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The Historical Society of Early American Decoration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A0031
Overview In 1946, a group of students formed The Historical Society of American Decoration (HSEAD) to honor the memory and perpetuate the work of their teacher, Esther Stevens Brazer (1898-1945). Brazer, the accepted authority on Early American Decoration, was a pioneer in recognizing it as a valuable art form. The HSEAD Collection includes original stencils, ledgers, scrapbooks, and ephemera. The original stencils are by several prominent individuals, including Willian Page Eaton, George Lord, Joseph...
Dates: Majority of material found in c. 19th century

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