Metalpoint drawings of botanical specimens by Kandy Vermeer Phillips
Metalpoint drawings inspired by Emily Dickinson's herbarium by artist, Kandy Vermeer Phillips.
- Phillips, Kandy Vermeer (Artist, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
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Extent.08 linear feet (1 box)
Collection of six metalpoint drawings of plants inspired by Emily Dickinson's herbarium.
Biographical / Historical
The drawings form part of a set of 12 completed with the 2017 Julius I. Brown Award grant issued by the American Society of Botanical Artists for her project Poetry in Silver: The Language of Flowers in the Works of Emily Dickinson based on Dickinson's herbarium and poetry.
Arranged alphabetically by common plant name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2020M-9. Gift of Kandis Vermeer Phillips, 2019 July.
Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2019.
- Phillips, Kandis Vermeer. Metalpoint drawings of botanical specimens by Kandy Vermeer Phillips, 2018 (MS Am 3328): Guide
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
- 2019 July 26
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