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Painting from Jonestown, Guyana

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS -3682
Painting of the sun, painted on wood by an anonymous member of Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana, between 1974 and 1978.

Dates

  • circa 1974-1978

Physical Description

Painting measures 13 x 14 centimenters.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The California Historical Society (CHS) is the lawful owner of Peoples Temple documents and photographs, by orders of the California Superior Court and of the Guyana High Court. CHS is unaware of any other copyrights or other rights associated with this material. Reproduction or publication of materials in this collection beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of CHS. Please contact rights@calhist.org.

Extent

1 box (1 item in 1 box)

Overview

Painting of the sun, painted on wood by an anonymous member of Peoples Temple in Jonestown, Guyana, between 1974 and 1978.

Custodial History

The painting was given to the donor's mother by a United States crewman at the Pegasus Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1978.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Nick McCrea, 2019.

Physical Description

Painting measures 13 x 14 centimenters.

General

"Peoples Temple Agricultural Project, Jonestown, Guyana" written on back.
Title
Painting from Jonestown, Guyana
Status
completed
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the California Historical Society Repository

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