Leotta Marie Foreman botannical watercolor drawings, circa 1910-1914  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Foreman, Leotta Marie
Leotta Marie Foreman botannical watercolor drawings
circa 1910-1914 (inclusive)
206 drawings,1 photograph, and 1 handwritten note (1 box)
Collection Number
Botannical watercolor drawings of pacific northwest plants and landscapes
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Leotta Marie Foreman was born in California on March 2, 1895 to parents Bradley and Emma Foreman. As a child, she lived in Tacoma, Washington. While a student at the College of Science at the University of Washington, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She graduated in 1917. A talented pianist, Leotta also studied music at the Bush Conservatory of Music in Chicago, Illinois. Leotta married Erroll Rawson, a physician, in 1920 and continued living in the Seattle area until her death on November 8, 1984.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Botannical illustrations of plants and scenes from the Cascades in Washington. The drawings are watercolor. The botannical illustrations have the watercolor painting on the front with information on the back giving the plant name and the date of the drawing. Some have more detailed information about where it grows. Some of the drawings are of mountain scenery, lake views, and farmsteads. There is also one hand-colored photograph of Leotta Marie Foreman.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyrights unknown. Some restrictions might exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections for details.

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Container(s) Description
1/1-4 Series 1: Botanical Drawings
1/5 Series 2: Landscape Drawings
1/6 Series 3: Photo and Ephemera

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Botany--Cascades (Or. and Wash.)--Art
  • Landscapes--Cascades (Or. and Wash.)--Art
  • Personal Names :
  • Foreman, Leotta Marie--Archives
  • Foreman, Leotta Marie--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Watercolors (paintings)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)