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Polly Thayer (Starr) papers, 1846-2008, bulk 1921-2008

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Series 12: Artwork , 1927-circa 1990
0.4 Linear feet
Box 19, 23, OV 25

Artwork consists of loose sketches and drawings of animals, landscapes, and people. The artwork is in various mediums such as pencil, ink, paint and charcoal. With the exception of one drawing by a fellow art student, all of the artwork in the series is by Polly Thayer.
This series is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Figure Drawings at the Art League of New York, 1927
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 4.
19
16
Miscellaneous Sketches, circa 1930-circa 1990
19
17
Figure Drawings, circa 1930-circa 1950
Oversized material housed in OV 25.
19
18
Prints of Drawing at Arts Students League of NY , 1931
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 5.
19
19
Portraits of Theodore Spencer, Lewis Galantiere, and May Sarton, circa 1931
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 6.
19
20
Caricature of Polly Thayer by Fellow Student at Fontainebleau Art School, 1932
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 7.
19
21
"Techniques" Sketches and Drawings, circa 1940-circa 1970
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 8.
19
22
Pencil Drawings of Statues in Park, circa 1950
19
23
Drawing of Cat, circa 1950-circa 1980
19
24
Sketches of Siamese Cat, circa 1950-circa 1980
19
25
Drawing of Polar Bears, circa 1950-circa 1990
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 9.
19
26
Preliminary Sketches for Ocean Paintings, circa 1950-circa 1990
19
27
Poster Designed by Polly Thayer for 2 Plays by Archibald Macleish, circa 1953
Oversized material housed in Box 23, Folder 10.
19
28
"Game Drawings" Sketches for Word Games, circa 1985
19
29
Oversized Figure Drawings at the Art League of New York from Box 19, Folder 16, 1927
23
4
Oversized Prints of Drawing at the Art Students League of New York from Box 19, Folder 19, 1931
23
5
Oversized Portraits from Box 19, Folder 20, circa 1931
23
6
Oversized Caricature of Polly Thayer from Box 19, Folder 21, 1932
23
7
Oversized "Techniques" Sketches and Drawings from Box 19, Folder 22, circa 1940-circa 1970
23
8
Oversized Drawing of Polar Bears from Box 19, Folder 26, circa 1950-circa 1990
23
9
Oversized Posters Designed by Polly Thayer from Box 19, Folder 28, circa 1953
23
10
Oversized Figure Drawings from Box 19, Folder 18, circa 1930-circa 1950
OV 25

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