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More Than Words: Illustrated Letters From The Smithsonian's Archive of American Art Hardcover – December 27, 2005

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The correspondence provides an intimate view of the artists' social world. -- American Craft, Apr-May 2006

The witty warm missives in MORE THAN WORDS make one wonder if personal correspondence is in danger of dying today. -- Smithsonian Magazine, October, 2005

These doodles show artists--some well-known, others more obscure--being relaxed and goofy...a testament to family ties and friendship. -- Newsday, Dec 11, 2005

Today, when illustrating a communication...is adding smiley-face emoticons to instant messages...this arrives like a letter from long-lost friend. -- Wall Street Journal, 1/21/2006

About the Author

Liza Kirwin is the curator of manuscripts at the Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Art.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton Archit.Press; 1 edition (December 27, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1568985231
  • ISBN-13: 978-1568985237
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 1.1 x 10.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #746,285 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Anja Ibsen on July 18, 2013
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This is a rare book with a rare and facinating subject. Beautifully edited, facinating insights into the letterwriters lifes, attitudes and personalities. This gem of a book will give you many fun and touching moments. And give you much food for tought ...
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Beautiful and inspiring. This book makes me never want to text again. I bought this book for my sister after she admired mine. She was thrilled!
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By J. Williams on August 23, 2015
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E-mails will never have the feeling captured in these letters
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Susan N. Donaldson on April 16, 2015
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