David Call linocut

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archives

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Collection Overview
Biographical Information for David Call
Scope and Content
Subject Headings
Information for Researchers
Administrative Information

Collection Overview (Collapse)

David Call artwork
Call, David
Inclusive Date(s)
The collection consists of artwork by David Call, including a hand carved linocut black block print titled Breakthrough and a multicolored prismacolor drawing titled  The Great Convergence. The linocut depicts Abbé L'Epée and two butterflies (two sisters) using sign language to communicate. The drawing depicts two sailboats on the sea intersecting to form a butterfly.
2.38 Linear feet (no container)
Dimensions note
24"x 18" linocut print. 30 x 23 cm drawing.
Circulation Services area on 1st floor of The Wallace Center.
RIT Archive Collections
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York, 14623
(585) 475-2557

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Biographical Information for David Call (Collapse)

David Call is a deaf artist who primarily works in block cut prints. He teaches art at the California School for the Deaf and is part of the De'Via Art movement.

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Scope and Content (Collapse)

The collection contains one linocut print and one multi-colored prismacolor drawing by deaf artist David Call.

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Arrangement (Collapse)

Collection contains three pieces located in various places.

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Subject Headings (Collapse)

Personal Name(s)

  • Call, David

Corporate Name(s)

  • Deaf View Image Art. De'VIA.


  • Deaf -- Education -- Pictorial works
  • Deaf -- Means of communication
  • Deaf artists
  • Deaf culture
  • Teachers of the deaf


  • Linocuts (prints)

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Information for Researchers (Collapse)

RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

David Call artwork, RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive

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Collection ID


Accession Information

Accession number(s): 2012:0682016:054

Beacon of Hope one donated by David Call. Accession number(s): 2016:022

Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Joan Naturale, NTID librarian for The Wallace Library.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in June 2014.

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