Correspondence between E.G. Liebold and Lou Henry Hoover 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--including those at the head table--asking where they sat and for a photograph so that their image could be included in the painting. Former First Lady Lou Henry Hoover replied and gave her impressions of the evening.

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--including those at the head table--asking where they sat and for a photograph so that their image could be included in the painting. Former First Lady Lou Henry Hoover replied and gave her impressions of the evening.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)
Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 in

Width: 7.25 in

Height: 8.375 in  (responses)

Width: 5.25 in  (responses)

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