Pencil drawing, undated
Scope and Contents
This is a pencil drawing of seven children with various disabilites. Some of the children are drawn with animals.
- Creation: undated
- Perske, Martha (Artist, Person)
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Martha Perske is a self-taught illustrator who produces pencil drawings of people with disabilities. Martha Perske's work has been recognized by most of the major disability organizations in the Western world. She illustrated major reports on mental retardation for Presidents Nixon and Carter, designed the International Year of Disabled Persons commemorative stamp, and drew the persons with disabilities for Marlo Thomas's “Free to Be a Family.” She was commissioned to present an autographed drawing to Diana, Princess of Wales, and she drew the illustration for an attitude-change campaign jointly sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and the Arc of the United States.
From the Collection: 33.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English