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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 43, December 5, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 43, December 5, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

     Dec 5, 1917 -

     I wandered between the Baptist + Presbyterian Church wanting to hear the bells ring – I ran back to one to late – the other I arrived at in time to hear the last ponderous beats – the whole tower seemed to vibrate with a dull roar afterwards, dying slowly + with a growl –

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives