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Photo Credit: photo: M. Cook
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Arizona Night

ca. 1910-1921
20th century
177 x 224 mm (7 x 8.8 in.)

George Elbert Burr, American, (1859–1939)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and aquatint printed in black and grey-blue inks on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left: “George Elbert Burr”; inscribed in pencil, lower right: title; signed in plate, center right: monogram
Bibliography: Louise C. Seeber, George Elbert Burr (Flagstaff, AZ, 1971), no. 314; American Etchers 314.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.115

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  • Arizona - TGN 7006451
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • night
  • night scenes
  • Southwest - TGN 4010660 (general region): Area to which term applies has changed with westward expansion of the USA; today usually refers to Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas; area is linked by arid climate & pastoral agricultural economy.
  • Western United States - TGN 4011500 (general region): Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).

  • plate Dimensions: 177 x 224 mm (7 x 8.8 in.)

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