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Evans, Virginia B., 1894-1983


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Cuthbert, Collector, Virginia B. Evans Glassware

Collection Number: A&M 4318
Scope and Contents

Fifty pieces (including lids and pairs) of Asian-inspired design, frosted glassware (clear, pink, green) designed by West Virginia artist Virginia B. Evans (1894-1983) and produced by Imperial Glass Corporation of Bellaire, Ohio. Includes well-known dragon and butterfly motifs in ashtrays, bookends, vases, and other pieces.

In the contents list, "pc" refers to pieces, for single items that have multiple component pieces; "items" refers to multiple copies of the same item.

Dates: ca. 1942-1970

Virginia B. Evans, Artist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3256
Scope and Contents Papers and artwork of Virginia B. Evans, a landscape painter and glassware designer of the upper Ohio Valley. She was a native of Moundsville, West Virginia who at one time headed the art department at West Liberty State College. Her art was widely exhibited regionally and nationally. Although she preferred working in a variety of styles and media, she was most noted for her rather representational landscapes and her fusion of traditional Chinese sensibilities with modern Western industrial...
Dates: 1916-1984

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