Athos and Sara Menaboni Home Movies


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Collection Details

Collection Dates: 1950 – 1955
Scope and Content Note: Films documenting travel to Mexico, Barbados, Nassau, England, and home.
Biographical Note:

"Athos Menaboni (1895–1990) was an Italian-born artist who arrived in Georgia in the late 1920s. His early career focused primarily on corporate projects, including the creation of murals for clients in Atlanta, before he turned to painting birds from life, usually in pairs and in their natural habitats. Today Menaboni is best known for his numerous paintings of more than 150 different species of birds native to the Atlanta region."

For more information, see the article Athos Menaboni at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Extent: 7 items (1 16mm film and 6 8mm films)
Provenance: Sara and Athos Menaboni collection, ms3134, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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