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[Mabel Dodge Luhan portrait and snapshots].
BANC PIC 2011.112--PIC
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Title:

[Mabel Dodge Luhan portrait and snapshots]

Creator/Contributor:

Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962

Creator/Contributor:

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Creator/Contributor:

Henderson, William Penhallow, 1877-1943

Creator/Contributor:

Johnson, Walter Willard, 1897-1968

Abstract:

Formal portrait of Luhan by Carl Van Vechten. Snapshots depict Luhan with Van Vechten, Witter Bynner and her then-husband Tony Luhan; taken in Taos, New Mexico, some on Kiowa Ranch (former home of D.H. Lawrence).

Date:

1927 (issued)

Subject:

Luhan, Mabel Dodge -- 1879-1962 -- Pictorial works
Bynner, Witter -- 1881-1968 -- Pictorial works
Luhan, Tony -- Pictorial works
Van Vechten, Carl -- 1880-1964 -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers include Carl Van Vechten, William Penhallow Henderson and Spud Johnson.
Portrait by Van Vechten includes photographer's stamp on back dated April 12, 1934.
Snapshots affixed to leaves with typescript captions describing subjects, photographers and dates. Snapshots by Johnson dated 1927; those by Henderson dated approximately 1930.
Also includes hand-written letter from Luhan to "Henri", possibly Henriette Harris, Luhan's secretary, date July 23 (no year), and a typescript manuscript of poem "Saphic" signed by Luhan in ink: M.L.
Mabel Dodge Luhan portrait and snapshots, BANC PIC 2011.112, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Almagre Books ; 2013.

Type:

graphic
Correspondence.
Manuscripts.

Physical Description:

photoprint
11 photographs in 1 folder : gelatin silver prints ; sheets 25 x 20 cm (8 x 10 format) or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2011.112--PIC

Origin:

California