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Guide to the Roselaine Boylan student work

Collection Overview

Kellen Design Archives
Boylan, Roselaine
Roselaine Boylan student work, circa 1929-1930
0.2 linear ft: 5 illustrations
Advertising illustrations by Roselaine Boylan completed as a student at the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (now, Parsons The New School for Design). Boylan studied in the Graphic Advertising and Illustration Department in 1929-1930.

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Biographical note

Roselaine Boylan Carpenter studied in the Graphic Advertising and Illustration Department of the New York School of Fine and Applied Art (now, Parsons The New School for Design) around 1929-1930.

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Scope and Contents of Collection

The collection is comprised of five student assignments possibly executed for a third year advertising design class. The assignments consist of illustrated advertising displays for the Grayline Tours bus company, Jell-O, Bloomingdale's department store, and Lord & Taylor. Artwork is executed in tempera and watercolor.

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Administrative Information

Collection guide written by Bernadette Vitale in 2010; initial processing was completed in 2007 by Anne Kumer.

Publication Information

Kellen Design Archives August 11, 2010

66 5th Ave./
lobby level/
New York, NY, 10011

Use Restrictions

To publish images of material from this collection, permission must be obtained in writing from the Kellen Design Archives. Please contact: archivist@newschool.edu.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated by Kevin Carpenter, 1997.

External Support

The processing of this collection was supported in part by a grant from the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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Related Materials

Researchers may wish to consult the Kellen Design Archives’ additional holdings of student work.

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Keywords for Searching Related Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

  • New York School of Fine and Applied Art.


  • Drawings.
  • Student projects.


  • Advertising layout and typography.
  • Commercial art -- United States -- 20th century.
  • Graphic design -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century.

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Collection Inventory

Title Box Folder
Student work  k_1 2
k_OSxx-1 1

Collection guide Last Updated: 08/30/2012

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