Tag Archives: G. William Patten

A DIY Encyclopedia: G. William Patten’s iconography and symbolism notes

If you are on the hunt for a DIY encyclopedia, look no further than Glancy William Patten’s personal papers. G. William Patten, a local Boston artist, kept meticulous notes about symbolism and meaning ranging from animals to persons to flags … Continue reading

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Art, Identity, and Symbolism in Tarot Cards

Boston College Libraries supports faculty teaching and student learning in a variety of ways that can go far beyond a paper assignment.┬áThe Burns Library Instruction Team has worked with Professor Jane Cassidy’s Introduction to Digital Art classes for several semesters … Continue reading

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Archives Diary: Meet G. William Patten

Parents everywhere can be found lecturing their children about the value of hard work and working your way up through an organization starting at the bottom. Now those parents have more ammo: local artist G. William Patten (1907-1986), whose success … Continue reading

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