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A Marvelous Gift

A Marvelous Gift Bruce Peters Appalachian Heritage, Volume 8, Number 4, Fall 1980, pp. 13-18 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/aph.1980.0023 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/441588/summary Access provided at 19 Feb 2020 23:16 GMT from JHU Libraries A MAR VELOUS GIFT More sketches and photographs by Bruce Peters For the past several years Appalachian Heritage has made considerable use of two sketch books left with Alice Lloyd College by Bruce Peters that were part of the results of his art-study tour here in 1936. A few weeks ago on a Saturday, Bruce Peters showed up again, carrying with him other sketches and twenty-four dandy pictures—prints from photographs made in the area at the time of his study tour. At that time Mr. Peters was a student at the Dayton Art Institute. This time he was retired and living nearby in Middletown, Ohio. It is a rare privilege to be able to use more of his material. The two composites of "Sketching on a Mule" were designed as illustration for a book that as Mr. Peters remarked "never got done." It is inter- esting, indeed, to see how some of the photographed scenes got transformed into http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Appalachian Review University of North Carolina Press

A Marvelous Gift

Appalachian Review , Volume 8 (4) – Jan 8, 2014

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Abstract

Bruce Peters Appalachian Heritage, Volume 8, Number 4, Fall 1980, pp. 13-18 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/aph.1980.0023 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/441588/summary Access provided at 19 Feb 2020 23:16 GMT from JHU Libraries A MAR VELOUS GIFT More sketches and photographs by Bruce Peters For the past several years Appalachian Heritage has made considerable use of two sketch books left with Alice Lloyd College by Bruce Peters that were part of the results of his art-study tour here in 1936. A few weeks ago on a Saturday, Bruce Peters showed up again, carrying with him other sketches and twenty-four dandy pictures—prints from photographs made in the area at the time of his study tour. At that time Mr. Peters was a student at the Dayton Art Institute. This time he was retired and living nearby in Middletown, Ohio. It is a rare privilege to be able to use more of his material. The two composites of "Sketching on a Mule" were designed as illustration for a book that as Mr. Peters remarked "never got done." It is inter- esting, indeed, to see how some of the photographed scenes got transformed into

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Published: Jan 8, 2014

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