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Sid Boyum with Sculpture

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Description: Sid Boyum playfully poking his head out from behind a sculpture of a woman's torso.
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Paint Palette with Sid Portrait

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Description: Mixed media advertisement of a hand-drawn painter's palette with brushes and swatches of paint against a black background, with the text: "Sid Boyum Graphi...
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Sid Boyum Directing Video

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Description: Sid Boyum, at right in the director's chair, and a Gisholt executive on the left. They are sitting while working on a Gisholt film.
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Sid Boyum Working on Painting

Date: 1962
Description: Sid Boyum, standing in his backyard, painting a landscape depicting Little Fork River in northwest Minnesota.
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Portrait of Young Sid with U.S. Flags

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Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of a young Sid Boyum holding two U.S. Flags.
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Sid Boyum Painting a Mural

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Description: Sid Boyum painting a Works Progress Administration (WPA) mural of a toy shop. The 1940 census lists Sid as an artist/government worker for the Toy Loan Pro...
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Walt Handford Retirement Party

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Description: Sid Boyum presenting Walt Handford of Gisholt Machine Company with a signed piece of artwork at Walt's retirement party.
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Gisholt Commercial Art

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Description: Sid Boyum airbrushed photograph of a baby bottle in an electric bottle warmer.
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Coffmans Posing Behind Cutouts

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Description: Carl Coffman and his mother, Evelyn B. Coffman, posing behind caricatures of a coach and a UW football player. Sid Boyum was the artist who painted the cut...
Print

"Did You Have the Right to Pick Your Own Parents"

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Description: Two-fold, printed card. Humorous front text reads, "Did you have the right to pick your own parents?" and is signed: "Sid Boyum."
Poster

A Poem of Sid Boyum 1913-1991

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Description: A poem expressing Sid's passionate attitude towards his life, nature and art with a drawing of a fish at the bottom. This probably served as Sid's memorial...
Painting

Portrait of Sid Boyum

Date: 1966
Description: Head and shoulders watercolor portrait of Sid Boyum, in profile. He is wearing a red winter hat with white pom-pom and black brim, and has his signature ci...
Drawing

Be One or Buy One!

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Description: Portrait of a drunk man with a large, red veiny nose and half-closed eyes. Text reads: "Be One or Buy One!" Signed "Sid Boyum."
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Steve and Two Children Playing Flutophones

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Description: Steve, Sid Boyum's son, and two other children, playing the flutophones, standing together on a stage.
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Portrait of Young Sid and Bernice Boyum

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Sid (right) and his younger sister, Bernice (left).
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Tea Garden Card with Sid Boyum in Costume

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Description: Christmas card by Sid of himself standing in his backyard in the tea garden. Boyum, in grey kimono and straw conical hat and holding a small wooden keg, is...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Sid Boyum: Eccentric in Paradise

Date: April 09 1979
Description: View of Sid Boyum sitting in his living room at 237 Waubesa Street. He is sitting on a couch and holding a jug previously used for vinegar, which he sculpt...
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Sid Sitting on Couch Reading

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Description: Sid sitting on the couch in his living room.
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Gisholt Machine Company Treasurer with Sid Boyum Art

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Description: The Gisholt Machine Company treasurer is standing and displaying a Sid Boyum drawing on top of a desk. The drawing was created for the treasurer in celebra...
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Sid Sitting in Living Room

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Description: Sid sitting on a couch reading a book in his living room amidst Asian furnishings and objects.

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