Paul Duboslard Postcards, 5/18/22

Paul Duboslard Postcards, 5/18/22


“Paul Duboslard Postcards”

Speaker: John Brewer
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 7:30 p.m.
Where: This event was broadcast on Zoom, then uploaded to our Digital Archive

In the 1940s–50s, Paul Dubosclard (artist) and Margaret Sheehan (publisher) created Silkscreened Postcards of Topanga and the surrounding towns. John Brewer, an art collector in Colorado, will speak about his recent work to catalog every image and research these forgotten characters. He learned that Paul, a French immigrant, was shot in WWI, sent to a German prison camp, and became rich as an airplane engineer for the US military. Paul and his lover Edith Feeney, a woman half his age, moved to Topanga with her sister Margaret, who sometimes gets all the credit for the postcards.

Further Reading:
“The Mystery of Artist Paul Dubosclard” by John Brewer
The Canyon Chronicle, 5/13/22

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Posted on: April 24, 2022Topanga Historical Society