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Tobacco farms -- Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Clare Leighton collection

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 7
Overview: The collection comprises original artwork and manuscript material by Clare Leighton for a series of 12 Queen's ware plates representing New England industries, produced by Josiah Wedgwood & Sons in 1952.
Dates: 1949-1953

Tobacco Growing, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 2, Folder: A
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Signed by Leighton. Labeled: Tobacco, 22/50; 614.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Compositional Study [1] of 1, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two compositional studies matted together. These are quite different from the final image. Two windows are cut out: a large rectangular and small octagonal window.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Final Proof [1] of 2, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II

Tobacco Growing: Final Proof [2] of 2, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Signed proof. In bottom left corner, print has been titled "Tobacco" and signed by Clare Leighton in pencil. Verso: labeled "#6" with some measurements in pencil.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [1] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Studies of tobacco leaves. A sketch of a tobacco flower has been cut out and taped into a window in this sheet.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [10] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Detailed drawing of a barn, with doors open.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [2] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Bunches of tobacco leaves. A tobacco-drying shed in the upper left of the page.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [3] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: In upper left, a circular outline of the overall composition of the plate. Beneath, a sketch of a flower, and a landscape with a tobacco shed.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [4] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two rows of tobacco leaves on a pole. Beneath, a sketch of a tobacco spear (a pole with a pointed cap). Notes on the page are difficult to decipher, resemble "light and prost[--] [--]."
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [5] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: View of numerous long, low tobacco sheds with fields and bushes in between.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [6] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Outline of a man bending down. Sketch of an axe. To the right, a list of objects to go at the bottom of the plate: "hoe, spear, axe, cigar, tob. flower, worm." All of these are easily identifiable in the finished image except the "worm," which Leighton may have decided to leave out.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [7] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two circular compositional studies. To the right, study of a tobacco barn with the doors open. Left top and bottom corners badly crumpled.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [8] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Very rough landscape of tobacco barns and fields. Rays at the top of the page resemble the sun or a mountain. An unidentified, circular drawing at the bottom.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: Preliminary Study [9] of 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Part of Collection — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two sheets taped together. A wide view of tobacco barns and fields, with a sunny sky above (shown by what look like rays and cloud-like scribbles). On the fields, Leighton has written "white" and "w.". A long, thin strip of paper has been taped horizontally at the bottom, with more tobacco barns. Paper is badly smudged.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: State [1], [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Partial proof, taped face-down. The top half of the image and the objects at the bottom are printed in ink, mostly finished. The figures and work in the foreground are left blank, drawn in with graphite and white gouache.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: State 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Numbered 10 in upper right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: State 11, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Numbered 11 in upper right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: State 2, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Partial proof. A large portion on the right side has been left black, and figures added with gouache. The hoe, tobacco leaf, and cigar at the bottom of the design are not completed in detail.

Numbered 2 in upper right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Tobacco Growing: State 3, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Partial proof: large portion of the right side left black, with figures added in gouache. The left figure of that right group (wearing a hat and tying a bunch of tobacco leaves to a pole) has been added since the previous proof. More detail has been engraved into the cigar and tobacco leaf as well.

Numbered 3 in upper right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]