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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

calligraphy (visual works)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Works composed primarily of beautiful, elegant letters or flourishes that are typically created by hand with a pen, either in unjoined characters or in cursive writing. May also refer to similar works created by computer or another means.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Owen Tyler calligraphic manuscript and Fenno family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2019-0044

Benjamin Owen Tyler calligraphic manuscript and Fenno family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16694
Content Description Memorial of Captain John Fenno Mansfield (1788-1812) in this Eulogium in calligraphy by Benjamin Owen Tyler. At Westpoint Tyler designed and accomplished this memorial dated November 20, 1816.Calligraphically and stylistically, the broadside bears all of the hallmarks of Tyler's penmanship and design such as floating cherubic heads. The Eulogium's most telling couplet states: "Science and Taste, united, would have shed/ A living luster round his honored head."Mansfield commanded the...
Dates: 1770, 1816