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Map of Silvermine, Connecticut, 1945

Vassos, John, 1898-1985


Item Information

Title: Map of Silvermine, Connecticut

Date: 1945

Physical Details: 1 drawing : graphite ; 64 x 99 cm.

Description: Birds-eye-view manuscript map of the Silvermine Art Colony, New Canaan, Ct.

Identification (handwritten in cartouche, upper left): Silvermine is in Connecticut. The nearest to New York city of the larger art colonies, it lies within the township boundaries of Norwalk, New Canaan and Wilton...The exact boundaries of Silvermine have never been defined but this map approximates what is generally accepted as Silvermine with some of its studios and houses.

Right edge of the map is discolored and portions of the bottom are torn.

Creator: Vassos, John, 1898-1985

Forms part of: John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: John Vassos. Map of Silvermine, Connecticut, 1945. John Vassos Papers, 1915-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 7280