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Biography of America's First Pastellist

Biography of America's First Pastellist

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xvi, 88 pages, illustrations, portraits.

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Middleton, Margaret Simons. Henrietta Johnston of Charles Town, South Carolina : America's First Pastellist. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1966. xvi, 88 pages, illustrations, portraits. Map of Charleston on lining papers. Octavo. 24 cm. First edition. Original pink cloth with light spotting to page edges.

Remains a near fine copy in near fine price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is now housed in a protective mylar cover. An excellent biography of the earliest woman artist active in the American colonies. Contains 34 plates of portraits by, or attributed to Henrietta Johnston, one in color, and other illustrations of Charleston. Includes index.

 

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