Query: Ethnological painters
George Catlin manuscripts and drawings
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
[ca. 1893]
Size:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgemd
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.

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George Catlin collection from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
1840-1860
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters from Catlin to Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1840-1860, and 2 letters from Phillipps to Catlin; writings by Catlin; material on Catlin's Indian Gallery, including clippings, catalogs, handbills, invitations, Indian drawings, and printed material; a watercolor sketchbook; a list of paintings; Indian portrait sketches; and miscellany.

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George Catlin papers
Creators:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Dates:
undated
1821-1904
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.catlgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection comprises 2.3 feet of papers concerning George Catlin's creation and promotion of his famed "Indian Gallery" of paintings, drawings, and artifacts of North American Indians. Dating from 1821 through 1904, with one item dated 1946, the papers include letters, notebooks and journals, receipt books and loose receipts, printed materials, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Catlin's efforts to promote the sale of his gallery to the United States government through tours, including London and Paris, and petitions to various governments to purchase the Gallery. Among the rare printed catalogs and petitions in the collection are exhibition catalogs for the U.S., London, and Paris tours, the earliest dating from 1837. Letters and other documents include letters dating from the 1830s from Henry Clay, Thomas Sully, and William Henry Seward commending Catlin's work, as well as Catlin family correspondence and papers dating from 1821 through the 1870s.

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Color transparencies of J.P. Harrington Informants
Creators:
Harrington, John Peabody, 1884-1961
Cassidy, Gerald
Moore
Dates:
undated
Size:
8 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4643
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Transparencies of four paintings of informants of John P. Harrington, by different artists. Includes 1 duplicate set of slides.

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John Reed Swanton photograph collection of illustrations for "The Indians of the Southeastern United States"
Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Dates:
undated
Size:
80 Copy prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R87-2Q
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs used to illustrate John Reed Swanton's "The Indians of the Southeastern United States" depicting American Indians of the Southeast and their dwellings, food preparation, and ceremonies.

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MS 4950 Mary Wright Gill watercolor of a Hopi altar
Creators:
Gill, Mary W.
Dates:
circa 1901
Size:
1 Drawing (watercolor, image 8 x 5.5 inches on 10.5 x 8 inch board.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4950
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of one watercolor drawing (approximately 8 x 5.5 inches) by Mary Wright Gill, circa 1901, which depicts a Hopi altar. A caption reading "Owakülti Sitchomovi" has been added to the drawing in J. Walter Fewkes' handwriting. The drawing was done from a photograph held in the National Anthropological Archives …

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Edwin G. Cassedy works of art
Creators:
Cassedy, Edwin G., 1885-1950
Dates:
circa 1938-1959
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cassedwi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Edwin Cassedy works of art measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1938-1959. included are prints, drawings, preliminary sketches, and etching plates. Although the dates of the works overlap with Cassedy's career as an illustrator at the Smithsonian Institution's Bureau of Ethnology, they were not produced for the Bureau. Also …

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MS 4290 Drawings of kachinas and ceremonial apparatus
Creators:
Hunt, Wolf Robe, 1905-1977
Dates:
September-October, 1928
Size:
37 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4290
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology
Dates:
ca. 1860s-1960s
Size:
14,500 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.97
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of photographs collected by the United States National Museum (USNM) Division of Ethnology and later by the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology (SOA). Coverage is worldwide outside North America. Most of the items are photographic prints, some in albums. There are also negatives, photomechanical prints, artwork, and newsclippings. For the …

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Photographs of Ellen Sharples' painting of an American Indian
Creators:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849
Dates:
circa 1808
Size:
1 Color slide
1 Copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her …

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