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Flier: "An Exhibition of Watercolors Interpretive of Camp Jackson and Negro Life Nearby. By Sgt. Charles Burchfield at the Playhouse Cedar Ave. & 73 St. Feb. 8 to 22."

np (Cleveland) nd (1919 7 x 4, orange paper with black lettering and design. Light soiling, horizontal fold crease which has a short tear else good. In July 1918 Charles Burchfield was drafted and sent to Camp Jackson in Columbia, SC; he was honorably discharged in Jan 1919. Among the works he did while in South Carolina were "Camouflaged Gun Pit," "The Lonely Chimney" and "South Carolina Barber Shop." On the flier is mentioned "The Playhouse" which actually was the "Cleveland Play House" located at Cedar and 73rd Streets in a converted church. Only other known flier for this early Burchfield exhibition is in the collection of the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, NY. Scarce.


Book Id: 99-2493

Price: $250.00

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