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Colin Vonn Bootman Illustration Collection

Identifier: aarl-26-2006

Scope and Contents

The Colin Vonn Bootman collection consists of the illustrations created by Bootman for works such as, "Don't Say Ain't" and "Almost Freedom."

These pieces are oil on canvas and vary in sizes between 8x10 and 16x20.


  • 2003

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is available for use only at the Auburn Avenue Research Library. There are no restrictions on research use of the collection, but permission must be obtained for reproduction of materials for which the Research Library does not hold copyright to research only for "Fair Use" as defined in the copright law (Title 17, United States Code). Also permission must be obtained to publish reproductions from materials for which the Research Library does hold copyright for one time use only.

Biographical / Historical

The Colin Vonn Bootman collection consists of the works of Bootman, an artist, who was born in Trinidad and trained in New York City. Bootman is most recognized for his illustration in children's literature, and he has received an illustrator honor from the Coretta Scott King Book Awards.

Bootman has written and illustrated his own children's books such as "The Steel Pan Man of Harlem" and "Fish for the Grand Lady."

Bootman teaches and presents throughout the US and has made his permanent studio in his home country of Trinidad.


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Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303