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Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley, 1961-1996

Webster, Tamara, 1917-2011

Dealer, Artist

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: The Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1917, 1961 to 1996. Webster was an art dealer and artist in Cambria, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico who befriended Hammersley. The papers include letters and holiday cards, exhibition catalogs, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tamara Webster (1917-2011) was an art dealer and artist in Cambria, California and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Webster befriended abstract painter Frederick Hammersley while in California and after Webster moved to New Mexico in 1971 the two artists corresponded with each other.

Provenance

The Tamara Webster papers relating to Frederick Hammersley were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2015 via Karen Kile, the director of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.

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Language Note

Collection is in English.