21 records — Page 1 of 3
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Gardner, Iva Towsley
Dates:
1854-1859
Size:
2 ambrotypes (photographs) (1/4 plate)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.100
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

This collection contains 2 hand-colored ambrotypes that depict portraits of Potawatomi Chief Shabbona, circa 1854-1859. The ambrotypes were given to Iva Towsley Gardner when she served as a nurse within the Potowatami community. The ambrotypes are housed in a union case that features a horse and rider motif. The photographs may have been shot on di...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smith, Henry H.
Imhof, Joseph, 1871-1955
Dates:
1858
Size:
1 ambrotypes (photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.385
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

Ambrotype of Chief Okemos [Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)] photographed by Henry H. Smith in 1858.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Dates:
1857
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 quarter-plate ambrotype)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0617
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This quarter-plate ambrotype made by an unknown photographer shows the balloon ascension by John Steiner at Erie, Pennsylvania, on June 18, 1857.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Dates:
1870-1880
Size:
63 Tintypes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4391
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material includes 4 tintypes and ambrotypes (on glass) in daguerreotype cases. 1 album containing 34 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. 1 album containing 25 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. Subjects unidentified (no names.) The pictures are mainly by Caledonia, Ontario photographers.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Hazen, Margaret Hindle
Hazen, Robert M.
Dates:
circa 1818-1931
Size:
13.5 Cubic feet (20 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0253
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Large collection of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera, and music related to the brass band movement in the United States: includes 8 ambrotypes, 36 tintypes, 59 stereographs, 66 cabinet prints, 90 cartes-de-visite, 150 large photoprints, and 874 picture postcards; also posters, concert programs, instrument manufacturers' advertisemem...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Chittenden, Alice Brown, 1859 or 60-1944
Dates:
1860-1972
Size:
0.8 Items (linear ft.(on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.chitalic
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; notebooks; drawings and sketches; financial logbook; scrapbook; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977
Dates:
circa 1862-1985
bulk 1890-1985
Size:
20.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.spohclay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Clay Spohn papers measure 20.4 linear feet and date from circa 1862 to 1985 with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1985. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes and writings, art work, printed material, and photographs which reflect the life and career of painter and educator Clay Spohn.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Smith family (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1793-1977
bulk 1826-1977
Size:
5.12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.smitfami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Russell, Xanthus, and Mary Smith family papers comprise 5.12 linear feet and are dated 1793-1977, bulk 1826-1977. Correspondence, writings, artwork, financial records, printed material, miscellaneous items and photographs provide documentation of the lives and works of painter, illustrator and poet, Russell Smith, and his son, painter Xanthus Smith, and scattered documentation of the lives of his wife, painter and educator Mary Priscilla Smith, and daughter and painter Mary Russell Smith.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1854-1858 ?
Size:
1 item (copy print from original ambrotype )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4982
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Man wears bead necklaces, silver brooches, wire earrings, and European-style trousers and jacket. For discussion of dating and detailed description of the original (owned by donor), see accession correspondence in National Anthropological Archives files.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893
Dates:
1832-1962
Size:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.casijohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including two letters to engraver and landscape painter John Frederick Kensett, 1832-1833, four to his son, John W. Casilear, Jr. 1891-1892; typed excerpts from a diary kept by Kensett, 1840-1841; genealogical and biographical material including family documents, articles and publication extracts about Casilear, compiled and/or anno...

Found In
21 records — Page 1 of 3