Correspondence between E.G. Liebold and Charles L. Clarke regarding Light's Golden Jubilee Banquet Painting, 1936

Summary

In the mid-1930s, more than six years after the Light's Golden Jubilee celebration, Henry Ford commissioned a panoramic painting of that evening's banquet. Letters were sent to attendees asking them to indicate on an enclosed diagram where they sat. Charles Clarke remembered his location and wondered whether he could be in the painting, since where he was seated, he was "practically out of sight."

In the mid-1930s, more than six years after the Light's Golden Jubilee celebration, Henry Ford commissioned a panoramic painting of that evening's banquet. Letters were sent to attendees asking them to indicate on an enclosed diagram where they sat. Charles Clarke remembered his location and wondered whether he could be in the painting, since where he was seated, he was "practically out of sight."

Material

Ink
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)
Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 in  (typed letters)

Width: 7.25 in  (typed letters)

Height: 10.25 in  (seating chart)

Width: 7.25 in  (seating chart)

Height: 11 in  (handwritten letter)

Width: 8.5 in  (handwritten letter)

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