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Commemorating the Brass Industry in Waterbury
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Drawing; ink and gouache with graphite on white wove paper mounted to board
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 21 5/8 x 14 3/8in. (54.9 x 36.5cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of man, meant to represent James M. L. Scoville, seated at a desk, looking at a piece of paper, presumably a letter. There are several other sheets of paper on his desk, and three buttons. In the background through an open window is a view of what appear to be factory buildings, with several men walking around. Some of the men have wheelbarrows and some have horse-drawn carts or wagons.
Use Note: Original drawing number 32 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. The drawing was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.32.
Inscription: Hand-written in pencil on recto, at the center left margin, "Indicate / brass / buttons / on his vest / H".
Object Number: 1980.93.21
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