Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Two etchings of Homewood Museum (Homewood House) and one of Baltimore's Washington Monument, created by Don Swann. The Homewood Museum etchings date to 1931 and 1932. The Washington Monument etching dates to 1945.
Don Swann, Jr. is a graduate of Princeton University in Art and Archaeology, attended the Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University and studied with his father for four years. He has completed almost three dozen etchings of his own. He will carry on the organization of the Ethcrafters Art Guild which was founded by his father. This collection includes a limited edition, signed etching of MIlton S. Eisenhower Library, created by Don Swann, Jr. after 1974.
Copied from information provided by donor: Etching made by Susan Walton Kemp (1918 - 2002) for her fiance Joseph Burnham Gray (1915-1998) who was a chemical engineering graduate student at Johns Hopkins, completing his PhD in June 1941. Although he did not invent Lyrica (spandex), he helped develop the mixing process for it while working for DuPont.
Processing note: The Gas Engineering Building later became the office of the Johns Hopkins University News-letter.