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|Abstract||Dashiell of Richmond, Va., was an illustrator of scenes in Richmond, Va., Charleston, S.C., and New Orleans, La.; an importer of French fashion prints; and a business woman. Correspondence, 1921-1948, with various literary and artistic figures, including Ellen Glasgow; watercolor illustrations; poems; and French fashion prints, 1798-1914.|
|Creator||Dashiell, Margaret, 1869-1958.|
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Correspondence, 1921-1948, with various literary and artistic figures, including Ellen Glasgow; watercolor illustrations; poems; and French fashion prints, 1798-1914.Back to Top
Letters written to Margaret Dashiell and two undated manuscripts, "The Archbishop's Garden" and "Confederate Capital" both short stories for children, the former with four watercolor illustrations.
A collection of Dashiell's watercolors to be used as illustrations in her books and French fashion prints from her import business in Richmond.
Watercolors primarily of race relations in Richmond, Charleston, and New Orleans. Many are of African-American servants tending white children. Some include quotes from Dashiell's stories. Also included are watercolors of Civil War veterans residing in the Soldier's Home and from a reunion at Hotel Jefferson in Richmond, 1922.
|Oversize Paper Folder OPF-2632/1|
Single prints, mainly of women's fashion imported and collected by Dashiell for her business, the Serendipity Shop in Richmond, which she ran from 1915 to 1930. Also included is a color reproduction of a oil painting by Sully.
Books and scrapbooks of Margaret Dashiell.
Spanish Moss and English Myrtle, a book of poems by Dashiell.
Sketch and note book of Margaret Dashiell containing poems and illustrations.
Richmond Reverie, short story for children by Margaret Dashiell.
Scrapbook of fashion prints compiled by Dashiell.
Christmas cards containing poems written each year by Virginia Lyne Tunstall.
|Image Folder PF-2632/1|
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This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.Back to Top