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Lillian L. Ewers graphic design sketches [graphic].
BANC PIC 2005.181--PIC; BANC PIC 2005.181--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Lillian L. Ewers graphic design sketches

Creator/Contributor:

Ewers, Lillian L., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Lilly's Studio

Abstract:

Chiefly layout drawings on trace and notebook pages by San Francisco graphic artist Lillian L. Ewers. Images are mostly logos designed for the name plates, letterheads, business cards, etc. of various companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Also includes samples of products designed by Ewers. Drawings are representative of graphic styles and typograhy popular in the advertising of the 1930s through 1950s. Photographs are snapshots of the exterior of the Chapel of the Sunset Mortuary.

Date:

1938-1959 (issued)

Subject:

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Graphic design (Typography) -- Drawings
Advertising layout and typography -- Drawings
Advertising -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Graphic arts -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Graphic design (Typography) -- Specimens

Note:

Collection includes price lists and other advertising material for Lillian L. Ewers and Lilly's Studio.
Most drawings dated in ms. by artist.
Title supplied by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Type:

graphic
Graphic design drawings.
Drawings.

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
1 box and 4 oversize folders (ca. 150 drawings and 6 photographic prints) : graphite and ink ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2005.181--PIC
BANC PIC 2005.181--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.