That Red Head Gal : Fashions Adn Designs of Gordon Conway 1916 to 1936 [American Institute of Architects Foundation Exhibition Catalog, Retrospective of Conway's Work, History, Biography, Illustrated, 1980]

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Published by American Institute of Architects Foundation Inc 1980 / Garamond Pridemark Press, Interior Clean and Unmarked, 1980
Condition: Good Clean Cond. Soft cover

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Paperback : soft cover edition in good plus condition, a typical used book with slight wear to edges and spine. Some minor bumping or creases. Overall good / nice copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading on the subject. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand for yourself. Or would make an ideal gift for the fan / reader in your life. Reading is one of the great pleasures in life. CONWAY, GORDON (18941956). Gordon Conway, artist, only child of John Catlett and Tommie (Johnson) Conway, was born at Cleburne, Texas, on December 18, 1894. Her father descended from colonial and revolutionary era patriots in Tidewater Virginia that included a collateral ancestral line from the mother of President James Madison. After the Civil War he moved to Texas, where he succeeded in business, became an active Episcopal layman, and served as mayor of Cleburne. Around 1900 the family moved to Dallas, where he expanded his chain of lumberyards, established lumber firms in Dallas and Fort Worth, and became a well-known civic and social leader before his death in 1906. His daughter, Gordon, the last of the family line, had no children from a seven-year marriage to businessman Blake Ozias that ended in divorce in France in 1927. Gordon Conway's mother also descended from early American leaders, including the Samuel Adams family of Massachusetts and Joseph Johnson, the first Virginia governor elected by a vote of the people. One Johnson line later moved to Texas and settled in Whitesboro, Paris, and Cleburne. Tommie Johnson Conway established the pattern of a glamorous, nomadic lifestyle that included sporadic educational efforts for Gordon at the National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C., a Lausanne girls' school, and brief art lessons in Rome. She was a champion of her daughter's career and her lifelong companion. Slight gutter crack on pages 24-25. Size: Artist Biography / art Works / Art History Catalog. Bookseller Inventory # 5030552

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Title: That Red Head Gal : Fashions Adn Designs of ...

Publisher: American Institute of Architects Foundation Inc 1980 / Garamond Pridemark Press, Interior Clean and Unmarked

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Soft Cover / Pictorial Binding

Illustrator: Both Color and b/w Illustrations

Book Condition:Good Clean Cond.

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Book Type: Illustration / Exhibition

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