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Robert Edward Duncan and Jess Collins scrapbook for Patricia Jordan, 1959, from the Patricia Jordan papers, 1870, 1949-1984

Robert Edward Duncan and Jess Collins scrapbook for Patricia Jordan, 1959

Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919-1988

Item Information

Title: Robert Edward Duncan and Jess Collins scrapbook for Patricia Jordan

Date: 1959

Physical Details: 1 scrapbook : b&w and col. ; 22 x 17 cm.

Description: 19th century Victorian scrapbook. Loose page inserted inside front cover with engraved printed text: Presented as a token of affection.

On the blank lines provided there is a 19th century inscription from a Mrs. Fanny Brown, which has been mostly obliterated by the handwritten note: To Patty; R.D. & Jess, Sept. 15, 1959.

Book is filled with illustrated poems by Robert Duncan and mixed-media collages by Jess Collins, as well as a clipping of one of his "Tricky Cad" comic strips.

Also contains two full-color lithographs by Thos. Sinclair & Son, captioned "Home-made decorations" and "Window gardening", which appear to be original to the book.

Creator: Duncan, Robert Edward, 1919-1988

Forms part of: Patricia Jordan papers, 1870, 1949-1984

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Robert Edward Duncan and Jess Collins scrapbook for Patricia Jordan, 1959. Patricia Jordan papers, 1870, 1949-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 11139