Gnomes--Drawing; Sketching; Doodles
A drawing of two gnomes by W. Joseph Carr. One gnome faces forward while the other is drawn in profile. The gnomes are dressed in a top hat, curly shoes and a coat with large buttons. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked for the Heywood-Wakefield Company as a furniture designer from 1936 till the company closed its doors in 1979. He also did freelance furniture designs for a variety of furniture companies including S. Bent & Brothers, Inc.
Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
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Is part of the W. Joseph Carr Collection, LaChance Library, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, http://www.mwcc.edu/Html/Library/index.html. For further information, see the Greater Gardner Furniture History Documentary Project website, http://www.mwcc.edu/gardnerfurniture/default.html.
Carr, William Joseph, 1910-1999, “Two gnomes,” Digital Commonwealth , accessed December 5, 2013, http://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/items/show/845.