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Title A Basket of Chips: An Autobiography
Creator Harwood, James Taylor, 1860-1940
Subject Artists; Painters; Artists' writings
Subject Local Harwood, James Taylor, 1860-1940; Artists--Utah--Biography; Harwood, Harriett Richards, (1870-1922)
Description These memoirs of Utah artist and teacher James T. Harwood cover a wide range of subjects including farming, gardening, bird watching and cooking. But, primarily, "A Basket of Chips" is about his early love, Harriett Richards, and their life together.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Contributors Olpin, Robert S.; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, S. Lyman
Date 1985
Type Text
Format image/png
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 12
Coverage 1860-1940
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 14.5 cm x 22.75 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
Scanning Technician Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number N 6537 H364 A2 1985
ARK ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj
Topic Artists; Painters; First person narrative
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 327930
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj

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Title Basket of Chips, page 064
Description A Basket of Chips A lively little girl arrived in due time, making two girls and one boy in our household. She came in June and was, as usual, a red little thing, so she became our June Rose? I gave up my work for two weeks and took to food preparing and nursing. We had no nurse and my wife's mother came to care for the baby every morning. Now I must return to some of the essential antecedent hap- penings. The sixteenth of March was the last day for entering pictures at the Salon, and I was expecting to work on the one I had started "The Young Mechanic" " up to the last day. To our dismay, one morning the agent rushed in to the studio say- ing that the tenth had been set as the last day for sending. I said there is no use then, I cannot finish it. My wife said, "Go at it now and Mr. Bien will come for it at the last moment. You always overwork your pictures anyway." I took fire with her zeal and it was ready when he came although I was not wholly satisfied. The Salon opened on the first of May with my picture, nicely hung. We had another first of May celebration. When June Rose was a week old I went to the doctor for his bill. Imagine my surprise when he told me five hundred francs. I was just stunned. It looked to us as though he had 56 June Rose became a precocious student in Salt Lake City where she fin- ished high school in only three years. She attended the University of Utah, mar- ried Kyle Lyon, and moved to Littlefield, Arizona, and then Parker, Idaho, where she and her husband were school teachers before June was awarded a scholarship to pursue further studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Her major interests were music, jewelry making, writing, and collecting her father's work. Today June Rose Harwood Lyon Spring lives in retirement with her second hus- band, Frank Spring, in Minden, Nevada. Harwood interview 23 August 1982; Snh Lake Tribune, 7 October 1981. 57 Harwood often used his children as models, Willard is seen in The Yozq Mechnnic, Boy WhittIer, Pioneer Boy, and others, and Ruth appears in Blowing Sorrp Bubbles, My Pet, Mother's Little Helper, etc. The Young Mechnnic is an academically detailed view of a boy busy in a darkened interior at a work- bench located beside a sun-flooded window on the left. The window is used as the light source responsible for a sharp contrast of values over and through many forms that obviously constitute the artist's major interest in this instance. 64
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Source A Basket of Chips: An Autobiography
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327544
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj/327544