[Artists colony sketching and painting]

One of 27 photographs in the series: Bill and Mary Cheek Collection available on this site.

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Reproduction of a photograph of an art colony painting and drawing outdoors. Sixteen people can be seen with canvases and drawing pads. Some trees and what appears to be a river are visible behind them.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1920..1930].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2018 and was provided by the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 39 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Reproduction of a photograph of an art colony painting and drawing outdoors. Sixteen people can be seen with canvases and drawing pads. Some trees and what appears to be a river are visible behind them.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 28 cm.

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This photo was included in a collection with a photograph of the Texas Artists Camp; this may or may not be the same colony. The Texas Artists Camp was founded by Mollie Crowther in 1921 in Christoval, Texas, and met to study landscapes there each summer at the Baptist Encampment Grounds until 1927. https://www.christovaltx.com/arts.htm

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

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  • Feb. 13, 2020, 7:08 a.m.

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  • July 23, 2020, 3:19 p.m.

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[Artists colony sketching and painting], photograph, [1920..1930]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1222656/: accessed December 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art.

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