Wood blocks (printing blocks)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 523
Scope and Content This collection contains the records of the Ann Baumann Trust, which was created by Ann Baumann, daughter of New Mexico artist Gustave Baumann, in order to promote Baumann’s artistic legacy and preserve his archival materials. The collection consists primarily of Gustave Baumann’s archival records, including his business and personal correspondence, personal documents, financial records, records of woodcut printing methods, and correspondence and reports related to Baumann’s work with the WPA....
Dates: 1799-2020; Majority of material found in 1904-1971
Abstract The collection, formerly called the Laughing Horse collection, contains nearly 200 printing blocks, mostly wood. Many of the blocks were associated with Willard “Spud" Johnson’s Taos, N.M. publications. Prints from the blocks are also included in the collection, including a set of art prints from selected blocks, printed by Jane Abrams.
Dates: circa 1924-1982; Majority of material found in 1924-1952, 1982