Query: Art objects
Harriman Alaska Expedition Collection, Photogravure Plates
Creators:
Harriman Alaska Expedition (1899)
Dates:
circa 1910
Size:
2 cu. ft. (4 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-014
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of 76 photogravure plates from the Harriman Alaska Series, a 14-volume publication detailing the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899. The plates were made from photographs and drawings made during the Expedition. Prominent photographers include C. Hart Merriam and Edward S. Curtis.

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in Accession 01-014 for Art objects
Kibo Art Gallery collection
Creators:
Eloise Thompson
Dates:
1965
Size:
20 Slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty slides taken at the Kibo Art Gallery, which was run by Tanzanian artist Elimo Njau. Ten of the slides were published/distributed by the Kibo Art Gallery and depict art objects. The other ten slides were photographed by Peace Corps volunteer Eloise Thompson and portray people at a workshop at the Kibo Art Gallery in Marangu in 1965, including artist Elimo Njau.

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in EEPA.2012-006 for Art objects
Chaim Gross Art Object photographs
Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1976
Size:
448 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 120 mm.)
44 Prints (visual works) (contact prints (1 volume), black & white, 8x10 in.)
227 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.XXXX-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects and of Chaim Gross's art objects taken by Lisa Little and Delmar Lipp at the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art, for the exhibit entitled, "The Sculptor's Eye," 1976. Lisa Little images are all 120 mm while Delmar Lipp photographed solely 35 mm. The exhibit was held at Worcester Art Museum, Cincinnati Museum of Art and the University of Georgia Museum, 1976-1977.

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in EEPA.XXXX-002 for Art objects
William Brill photographs
Creators:
Brill, William, 1918-2003
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
479 Photographic prints (object copy prints; black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
17 Photocopies
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographs collected by William W. Brill to document his personal collection of African art objects, which primarily contains masks, sculpted figures, and tools.

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in EEPA.1985-001 for Art objects
Central Files
Dates:
1986-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of releases signed by individuals seeking information about their own objects. The program was known internally as "Show and Tell" and was intended as a means for the general public to have their objects appraised for probable age and attribution.

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in Accession 09-112 for Art objects
Adelia Gates Collection
Creators:
Gates, Adelia
Dates:
1879-1898 and undated
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 327 watercolors of flowers painted by Adelia Gates. It represents a fragment of a collection of 502 Gates watercolors donated to the Smithsonian by Eleanor Lewis in 1913. Approximately 175 watercolors are missing. The paintings cover a wide range of native and exotic plants and a majority of the studies …

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in Record Unit 7312 for Art objects
Douglas Ralph Emlong Papers
Dates:
1943-1980
Size:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7348
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers document Emlong's work as a collector of marine mammal fossils, his association with NMNH, and his personal life. Included is correspondence between Emlong and NMNH paleontologists A. Remington Kellogg and Clayton E. Ray documenting his early interest in fossil collecting and the development and sale of his collection …

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Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors
Dates:
1930s
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7468
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscript …

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Ursula B. Marvin Papers
Dates:
1926-2007
Size:
10.5 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-060
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of research papers, lectures, research notes, correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, photographs, slides from various trips and lectures, clippings, professional activity files, and related materials documenting Ursula B. Marvin's career as a planetary geologist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, as well as personal papers and photographs from her childhood …

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Marilyn Heldman photographs
Creators:
Heldman, Marilyn
Dates:
1960s-1970s
Size:
193 Slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.

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in EEPA.2016-005 for Art objects