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Creators:
Hooks, John D.
Dates:
1989 Jun.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

"Aerial view of entire site of the 20 total site acres, 12 acres is flood plain Nature Preserve, and the remaining eight acres contains 558 mid-rise apartment units. This view also shows initial landscape completion of flood plain."

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Dates:
1904-1991
Level:
series
Size:
(Box 2-4, 6, OV 8; 2.2 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.moorbens
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Art work consists of 1040 drawings, 43 watercolor sketches, 526 etchings, 187 lithographs, 8 paintings, and 5 bas-relief sculptures. Subjects are primarily of wildlife and nature, landscapes, seascapes, urban scapes, and architecture. Portrait drawings and etchings by Moore include those of fellow artists Herbert F. Clark, Robert G. Cornett, August...

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Creators:
Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, 1884-1962
Dates:
1922-1929
Size:
2.02 cu. ft. (4 document boxes) (1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7287
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists chiefly of photographs of landscapes and plants taken by Rock on collecting trips to China and Tibet, 1922-1929. The Rock Specimen Catalog, located in the Botany Library of the National Museum of Natural History, includes a list of plants collected, 1921-1924, and identification of plants taken, 1928-1929. Also in...

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Dates:
circa 1920s
Size:
1 Item (75 pages of typescript)
79 Items (silver prints, black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1996.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Detailed account recalling travel to and in Outer Mongolia along three routes that led to Urga (now Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), with descriptions of the travel conditions, modes of transportation, trade practices, the Russian, Mongolian, and Chinese people of the region, an encounter with the "Andrews expedition" (likely the Central Asiatic Expedition ...

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Dates:
circa 1935
Size:
48 postcards (Album, color.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This album contains postcards of religious sites and cultural/natural landscapes in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The postcards provide historical views of the city and names of churches and official buildings. The album binding was handmade by an Italian military official during the Ethiopian campaign in 1935-1936 and has a beautifully painted cover with the title Addis Abeba in Italian and Amharic, as well as an Italian coat of arms and official seal.

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Creators:
Machen, William H. (William Henry), 1832-1911
Dates:
1852-1907
Size:
3 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.machwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An annotated exhibition checklist, undated; a handwritten inventory of oil paintings with 2290 entries dating 1852 to ca. 1907; and a handwritten inventory of 254 watercolors, ca. 1889-1902. The inventories include titles and descriptions of each work, dates the works were painted, dimensions, prices, sales, ownership, and notations of subsequent c...

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Dates:
1860-1900
Level:
series
Size:
1 Folder (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.bieralbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

In these 13 unrelated letters written by renowned Hudson River School landscape painter Albert Bierstadt between 1860 and 1900, Bierstadt writes specifically of his work in several of the letters and refers to two paintings, Laramie Peak and The Jungfrau. He writes of the inspiration he finds in nature through his love of the mountains. Bierstadt i...

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Dates:
1869 May 12 - 1870 April 2
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Manuscripts (document genre), 8 x 10.25 x 1 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This journal covers approximately the first half of Baines' first journey as agent of the South African Gold Fields Exploration Company, describing the incidents of the journey north from the borders of the Transvaal Republic into modern Zimbabwe as far as Maghunda, including encounters with tribesmen, traders, missionaries and wildlife, negotiatio...

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Creators:
Stephen Hoyt's Sons Co. Inc.
Dates:
1930-1939
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.MCF
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a catalog sheet.

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Creators:
Christensen, Carol
Dates:
1996.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

"A wooden gazebo, a Post Trademark, is located near annual beds in natural areas to draw residents from the inside out to enjoy the landscape."

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