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Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow

Howard Finster letter to Barbara Shissler Nosanow

Finster, Howard

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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

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

Digital ID: 555