Photo, Print, Drawing Picturesque America, anywhere in the mountains
About this Item
- Picturesque America, anywhere in the mountains
- Drawing shows fashionably dressed young women walking and resting in the mountains.
- Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944, artist
Created / Published
- - Gibson girls--1900
- - Women--Clothing & dress--1900
- - Women--Social life--1900
- - Beauty--1900
- - Leisure--1900
- - Mountains--1900
- Periodical illustrations.
- Periodical illustrations
- - Caption label from exhibit "Gibson Girl's America The Gibson Girl as the New Woman": Back to Nature. With casual grace, two elegantly dressed young women repose on the rocky ledges of a rugged mountainside. The hikers who hail or wave to one another frame the central pair and animate the expansive scene. Gibson's meticulous depiction of their hats accentuates the Gibson Girls' stylish attire and visually reinforces the impression of height, leading the eye to the mountains. In this classic, often reproduced image, Gibson shows off the classic Gibson Girl as a figure who embraced outdoor physical activities.
- - Title from item.
- - (DLC/PP-1935:0140).
- - Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).
- - Published in: Life, 35:442-3 (May 24, 1900).
- - Exhibited: "The Gibson Girl's America : Drawings by Charles Dana Gibson" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2013.
- 1 drawing : pen and ink over graphite underdrawing ; 59 x 74 cm (sheet)
Call Number/Physical Location
- CAI - Gibson, no. 14 (D size) [P&P]
- Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- cai 2a12817 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cai.2a12817
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-cai-2a12817 (digital file from original drawing)
- No known restrictions on publication.
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- Call Number: CAI - Gibson, no. 14 (D size) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Gibson, Charles Dana, Artist. Picturesque America, anywhere in the mountains. , 1900. [?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2010716157/.
APA citation style:
Gibson, C. D. (1900) Picturesque America, anywhere in the mountains. , 1900. [?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2010716157/.
MLA citation style:
Gibson, Charles Dana, Artist. Picturesque America, anywhere in the mountains. [?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010716157/>.