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Allen Lewis
American (Mobile, Alabama, 04/07/1873 - 03/20/1957, Basking Ridge, New Jersey) Primary



Billie Seaton

1912
Wood engraving

2 3/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. (6.99 cm x 6.99 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1983.1.148
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Allen Lewis Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • bookplates - Labels affixed to a book to indicate ownership and often its location in a collection. They may be printed or engraved, frequently with a distinctive design, pasted or tipped into books on the inside of the upper cover.
  • masks - Refers to coverings for all or part of the face, usually with openings for the eyes and sometimes the mouth. They are worn to hide or alter the identity of the wearer or for protection. Masks as cultural objects have been used throughout the world in all periods since the Stone Age. Masks are extremely varied in appearance, function, and fundamental meaning. They may be associated with ceremonies that have religious and social significance or are concerned with funerary customs, fertility rites, or curing sickness. They may be used on festive occasions or to portray characters in a dramatic performance and in re-enactments of mythological events. They may be used for warfare and as protective devices in certain sports. They are also employed as architectural ornaments.
  • women - Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
  • wood engravings - Prints made using the process of wood engraving, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the grain end of a wood block; distinct from "woodcut (process)," which is a relief process using the plank side of a wood block.

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