Pen Tag

  • Object Blog: Drawing (Tejanos del Siglo XVIII)

    Object Blog: Drawing (Tejanos del Siglo XVIII)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This is a pen and ink drawing entitled “Tejanos del Siglo XVIII” by artist J. Cisneros, commissioned by the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures. The Spanish presence in Texas has a long history. Originally, Spanish emissaries ran Texas as part [...]

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  • Object: Drawing (Mary Crownover Rabb Churning)

    Object: Drawing (Mary Crownover Rabb Churning)

    Oct 01, 2018

    This object is a pen and ink drawing titled “Mary Crownover Rabb Churning” by Michael Waters. Mary Crownover Rabb wrote one of the first accounts of early life on the Texas frontier. Mary penned her story of life on the [...]

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  • Object: Print (Buz Sawyer Print)

    Object: Print (Buz Sawyer Print)

    Oct 01, 2018

    Art played a significant role during World War II; it was used in the United States to bring people together against a common enemy and to show Americans what they were fighting for. Posters, comics and advertisements once used to [...]

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  • Pen and ink drawing of Oveta Culp Hobby

    Pen and ink drawing of Oveta Culp Hobby

    Sep 25, 2018

    This is a pen and ink drawing of Oveta Culp Hobby by Jack “Herc” Ficklen (1911-1980) of the Dallas News. Jack was a political cartoonist for the paper, working at the Dallas News beginning in the 1930s. He left the [...]

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  • Object: Drawing (Untitled Drawing of John Connally)

    Object: Drawing (Untitled Drawing of John Connally)

    Sep 25, 2018

    This pen and ink portrait by artist Michael Waters, from 1979, is of politician John Connally. He was Texas’s governor from 1963-1969, served as Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and Secretary of the Treasury for President [...]

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