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Portraits of Porter Garnett [graphic]
BANC PIC 1989.010--PIC; BANC PIC 1989.010--PIC
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Title:

Portraits of Porter Garnett

Abstract:

Photographs show Grace V. Bird with Porter and Edna Garnett and their dogs, Porter Garnett at a desk, Porter Garnett at 2567 Buena Vista Way (Berkeley, Calif.), Porter Garnett and Dorothy Bent Lane (Mrs. Dayton Lane) in Washington D.C., and Porter Garnett at his home at Rancho Mallacomes in Knight's Valley (last photograph taken of him before his death).

Date:

ca. 1922-1951 (issued)

Subject:

Garnett, Porter -- 1871-1951 -- Portraits
Garnett, Edna Foote -- Portraits
Bird, Grace V -- Portraits
Lane, Dorothy Bent -- Portraits

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers unknown.
Porter Garnett, a native of San Francisco, was prominent in West Coast literary activities and in fine printing. He co-founded "The Lark" with Gelett Burgess, was a dramatic and literary critic, an assistant curator at The Bancroft Library (1907-12), and founder of the Laboratory Press while professor of graphic arts at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (1922-35). Garnett was also an active member of the Bohemian Club.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 photographic prints : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1989.010--PIC
BANC PIC 1989.010--PIC

Origin:

California