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Julia Thecla holiday card to Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears, not after 1973, from the Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990

Julia Thecla holiday card to Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears, not after 1973

Thecla, Julia

Item Information

Title: Julia Thecla holiday card to Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears

Date: not after 1973

Physical Details: Christmas Card : 1 folded sheet : ill. ; 17 x 8 cm.

Description: Date based on Thecla's death.

Exterior of card features a painting by Thecla, a twist on Raphael's cherubs from the Sistine Madonna - this cherub is smoking a cigarette and sitting by a wine bottle.

Interior features a printed poem, also by Thecla.

Creator: Thecla, Julia

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Julia Thecla holiday card to Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears, not after 1973. Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers, 1920-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11797