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Collection of bookplates designed by J.J. Lankes, 1921-
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A collection of bookplates designed by J.J. Lankes.
Julius J. Lankes (1884-1960) graduated from the Buffalo Commercial and Electro-Mechanical Institute in 1902, and later studied at the Art Students' League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Known primarily as a woodcut artist, he created illustrations for the Liberator and was also a contributing editor. He had notable collaborations with Robert Frost, illustrating Frost's New Hampshire and West-Running Brook, and Sherwood Anderson, establishing lifelong friendships. A Woodcut Manual (Henry Holt, 1932) was written and illustrated by Lankes. He taught at Wells College (Aurora, New York), and later became head of technical illustrating at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
1 half document box (0.25 linear ft.)
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