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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 45, December 7 - 9, 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 45, December 7 - 9, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

     Dec 7, 1917 -
    Yesterday a quiet dark snow day, this morning the first yellow dawn (sky low in east a rich newt O, snow roofs against it a brilliant blue -
             ______
                  Dec 9, 1917 –
    Last night in the clear afterglow the houses had a strange, evil look – a foreboding of something about to happen –
    This morning a blizzard from S.E. –
    The snow is a wild waving monster pawing down from the sky

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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