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Locke (Josephine) papers
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Description
The collection consists of notes, guidebooks, prints, and photographs created and collected by Josephine Locke on her travels in Europe and the Far East. In addition to notebooks filled with Locke's observations on the art she viewed, many of the prints include handwritten annotations. Also included is a signed photograph of Rabindranath Tagore. Josephine Locke (1851-1919) was an artist, author, and lecturer in Los Angeles, where she was an active member of the Ruskin Art Club. Ms. Locke worked as supervisor of art in the Chicago public schools befoe settling in Los Angeles. She lectured on art and religion in Florence and Paris, and traveled in Africa and Asia, where she developed a strong interest in Japanese art and culture.
Background
Josephine Locke (1851-1919) was an artist, author, and lecturer in Los Angeles, where she was an active member of the Ruskin Art Club. Ms. Locke worked as supervisor of art in the Chicago public schools befoe settling in Los Angeles. She lectured on art and religion in Florence and Paris, and traveled in Africa and Asia, where she developed a strong interest in Japanese art and culture.
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.