Yale University Library

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Beinecke Digital Collections

The Skeleton in Armour

From: Catharine T. Patterson Collection of Walter Crane

The Skeleton in Armour

From: Catharine T. Patterson Collection of Walter Crane

Call Number:
Creator: Crane, Walter, 1845-1915
Other Creator: Patterson, Catharine T. (Catharine Tinker)
Language:
Date: 1883
Genres:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Imperfect: mutilated with loss of image and text.
Abstract:
Four sketches, ink and graphite on board, for a six-panel mural frieze designed for Catharine Lorillard Wolfe as a room decoration for Vinland, her Scandinavian-style house at Newport, Rhode Island. The theme was taken from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem "The Skeleton in Armour," which was inspired by Longfellow's viewing of an ancient stone tower in Newport.
Physical Description:
4 sketches, ink and graphite on board
18 x 77 cm. and smaller
Host Note:
Series II. Writings and Graphic Material. Manuscripts and Artwork.
Box:
Box 10 (Oversize)
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Catalog Record:
Extent of Digitization:
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2044253
Download:
   |   Metadata record
Cite this   |   Text this   |   Report this