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The Victor Ambrus
Collection contains illustrative production material from one title published
in 1969, including a pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof paste-up and a
proof paste-up dummy.
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The Mystery of Stonehenge, 1969
August 19, 1935, in Hungary's capital city, Budapest, Victor Gtozo
Ambrus was born to Gtozo and Iren Ambrus. He began his early education in
Hungary and for three years was enrolled in the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts.
Migrating west, Ambrus then studied at the Royal College of Art in London where
he received his diploma and ARCA in 1959, just one year after his marriage to
another illustrator, Glenys R. Chapman. Ambrus spent his professional career as
an artist and designer, author and illustrator of children's books, receiving a
Kate Greenaway Gold Medal of Library Association of Great Britain in 1964 for
Three Poor Tailors
Biographical source: Something About the
Author . Volume 1, 1971.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The Victor Ambrus Collection contains illustrative production material
from one title written by Franklyn Mansfield Branley, published in 1969,
including a pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof paste-up and a proof
- The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog
of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about
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The Mystery of Stonehenge 1969
Note Branley, Franklyn Mansfield
New York: Crowell, 1969
Box MC 1350
pencil illustrator's dummy with text proof
(32 p.) Box MC 1350
proof paste-up dummy
(12 p.) Box MC 1350