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Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956) Birthdays for Everybody, Young & Old...

Auction: Discovery - 3180T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 19, 2018 10:00AM


Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956)

Birthdays for Everybody, Young & Old... Signed "ORSON/LOWELL" l.l., identified and dated "...1915" on a printed label Ink and graphite on paper, sight size 23 x 25 in., framed. Condition: Creases, minor toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The label on the back indicates that this illustration was drawn to accompany an article by Helen Ring Robinson entitled "Adventures in Growing Older: Being the Last in a Series of Adventures in Living" which appeared in LIFE Magazine. Lowell has blocked-in this information in a pencil inscription along the top edge of the ink drawing, beneath the line of hour glasses. Helen Ring Robinson (1878–1923), was an American suffragist, writer, and elected to public office in Colorado.
Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf.
Estimate $400-600

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Helen Ring Robinson, Frederic Sharf, Orson Byron Lowell, Jean Sharf, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Pencil