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Dates:
1912-1977
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 4; 0.4 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.westharo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scattered records relating to Harold Weston's career include art receipts and expenses; art awards; consignment and loan information; delivery receipts; exhibition agreements; hand-drawn gallery and exhibition plans; framing invoices; insurance records; legal informating relating to Weston's affiliation Boyer Gallery; pricelists and inventories of ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Coptic Museum, built in 1938, is housed in a picturesque modern building, surrounding several courts, to which great character is given by the beautiful old meshrabiya (mashrabiyya) windows and ceilings." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Eli...

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Dates:
1934-1951
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(correspondence regarding advertising work, "Hall of Art" (a gallery run by Sears) and purchase of Kent art work and memorabilia; purchase of dairy equipment, tools, and materials for remodeling house on Monhegan)

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Coptic Museum, built in 1938, is housed in a picturesque modern building, surrounding several courts, to which great character is given by the beautiful old meshrabiya (mashrabiyya) windows and ceilings." [Russell D., 1963: Medieval Cairo and the Monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn. Weidenfeld and Nicolson]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Eli...

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Dates:
1844 - 1907
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Watercolors (paintings); Works of art, 9 x 10.75 in. (art), 16.75 x 19 in. (frame))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Depicts a fully maned lion rearing indignantly as an ape, in formal dress, steps on the lion's tail, and tips his top hat.

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Dates:
1885-1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kentrock
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(includes Rockwell Kent family dressed in animal skins, circa 1915; at Sam Barlow's, 1920s; portraits by Arnold Genthe and Carl Van Vechten, 1920s-1930s; at a camp for teenagers, 1950s; at work painting, 1930s-1960s; at new house, 1970)

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Ighogho mask dancer in front of house at 25 Iwehen Street, belonging to O. Aigouba Rueghian. He is the chief priest of Ighogho, a masked dancer that wards off small pox and other dangerous diseases. During his trip to Nigeria, Elisofon visited Benin City in the Edo region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on ...

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Dates:
1870 September 16
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Correspondence, 10.5 x 20.5 in. (frame))
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

The homily reads: "Tis religion that can give solid pleasure while we live: For religion can supply comfort when we die."

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...