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Three Shepherds Print

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Walsh, Davitt
Title: Three Shepherds Print
Inclusive Dates: circa 1930
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: A single print depicting three shepherds observing an airplane in the sky.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nothing is known of the artist, possibly named Davitt Walsh, or Dewitt Walsh. This is possibly H. Davitt Walsh, an artist referenced in The Nation, vol. CVII, No. 2788 (New York: December 7, 1918), p. 712, or H. Dewitt Walsh, artist of "They Give Their Lives," a World War I poster. H. Davitt Walsh and H. Dewitt Walsh are posibly variant spellings of the name of a single person.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Three Shepherds Print is a single item, a print showing three shepherds gazing upon a passing two-engine airplane, of apparently 1930s vintage.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Walsh, Davitt.


Airplanes -- Pictorial works.
Shepherds -- Pictorial works.

Genres and Forms

Prints (visual works)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Three Shepherds Print,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


Finding Aid Information

Created by: DSA
Date: 05 Jun 2019
Revision history:

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SC 853 Untitled print circa 1930 - Signature "W.–" in corner, with handwritten signature in pencil possibly reading "Davitt Walsh" below.

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