Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's sculptor's studio in Paris, 1911

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-52
Creators:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857
Dates:
1911
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
24 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs documenting Herbert Ward's studio, collection of African artifacts, and bronze sculptures of African subjects. The photographs are in an album titled "L'atelier de Herbert Ward, Paris," with the inscription "To Thomas Nelson Paye with Herbert's love. Paris, 1911."

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Harry C. Ellis was an American photographer in Paris (circa 1898-1927) who worked under the moniker "American Flashlight Photographer." Some of his photographs were commissioned by the National Geographic Society, and many depict artists of the time, including Auguste Rodin and Loie Fuller.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 75-52

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 75-52, Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's sculptor's studio in Paris, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Ward's collection of bronzes and artifacts, depicted in the photographs in this collection, can be found in the Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, in accession 067312.
Location of Other Archival Materials
A pamphlet on the Herbert Ward African Collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives reference files.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional Ellis photographs of Ward's studio can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4 (under H.C. Ellis).
Location of Other Archival Materials
Ward's drawings, made during the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 1999-23.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs possibly donated by Sarita Ward to Department of Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution, with Ward's African collection. Transferred to National Anthropological Archives, 1975.

Keywords
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Artists' studios Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Africa -- Art Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/