Query: *
Jane Hanks papers related to William Keith
Creators:
Hanks, Jane Richardson, 1908-
Dates:
1898-1905
Size:
0.02 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hanksjane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers kept by Jane Richardson Hanks relating to the friendship between her mother, Maud Wilkinson Richardson and the painter William Keith, measures 0.02 linear feet and consists of six items and date 1898 to 1905. Included is documentation on a painting Kilmeny that Keith gave to Wilkinson as a wedding gift upon her marriage to Leon J. Richardson in 1900. The painting, as well as Keith's nickname of "Kilmeny" for Maud were inspired by Maud's and Keith's admiration for the poem "Kilmeny" by Scottish author James Hogg written in 1813.