Lance Hidy League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Poster Studies, 1981

Collection number: MC 81
Size: 1 box (0.33 cu.ft.)

About Lance Hidy

Lance Hidy, freelance designer of posters and books and co- founder of the Godine Press, was born in Oregon in 1946. He studied art at Yale and has become known for his silk screen posters. Hidy lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

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About the Lance Hidy League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Poster Studies

This collection consists of the preliminary studies by Lance Hidy for his League of New Hampshire Craftsmen poster. It includes gouaches, cut paper, and drawings, plus 4 printed versions of the poster.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Lance Hidy League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Poster Studies, 1981, MC 81, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchase, 1984 (Accession number: 8480)

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1One-paragraph statement by Hidy describing the studies, Gouache, 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 inch, pumpkin-colored spinning wheel, Apr 11, 1985
Box 1, Folder 2Gouache, 11 3/8 x 7 1/4 inch, pale yellow-orange spinning wheel
Box 1, Folder 3Cut paper, 36 x 23 inch, red spinning wheel
Box 1, Folder 4Cut paper, 24 3/4 x 17 3/4 inch, designs on both sides, blue spinning wheel on one side, purple on the other side
Box 1, Folder 5Cut paper, figure and wheel, not attached to background, with orange wheel, 36 x 23 inches
Box 1, Folder 6Cut paper, 23 x 13 inch, black wheel on pale orange paper
Box 1, Folder 7Cut paper, 11 1/2 x 7 1/8 inch, earth green wheel
Box 1, Folder 8Drawing, 10 1/8 x 7 1/8 inch, pencil on tracing paper, torn in upper left
Box 1, Folder 9Drawing, 17 x 11 1/4 inch, ink on one side, pencil on the other
Box 1, Folder 10Drawing, 26 x 17 inch, pencil and red ink on heavy tracing vellum
Box 1, Folder 11Drawing, 34 x 24 inch, pencil on white paper, both sides, heavy wheel
Box 1, Folder 12Drawing, 35 x 24 inch, pencil on white paper, final version with wheel trimmed down
Box 1, Folder 13Drawing, 34 1/2 x 23 3/4 inch, ink on frosted mylar, key line master for printer to use in cutting masks
Box 1, Folder 14Drawing, 23 x 4 inch, rough drawing of lettering, ink outline on white paper
Box 1, Folder 15Final printing, 36 x 23 inch, gouache on paper
Box 1, Folder 16Final printing, 11 x 8 1/2 inch, color swatches for mixing silk screen inks
Box 1, Folder 17Printed version of the poster, limited edition silk screen Number 76 of 200, signed by the artist
Box 1, Folder 18Printed version of the poster, unlimited edition silk screen, smaller margins than the limited edition
Box 1, Folder 19Printed version of the poster, offset facsimile, solid colors, published by Alphabet Press, Natick, Mass
Box 1, Folder 20Printed version of the poster, postal card
Finding Aid Image TEMP
Poster for League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Jubilee, 1932-1982


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