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Creators:
Plumer, James Marshall
Dates:
circa 1930's-1960
Size:
250 Photographs (black and white)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.14
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers of the collection include: printed material, correspondence, drawings, and maps.

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Creators:
Cox, John Hadley, b. 1913
Dates:
circa 1936-1939
Size:
105 Lantern slides (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Period latern slides taken in the mid to late 1930's pertaining to objects in Mr. Cox's collection, namely ceramics, bronzes, lacquer and figures found at archaeological sites in Changsha, Hunan province, dating primarily from the Zhou and Han Dynasties and from the Warring States period.

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Creators:
Piette, Andre, 1934-1984 (ceramic designer, artist)
Dates:
1954-1979
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0129
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents Andre Piette's career as an illustrator and designer. The materials include sketches, drawings, tracings, photographs (color transparencies, slides, and prints), and samples of wallpaper, designs for gift wrap, and a few textiles.

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Creators:
Fisher, Richard
Fisher, Bruce & Company.
Dates:
1920-1940s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.

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Creators:
Pope, John Alexander, 1906-1982
Dates:
circa 1925-1982
Size:
45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A1988.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The John Alexander Pope papers contain limited biographical, personal and professional information. The bulk of the collection consists of published and unpublished writings, research materials and correspondence.

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Creators:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, b. 1905
Parzinger, Tommi, 1903-1981.
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1998-19-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection does not represent the entire Parzinger archive. The German firm, K.P.M., has the drawings Parzinger produced for the line of ceramics and a part of the documentation for the work in the United States was damaged or lost in a 1951 flood in the Madison Avenue office. However, enough of the archive remains to document a significant part of the designer's work from the 1940s-1970s. Included in the collection are brochures, ad sheets, magazine pages, chart-like sheets of furniture designs, drawings or blueprints, clippings, photographs, press articles, and pages of notes. The collection does not include business papers which were deliberately excluded for space reasons.

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Dates:
1991-1995
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-238
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Louise Allison Cort, Curator of Ceramics, documenting the coordination of and outreach for the exhibition of porcelain from the Min qui jing she (Min Chiu Society), "Joined Colors: Decoration and Meaning in Chinese Porcelain." Materials include correspondence, memoranda, notes, ...

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Creators:
Falk, Johnny, 1906-1992
Falk, Pauline
Dates:
1904-1998
bulk 1935-1980
Size:
24 Linear feet
Collection ID:
FSA.A2002.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Papers of art collectors Pauline Baerwald Falk (1910-2000) and Myron (Johnny) Falk Jr. (1906-1992), 1904-1998. Created and collected by the Falks, this collection includes: biographical data; black-and-white and color prints of art objects and people; photo albums of art objects in the Falk's art collection; symposium papers, scholarly reviews, and...

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Creators:
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979
Dates:
circa 1934-1937
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white silent; 2000 feet, 16mm)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1986.06
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Bernard Leach's film of Mashiko village pottery (1937) and his scenes of Japan, Hong Kong and Shanghai (1934-1935). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and ter...

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Creators:
King, Jean
Dates:
circa 1890-1894
Size:
5 Glass negatives
5 Copy prints
Glass plates, 5" x 8", silver gelatin.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0140
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five silver-gelatin glass plate negatives depicting the production and display of ceramic items. The decoration and display of china appears to be a group effort, possibly a class, because one image shows nine women painting china.

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