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biography of Edna Leonhardt ACKER (1904-?)

Birth place: Philadelphia, PA

Addresses: Philadelphia, PA

Profession: Designer, educator, painter, lecturer

Studied: Phila. Sch. Des. for Women; Royal Acad., Victoria & Albert, London, with Prof. Butterfield; Louvre Forney, Paris, France, with Prof. Trulong, and in Germany and Italy.

Exhibited: Chicago, Los Angeles, Arizona, New Mexico, Philadelphia. Awards: P.A.B. Widner European Fellowship; La France, Fox, Royle, Lewis, Page and Cohan prizes.

Member: Phila. A. All.

Comments: Specialty: styling textiles, Jacquard fabrics. Position: des., Moss Rose Mfg. Co.; Brooks Brothers; pres. & dir., Leonhardt Textile Studios; prof. a., Moore Inst. A., Science & Industry, Philadelphia, PA.


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