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Strathmore Prize Awards


FIRST PRIZE
WATER COLOR

BY HI-LDA
BELCHER

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TRATHMORE WATER COLOR
CONTEST AWARDS

The Strathmore Water Color Prize Con-
test was instituted last October by the
Mittineague Paper Company, of Mittineague,
Mass., and closed January 31st of this year. Its
main object was to introduce their new Strathmore
Water Color Paper, which had just been placed
upon the market, and prizes aggregating $ 1,500 in
cash were offered as follows: $500 each for the
best water color and black and white drawing;
$150 each for the second best water color and black
and white, and $100 each for the third best in both
classes. There were practically no conditions in
the contest except that each picture submitted
must be upon one of the four numbers of the
Strathmore Water Color Paper. But one drawing
in each class could be submitted by the contestant.
The contest was extensively advertised in the art,
printing, advertising and general magazines, as
well as through folders distributed by the dealers
and bulletins placed in the art institutes and stores.

The judges were: Black and White Work—Orson
I,owell, Lucius W. Hitchcock, H. A. Thompson,
Art Editor Saturday Evening Post; J. G. Sommer,
Art Editor Collier’s Weekly; Edward Penfield,
Thomas Fogarty. Water Colors—Frank X. Leyen-
decker, F. Luis Mora, Arthur W. Dow, Fine Arts,
Columbia University; William Martin Johnson,
Art Editor The Delineator; J. H. Chapin, Art Edi-
tor Scribner’s Magazine, and Albert Sterner.
When the contest closed 694 pictures had been
submitted from all over the United States and
many foreign countries. The awards were made
as follows:
Water Colors : First Prize, $500, Miss Plilda
Belcher, 153 East Sixty-second Street, New York;
Second Prize, $150, Guernsey Moore, 5927 Wayne
Avenue, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa.; Third
Prize, $100, Karl Hassman, 669 Lexington Avenue,
New York. Honorary Mention: Ross Turner,
Salem, Mass.; Mary Langtry, Brooklyn, N. Y.;


FIRST PRIZE BY H. C. WALL
WASH

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