Black sketchbook: [from Olive Wong, 1984-1988]

Placeholder Show Content


Sketches depict landscapes in China, and include tropical beaches, karst mountains, rock formations, sketches of trees and branch limbs, crabs, and birds. Provenance includes: Image 1, label on front cover, pH Neutral Drawing Paper; Image 3, handwritten notation dated 6/10/84 from Olive Wong; Image 10 drawing of rocky landscapes, titled Shilin- Stone Forest; Image 40, chinese characters transliterated to Luhuitou, Sanya and dated 12/20-12/27/84; Image 48 dated 1/22/88 and marked with yellow post-it note; Image 209, handwritten notes on Emperor of Qin, Qin Shi Huangdi and the terra-cotta army. See also:


Type of resource mixed material
Form Sketchbooks
Extent 1 bound volume, 15.24 x 10.16 cm
Date created [ca. June 10, 1984 - 1988-01-22]
Language English; Chinese
Digital origin reformatted digital


Creator Bing, Bernice, 1936-1998


Subject Wong, Olive
Subject Asian American artists
Subject Asian American women artists
Subject Artists
Subject Lesbian artists
Subject Chinese American artists
Subject African American women
Subject China > Description and travel
Subject Landscapes
Genre Sketchbooks
Genre Art
Genre Calligraphy (process)
Genre Pen and ink drawings

Bibliographic information

Note Untitled bound black sketchbook, consisting of 34 pen-and-ink illustrations (some double-paged), and 8 pages of handwritten notes including some in Chinese calligraphy writing.
Note Digitized from original by Stanford Libraries.
Source ID sul:M2651_b01_f02
Location M2651
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Access conditions

Use and reproduction
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, their heir(s) or assigns. When required, it is the researcher's responsibility to obtain such permissions.
Materials may be subject to copyright.


Also listed in

Loading usage metrics...