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Finding Aid for the Barry Moser Gold Rush Wood Engraving Blocks, ca. 1985
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Description
Barry Moser (b.1940) is a graphic artist and printmaker. He has illustrated several books, including Chelmaxions (1977), Song of songs (1977), Moby Dick (1978), The divine comedy of Dante, Inferno (1980), and Alice's adventures in wonderland (1982). The collection consists of 25 wood engraving blocks by Moser for The Gold Rush (1985).
Background
Moser was born on October 15, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee; became a graphic artist and printmaker; attended Auburn University; studied with George Cress at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and with Leonard Baskin and Jack Coughlin; head of studio art, Williston Northampton School (1967-82), and beginning in 1990, with the Rhode Island School of Design; exhibited in one-man shows at the Berkshire Museum (1973) and the Boston Athenaeum (1976); also exhibited at the Los Angeles National Print Show (1974) and the Library of Congress National Print Exhibit (1975-76); worked in ink and wood; member, American Printing History Association, and winner of American Book Award; illustrated several books, including Chelmaxions (1977), Song of songs (1977), Thistles & thorns (1977), Moby Dick (1978), The divine comedy of Dante, Inferno (1980), Alice's adventures in wonderland (1982), and Through the looking glass (1983).
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box (.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.