Artifacts

Creator

Saul Steinberg

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Creator Role

artist

Description

Folded blank greeting card. Features a sketch of Uncle Sam on horseback. Santa Claus is pictured following behind riding a donkey. A bald eagle is also pictured at the top of the image. Behind Santa is an image of the Eye of Providence. Copyrighted to Saul Steinberg 1959. It is accompanied by a blank envelope.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1959

Measurement

4 1/2 inches X 5 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; crayons (drawing material); mass production

Inscription

recto, bottom right :"Steinberg 1959" verso, bottom center:"Saul Steinberg (American, 1914- )/ Don Quixote..."

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

christmas card

Class

ephemera

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

See Collection Documentation Box 1, Folder 8000-8999. Also has original catalog card. See object #8121.2

ID

8121.1

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Don Quixote and Sancho Planza as Uncle Sam and Santa Claus

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