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[Lenore Woolams photograph collection].
BANC PIC 2019.022--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2019.022
Collection Overview

Title:

[Lenore Woolams photograph collection]

Creator/Contributor:

Woolams, Lenore, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Chiefly portraits and snapshots of Lenore Woolams; also portraits of Lenore's parents, singer Elsa Cellarius and financier Leonard Woolams; photographs of various pieces of Woolams' ecclesiastical sculpture installed or exhibited at Grace Cathedral (San Francisco), St. Sebastian's Catholic Church (Greenbrae) and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York); and a few photographs of her portrait paintings. Clippings pertain to Woolams' art and career.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Woolams, Lenore -- Portraits
Christian art and symbolism -- California -- Photographs
Artists with disabilities -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Several photographers, most unidentified.
Also includes 1 folder of clippings.
Lenore Woolams photograph collection, BANC PIC 2019.022, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Langdon Manor Books LLC ; 2018.
Lenore Elsa Woolams was born in San Francisco on April 7, 1914; studied art with Glenn Deujinsky, Alexander Weyers, John Storrs and Beniamino Bufano; in 1939 contracted polio; two years later she regained the use of her hands and eventually resumed her art career; lived in San Francisco and later in Marin County and San Jose; ecclesiastical sculpture was a specialty; died in Monterey County, July 5, 1977.

Type:

graphic
Portraits.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 40 photographs in 1 box : chiefly gelatin silver prints ; sheets 21 x 26 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2019.022--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2019.022

Origin:

California