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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Goupil & Cie
Dates:
1892
Level:
item
Size:
7 Albumen prints (each mounted on board)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Seven albumen prints prints taken in 1892 by commission of Goupil Gallery director D.C. Thomson. The photographs were taken prior to the sale of 49 Prince's Gate, so furniture and porcelains have been removed. The prints were sent to Charles Freer by Goupil Gallery staff in 1902.

Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Dates:
1904
Level:
item
Size:
7 Prints (Collodion, each mounted on board)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Seven collodion prints prints taken by S.B. Bolon & Co. in 1904 by commission of Obach & Co., London. The photographs were taken as the present owner of 49 Prince's Gate sought to sell the room.

Photographs of the Peacock Room at 49 Prince's Gate, London

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Dates:
1908
Level:
file
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Twenty one photographic images depicting the Peacock Room in Freer's home in Detroit, take by George R. Swain in Spring of 1908. The collection contains 10 standard size prints; 4 mammoth plate prints; 7 original glass plate negatives. The photographs also display selections from Freer's own extensive ceramics collection.

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Bonfils, Félix, 1831-1885
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs depicting temples, roads, sculpture, and artwork in Egypt. Photographers and studios represented include Antonio Beato (1832-1906); Maison Bonfils (active 1867-early 20th century), and Zangaki Adelphoi (active 1870s-1890s).

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Dates:
undated
Level:
subseries
Size:
21 Items (photographic prints)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Twelve photographs depicting scenes and buildings in the Syrian city of Aleppo, likely acquired druing Freer's travel there in June of 1908. Nine additional prints depict the Byzantine and early Islamic period ruins at Resafa.

Photographs of Syria collected by Charles Lang Freer

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Creators:
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919
Rhoades, Katharine N., 1885-1965
Yamanaka, Sadajiro
Dates:
1919-1930
Level:
subseries
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photographs of the memorial ceremony conducted on May 1,1930 at Koetsuji in Kyoto, as well as memorial rites undertaken at the same location in 1921; photographs of the plaster bust created directly following Freer's demise; a profile portrait of the deceased Freer by his assistant Katherine Nash Rhoades (1885-1965).

Photographs of memorials and memorial ceremonies to Charles Lang Freer in Kyoto; photographs of Freer's death mask, and a sketch of the deceased Freer by Katharine Nash Rhoades

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National Collection of Fine Arts. Office of the Director
Dates:
1892-1960
Size:
22 cu. ft. (44 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 311
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This record unit documents the administration of William Henry Holmes, first Curator of the National Gallery of Art (NGA), 1907-1920, and Director of the Gallery, 1920-1932. To a lesser extent, it also documents the administration of Ruel P. Tolman, Acting Director of NGA, 1932-1937, and the National Collection of Fine Arts (NCFA), 1937-1946, ...

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Dates:
1922-1979, 1993
Level:
series
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Collection ID:
AAA.cahiholg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series consists of personal and work-related correspondence (primarily incoming correspondence) between Cahill and various friends and colleagues. While a large portion of the series documents Cahill's position as Director of the FAP, it also extends beyond those years and illuminates other aspects of Cahill's career including his interest in ...

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Creators:
McCray, Porter A., 1908-2000
Dates:
1936-1989
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccrport
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City arts administrator Porter A. McCray measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1936 to 1989. The papers include scattered biographical materials, correspondence, and writings and notes. The bulk of the collection consists of professional files documenting his advisory and consulting work for museums, institutions, organizations, and foundations. Also found within the collection are printed materials and photographs of McCray and artwork.

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Creators:
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
Dates:
undated
Size:
18 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1998.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Color photoprints, matted, and housed in a portfolio entitled Iran, dated 1957, taken by Nelson A. Rockefeller (1908-1979) of architecture, mostly in the city of Isfahan, including The Cihil Sutun; and the Darius relief momument at Bistun.

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