Earl Layman painting & illustration collection, 1929-1993 PDF
- Layman, Earl D
- Earl Layman painting & illustration collection
- 1929-1993 (inclusive)19291993
- approximately 90 watercolor paintings & illustrations, 5 photographs, sketchbooks, schoolwork & miscellaneous ephemera (4 boxes )
- Collection Number
- Watercolor paintings, illustrations, sketches and notes from Earl D. Layman
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Access restricted: For terms of access, contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Earl Drais Layman (1916-2001) was educated in social science, architecture, painting, and history at the University of Oregon and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Fountainbleau, France. He was an instructor in architectural history, design and art at Auburn and Kansas State Universities. In 1968 he was hired by the Seattle Design Commission. In his years of service to the city, he was instrumental in creating and protecting many historic districts of Seattle. He was the first Historic Preservation Officer of the city from 1975 to 1982.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Watercolor paintings, pen & ink sketches & illustrations, personal sketchbooks, school assignments, some photographs & personal ephemera; bulk of material signed & dated or otherwise attributed to Laymen, with a few paintings/illustrations attributed to acquaintances of the artist.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Small paintings and sketches
Illustrations, watercolor paintings of cathedrals, churches, landscapes, and architecture. School work and photographs of downtown Seattle and Earl D. Layman.
Watercolor paintings of landscapes, architecture, still-life, and religious buildings. Also include sketches and notes, illustrations, and a photograph of a house.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)