Archives of American Art

The graven images of New England : 1653-1800 /by Allen Ludwig

Collection ID:
Ludwig, Allan I.
Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
(10 v. on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes one volume of text on the sculptural iconoclasm of New England gravestones, and nine volumes of photographs (ca. 500) of gravestones.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Historian and photographer, born 1933, Yonkers, N.Y. Studied at Yale University, BFA'56, MA'60, Bollingen fellow '60-63, PhD'64. His GRAVEN IMAGES OF NEW ENGLAND was published in 1966 and again in 1975 by Weslyan University Press. Works in platinum printing and silver gelatin printing.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel D74 (frames 1-690) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donors, Dr. and Mrs. Benjamin Weber, were the original sponsors of Ludwig's project to compile and publish his book.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tombstones Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New England -- Gravestones Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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