Christmas cards to and from Karl Fortess

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fortkare
Creators:
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993
Dates:
1951-1953
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
4 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two original Christmas cards sent to Fortess, one from Helen Tobler, 1951, of a watercolor and ink drawing of a woman reading on a park bench, surrounded by squirrels, and the other, a color etching of trees and people, 1953, from Margaret Harvig (?). Also included are a "Holiday Greeting" card sent by the Fortess', with an abstract print on the cover and a surreal landscape drawing of a mask on a tree inside; and a card "Karl and Lillian Fortess" with a drawing of a tree.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Woodstock, New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tobler, Helen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harvig, Margaret Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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