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Artists’ materials

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Accrual: Laura Wait Papers, M282

Identifier: 2017.056

Box 1, circa 1895

 File — Box B361.01.0001: Series B361.02; Series B361.01 [Barcode: U186023252820]
Identifier: B361.01.0001
Abstract Ida C. Failing was a Colorado artist and illustrator who exhibited with the Arisits' Club of Denver in 1894. She is also listed as a Denver artist in the 1925 Who Was Who in American Art. She illustrated Authar Ward's 1902 Buttercups and Clover, and Other Verses.
Dates: circa 1895

Box 1: Postcards and Scrapbook

 File — Box D070.0001: [Barcode: U186023263601]
Identifier: D070.0001
Abstract This box contains postcards (19th century, art, and ballet related), (1) scrapbook, (1) signed photo from Tchelitchew, programs, and correspondence.
Dates: Other: 1909-1986

Box 1: Receipts and paint samples, circa 1895

 File — Box B361.01.0001: Series B361.02; Series B361.01 [Barcode: U186023252820]
Identifier: B361.02.0001
Abstract Receipts for purchases by Ida C. Failing, paint in envelope, cards and envelopes. She was a turn of the century artist in Denver.
Dates: circa 1895

Ida C. Failing Paint Box and Receipts

Identifier: B361
Abstract She was an artist in Denver, Colorado around the turn of the century. She did paintings on canvas as well as hand painting bone china pieces. Ida C. Failing was born in Illinois in 1857 and died in Denver Colorado in 1918. Collection contains a paint box containing art supplies and receipts related to Ida C. Failing from 1895.
Dates: circa 1895

Petteys, Chris Collection

Identifier: M187
Scope and Contents Brochures on exhibits, articles correspondence regarding women artists.
Dates: Other: 1970

Porter-Waring Family Material Culture Collection

Identifier: M360
Abstract The Porter and Waring families have long histories in Colorado. The collection consists of various lace and/or embroidered items including table cloths, doillies, pillow covers, clothing, animal fur, and a wedding dress dating to 1938.
Dates: 1890-1925