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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 154
Description A Basket of Chips ing, hunting, and fishing.`" But our greatest happiness has been during the other three seasons in our home and garden in Salt Lake City. My wife introduced me to the beauty and joy of sleeping and eating in the garden. I built a fenced enclosure for our bed (and one for Lark), open to the sky, covered with wild cucumber and grape vines. A humming bird raised its family in it. Bluebirds nested nearby. I have always reveled in the out-of-doors, but now I know what it means to habitually sleep under the night sky. In case of rain, I treated a large canvas to make it waterproof. This rolls over the top in an instant. The fragrance of the night flowers, the awakening in the subtle colors of the dawn, the more intimate life of the birds, has deepened the thrill of life. We know that we are moving through Paradise. We savor each day. Ione is as much a recluse as I am. It could not be otherwise for us to be the companions we are, living for each other, and for our fam- ily. Now with the addition of our son, I know life is becoming ever more rounded and complete. My large oil, "Old Olive Mill" was accepted by the Spring Salon in 1930. I had the honor and pleasure of taking Ione to the Vernisrs)age. "Through Arch of Stone" (1939 and "Pio- neer Barn" (1732) were also well hung in the Salon? I resigned my position as Head of the Art Department at the University of Utah in 173 1.17 Since then I have been able to 15 This was in the winter of 1932. 16 According to lone Harwood, during the next ten years, her husband's painting, drawing, and color printmaking "became recognized not only at home but in the art museums of Europe. `Old Olive Mill' (1930) `Through Arch of Stone' (1931), `Pioneer Barn' (1932), `Luxembourg Fountain' (1938), and `Vineyards of Italy' ( 1939, . . . were among those exhibited in the salon. `Where the Blackbirds Nest' and `Boats of Lake Garda,' two large color etchings, were exhibited at the American Color Print Society, Philadelphia, 1940. His etchings and colored drawings were also shown at the National Arts Club, and at the Printmakers Society of California. His work was chosen for the `Fifty Color Prints of the Year,' Brooklyn Museum, 1939." Harwood, "National Cyclo- pedia," 5. 17 At this time Harwood was seventy-one years old.
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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 327634
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zs2vsj/327634