 26 x 22 cm.

Description: A letter to Nosanow at the National Museum of American Art, discussing Finster's upcoming visit to Washington, D.C.

The letter is illustrated in pencil with sketches of Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson and William Shakespeare.

Finster writes: "I am excited to be coming to Washington where these great men once had our future responsibility upon them I feel so unworthy to live in a world of luxery [sic] and these great men paved our way..."

Creator: Finster, Howard, 1916-2001

Forms part of: Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, [ca. 1981]

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow, 1981. Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, [ca. 1981]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 555