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Creators:
National Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.).
William S. & Alfred Martien (Firm).
Dates:
between 1856 and 1880?
Size:
1 album, (176 cartes de visite photographic prints)
Collection ID:
SIL-AAPG.N40.P57
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

A collection of 176 cartes de visite or photographic portraits of various American, British, and European artists active during the second half of the 19th century, assembled by an unidentified previous owner and housed in a commercially-produced blank album.The photographs originate from a number of different photography studios, including Bayard & Bertall, Bingham, Matthew Brady, Carjat & Cie., H.G. DeBurlo, Disdéri, Franck, F. Joubert, McLean & Co., Mayer & Pierson, Ernst Milster, Nadar, Pier ...

Creators:
Gotkin, Marjorie, 1925-1999.
Gotkin, Jerry, 1936-
Gotkin Art Studio.
Dates:
1965-2007
Size:
1 item, 2 binders
Collection ID:
SIL-AAPG.XXXX-0007
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists of reproductions of paintings and photocopies of various documents: newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements and brochures, labels, correspondence, receipts, and contracts. Also includes biographical information and lists of exhibitions.

Creators:
Zilberg, Jonathan Leslie, 1961-
Dates:
1961-1967
Size:
24 art originals : + 1 essay (10 leaves ; 28 cm.) + 3 appendices (5, 2, [1] leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-AA.XXXX-0016
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Consists of 24 watercolors mounted in a "Croxley Drawing Book" album ([24] p., interleaved with tissue paper) with the hand-written identification: "Watercolour drawings by f-emale & m-ale African primary school children" on p. [1] of the cover; 1 print-out of essay (2010), Painted drawings by Rhodesian school children in the Smithsonian Institution, by Jonathan Zilberg; and 1 photocopy of a "Suggested press release" for a traveling exhibition of similar paintings that toured the U.S. under the ...

Creators:
Dreyfuss, Henry, 1904-1972
Dates:
1927-1972
Size:
130 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1972-88-332-4
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This material does not cover all clients and projects undertaken by Dreyfuss. This collection consists of theater design materials, industrial design materials, primarily, though not exclusively, from the 1950s and 60s, draft copies of his books, including extensive research files for the "Symbol Sourcebook," texts of lectures delivered by Dreyfuss, and biographical material. Included is Dreyfuss's Brown Book which provides an outline of his achievements. Photographs and slides of many of his de ...

Creators:
Deskey, Donald, 1894-
Dates:
1927-1989
Size:
75 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1975-11-77
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of ...

Creators:
Horwitt, (George) Nathan, 1889-1990.
Dates:
[193-]-[196-]
Size:
4 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-127-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Horwitt's major projects from the 1930s to the 1960s.Project files include drawings, sketches, blueprints, correspondence, patents, legal correspondence, clippings, financial reports, and advertisements for Horwitt's projects. Samples of logos and letterheads he designed are included as well. The most thorough documentation pertains to the Braquette, the Cyclometer, the Museum Watch, and the Beta Chair. Drawings, sketches, blueprints, and plans are boxed separately, mos ...

Creators:
Wallance, Don, 1909-1990
Dates:
1936-1990
Size:
6 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1991-81-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware ...

Creators:
Guermonprez, Trude, 1910-1976
Dates:
1950-1976
Size:
3 boxes
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1993-121-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This archive includes interesting documents related to Trude Guermonprez's life and work as a weaver. The archives are especially related to the designer's work for her major clients, like Holland America Line and Owens Corning Fiberglass; other pieces in this archive are related to Guermonprez's work for custom curtains made for major synagogues and her designs, interior fabrics, screens and rugs realized in conjunction with J.P. Oud, Architects Associated, New York; Eric Mendelsohn, Warren Cal ...

Creators:
Caldwell & Company.
Dates:
1894-[circa 1944]
Size:
56,000 photographs, Black and white photographs in albums
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1995-79-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection spans the years 1894-circa 1944 and contains approximately 56,000 black and white photographs. The photographs are mounted in 148 large (22"x18") and 93 small (12"x14") albums. About 5,000 are mounted individually. The images depict the full repertoire of Caldwell products. Since all of Caldwell's designs were custom made for each project, these photographs were used to illustrate all of the many designs for lighting they produced.

Creators:
Marimekko, Inc.
Dates:
1951-1979, bulk 1957-1979
Size:
8.5 cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal corres ...

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