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Maple sugar industry -- Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 30 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

Sugaring, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 2, Folder: A
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Signed by Leighton. Labeled: Maple Sugar, 28/50; 612.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Compositional Study [1] of 2, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two circular compositional studies. In the center of the page, a large drawing resembling the basic composition of the the final image, but reversed from the prints. In the upper left hand corner, a small circular drawing in which the shack is the most visible element. Empty circle in lower right hand corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Compositional Study [2] of 2, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: A circular drawing in blue, white, and black, closely resembling the final image (but reversed from the prints). "Ladle" written in lower right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Final proof [1] of 3, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II

Sugaring: Final proof [2] of 3, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Image is identical to Final Proof [3].
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Final proof [3] of 3, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Image is identical to Final Proof [2].
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [1] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Sap bucket: large, rough sketch of a bucket in the middle of the page.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [2] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Twin-trunked tree.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [3] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Sap bucket: small, detailed study of a bucket with a handle in the upper left corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [4] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Study of a tree on the left side of the page, filling almost the entire vertical space (page oriented landscape style). A few small branches extending out. A knot or hole visible on left side of trunk.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [5] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Study of sled couched in snowdrifts in upper left portion of the page.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [6] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Forested landscape with four covered sap buckets at the bottom of the page.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [7] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Two leafless trees, gnarled and with large branches extending out. Left tree has a broken branch. Piles of snow beneath.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: Preliminary Study [8] of 8, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Detailed study of a sugaring shed between trees with covered sap buckets attached to their trunks. A note in the upper left corner appears to read "waist high spigot."
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: State [0a], [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: This is the least finished of the three unnumbered prints. Large portions of the bottom left of the image are left without ink. The ink is applied very lightly and unevenly. The corners have triangular ink-stains where the block must have picked up ink outside the actual engraving.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: State [0b], [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: Lower left-hand portion is largely blank. A dark patch is visible where the leftmost, leaning figure will be engraved in.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: State [0c], [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: This proof closely resembles [0b], but corrections have been added in gouache. Large portions of the bottom left are un-inked. A black patch is visible where the leftmost, leaning figure will be engraved.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: State 1, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 2, Folder: 10
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II
Scope and Contents: First state in which the leftmost figure is engraved (he occupies an undifferentiated black patch in the unnumbered proofs). This print follows State [0c]: corrections in State [0c] are incorporated into this print. Whether the two follow each other immediately, without any other intermediate states, is not clear.

Numbered 1 in upper right corner.
Dates: [between 1949 and 1951]

Sugaring: State 10, [between 1949 and 1951]

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