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Don Swann etchings of Homewood Museum and Washington Monument

 Collection — Box: OB-1 [31151034438626], Folder: 1
Identifier: MS-0841
Two etchings of Homewood Museum (Homewood House) and one of Baltimore's Washington Monument, created by Don Swann. The Homewood Museum etchings date to 1931 and 1932. The Washington Monument etching dates to 1945.

Dates

  • 1931, 1932, 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

.014 Cubic Feet (1 over-sized folder)

Biographical / Historical

Don Swann was an American artist based in Baltimore. He was known for his etchings of American life, ships, trees, and colleges and University. Swann was born in 1889 and died in 1954.

Content Description

Two etchings of Homewood Museum (Homewood House) and one of Baltimore's Washington Monument, created by Don Swann. The Homewood Museum etchings date to 1931 and 1932. The Washington Monument etching dates to 1945.

Custodial History

The source of acquisition is not clear, but paperwork suggests these may have been a donation by or purchase from Don Swann's son's wife, circa 2001. See accession file for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Development and Alumni Relations office, January 2019.

Related Materials

For an etching by Swann's son, Don Swann, Jr., see MS.0711.

Processing Information

Processed by Jordon Steele in January 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA