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Viewing: Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

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[4 vellum sketches] - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Four pages of sketches on vellum, bound with the original adhesive. Each depicts a different scene-- a woman at a shop counter (a), two women at a mirror (b), two women on a couch (c), and women at a beach (d). Undated, unsigned, and uncaptioned

Image of [7 boxes of  Barbara Shermund sketches, portraits, illustrations, and cartoons] - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

[7 boxes of Barbara Shermund sketches, portraits, illustrations, and cartoons] - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

366 items of original art. Boxes IMCA 062 and 068 contain mostly sketches with some portraits and landscapes. Box IMCA 063 is mostly cartoons for Esquire? from the 1940s and 1950s. Boxes IMCA 064-067 also has work from 1940s including some cartoons for The New Yorker and Colliers. Box IMCA 062 contains an undated certificate of acknowledgement of a donation of art by Barbara Shermund to the Society of Illustrators.

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"Ah, Howard Cannister and Howard Cannister, Junior. How delightfully complete." - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Two roughs of a cartoon, b on verso of a. Typewritten comments (likely an editor's) attached to bottom margin of a. Suggestion to change pose of woman, who is "just slightly on the tight side."

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"Alas! - Poor Yorick!" - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Date (marked "PR") and publication info ("Cheering Section") on verso.

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"Americans again!" - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Undated, unsigned original artwork.

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"And thanks again, Greg - it's been divine" - - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Undated original artwork. A similar cartoon by Shermund with the same caption was published in The New Yorker on Dec. 28, 1940. Perhaps this artwork is a draft.

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"And when the wind was howling outside and the rain was coming down I'd curl up in bed, pull the comforter over my head and be with you in that foxhole" - - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Date of payment stamped on verso (Dec. 15 1945). Note on bottom margin regarding publication in September issue (date used for date entry).

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"And you'll enjoy our needle showers, Ma'am - I always do" - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Undated. Signed and address on verso. Not found in New Yorker Index.

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"Anyway, he said "I do" before the flood hit." - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Publication notes on verso include "Cheering Section Rel[eased?] May 2," and date (marked "PR"). Alternate caption crossed out (barely legible), listed as alternate title.

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"Apparently Woolworth's is the shop in New York" - - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

"the" in title is underlined on original. Woolworth's was a department store chain, originally five-and-dime, founded in 1878. Stamped date of payment (Feb. 19 1945) on verso. Date of publication in date entry.

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"Apply it to your head or your feet- whichever bothers you most"- - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Undated original artwork. Second caption has two options written for final phrase (see alternate title entry).

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"A-rise, re-joice, the Spr-ing is here!" - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

No date. Not found in the New Yorker index. Pencil note upper right, alternative caption?: "(How about "I can't give you anything but love, baby") B. S."

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"As I remember it, this is the same things we did last year." - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

The World's Fair of 1939-40 hosted in New York City, referenced here, was the first World's Fair to have a futuristic theme: "Dawn of a New Day." The fair was open for two seasons (April-October of both 1939 and 1940), so the women in this cartoon are likely recalling the Fair of 1939. Publishing notes and publication stamp on margins and verso.

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At last - he wants to get married by proxy - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Undated. Between 1942 and 1945, up to one million American troops were stationed in Australia.

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Bathing suits - Shermund, Barbara, 1899-1978

Unsigned and undated. Right side of the illustration board cut away, two cartoons on remaining board. Cartoon captions: "Don't you think it's a little bit wicked?" "Don't you honestly think I'd look better in a man's suit" Sketch on verso.