Talk:Mary Blair

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High traffic

On October 21, 2011, Mary Blair was linked from Google, a high-traffic website. (See visitor traffic)

Her Children[edit]

Mary’s passion for painting children began at home, with her own two sons – Donovan, born in 1947 and Kevin, born three years later in 1950. Along with her cousins John Mayer, Dolly Parton, and Poncho Garcia.— Preceding unsigned comment added by 80.248.10.215 (talk) 07:28, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

a little more balance[edit]

This article is hugely overbalanced for Blair's disney contributions. These were great, yes, but she is quite notable outside of her Disney work as well. I'll try to add some non-Disney content over the next few months. --Lquilter (talk) 16:34, 27 February 2008 (UTC)

Picture needed[edit]

Since Google is having a tribute to Mary Blair and this page is getting a lot more traffic I think someone should add a photo of Mary here. I just made this account just to do that but it turns out I can't upload any images yet. So I thought maybe someone else could do this? I found a nice photo at http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Vwyj42CwnOw/TexxJJ_tOmI/AAAAAAAAARM/dPmr4e__pIA/s1600/Mary+Blair+01.jpg although I didn't check for any copyrights. Cheers! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Yoshiyahu1 (talkcontribs) 21:30, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

Art needed[edit]

It would be good if a few of Mary's art pieces could be added to the article by someone who is qualified to know. I can't say I have that knowledge. (Johnswolter (talk) 17:29, 21 October 2011 (UTC))

Vandalism[edit]

There is a persistent vandal who dont stop to change the article... the ip is 212.174.54.50 --Ncasolajimenez (talk) 23:21, 20 October 2011 (UTC)

More vandalism, of the form 'Make a blog post, add it to an articles External links'. The link is titled 'Mary Blair – The Art Cartoon Modern', edit is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mary_Blair&action=historysubmit&diff=456585132&oldid=456584050 Amusingly, the article is mostly a copy-and-paste of the wikipedia article. Anyone care to remove it? Article is locked, so it won't be me. --131.217.20.18 (talk) 05:09, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Now that the article is locked, can't fix the typo: "A doodle was created by Googlee on Friday, 21 October 2011..." --96.236.72.144 (talk) 06:43, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

According to IMDB's database and Wikipedia's article on her brother-in-law, Preston Blair. Preston Blair was born in 1908 and died in 1995, not as reported in this article, born in 1918 and dying in 1994. This statement, "She was the sister-in-law of animator Preston Blair (1918–1994)." needs to be further fact-checked or the dates of Preston Blair's birth and death need to be deleted from this Wikipedia page for probable inaccuracy.74.124.160.207 (talk) 11:47, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Google doodle[edit]

Get that Google crap out of there. Only relevant for one day. — Preceding unsigned comment added by JustinStew (talkcontribs) 12:52, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

I often use the Google crap to promote the article by posting on my Facebook profile (wall), since there is no such thing as bad publicity. Gordo (talk) 17:14, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

Edit request from , 21 October 2011[edit]

I have no knowledge of this person, but this is an inconsistency in Wikipedia - Please change the birth year of Preston Blair in this article on Mary Blair, because the Preston Blair page lists his birth year as 1908, not 1918:

FROM: ...Preston Blair (1918–1994).

TO: ...Preston Blair (1908–1994).

Fixed, thank you.Zidanie5 (talk) 17:17, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

198.160.96.7 (talk) 15:20, 21 October 2011 (UTC)

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