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Frederick Oakes Sylvester

Publication Details

Frederick Oakes Sylvester
by Edwin G. WalkerISBN 978-0-9787441-0-6
paperback • © 2004
26 pages (8.5” X 11”)
$20.00 plus $2.50 postage

The pieces for the catalog and exhibit were loaned to Millikin University for the 2004 Moore Lecture Series by three members of the Morrissey family.

Frederick Oakes Sylvester by Edwin G. Walker. (Decatur, IL.: Bronze Man Books, 2004). 26 pages, 5.5 x 11 inches, perfect bound. ISBN978-0-9787441-0-6. $20.00 and $2.50 postage from the publisher at <> or by mail from: Bronze Man Books, Millikin University, 1184 W. Main, Decatur, IL 62522.


Living in a world of beauty and lifting the receptive to a better comprehension of its treasures was the life work of Frederick Oakes Sylvester (1869-1915). This exhibition catalog represents premium examples of the art he created throughout his life.

About the Author

Ed Walker is the Chair of the Millikin Art Department and Director of the Birks Museum. He has been the curator for several major exhibits on campus. He strives to coordinate the effort to produce catalogs to accompany installations and utilizes students, alumni, and friends of the university to successfully combine his skills in print design, exhibition design, scholarship and research.

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