A trip to Venice / [Walter Lansil]
Two handwritten drafts of Lansil's memoir "A Trip to Venice," 1914. Lansil describes Venice, his reactions to it and his intention to study art there.
Isabella Stewart Gardner papers
Letters, business records, diary, and photographs.
Pete Stanley diary
A diary kept by Pete Stanley primarily about a trip that he took by horse-drawn carriage with Mimi Gross, Red Grooms, Katharine Kean (known as KK), and Nello Falteri (known as Paperino) from Florence to Venice, Italy and back performing shadow puppet shows as Il Piccolo Circo d'Ombra di Firenze …
Slides of the Venice Biennale
72 slides taken by Mary Anne Goley documenting the 1970 Venice Biennale on art and architecture, Venice, Italy.
Oral history interview with Faith Ringgold
Interview of Faith Ringgold conducted in 1972, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art's "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.
MS 2011-19 William Henry Holmes watercolors of Italian daily life
Three small watercolor paintings by William Henry Holmes depicting women sewing and a man mending sails. Item 2011-19.1 depicts two women sewing on the banks of the Tiber River. item 2011-19.2 ("Bead stringer, Venice") shows a woman sitting in a chair beading. Item 2011-19.3 ("Venice - mending sails") shows a man mending sails. All …
Robert Henri diary
Robert Henri diary, August 29 to September 27, 1891, about his travels in Europe. Henri writes about his visit to Venice and Chioggia, Italy, his train ride from Venice to Etaples, France, and his boat ride from Etaples en route to Boulogne-sur-Mer. Some entries include illustrations. Among other topics, Henri comments on sketches …
World War I Italian Naval Aviation Album
Photo album created by the Sezione Fotografica di Aviazione per la Regia Marina [Photographic Section for Aviation of the Royal Navy of the Kingdom of Italy] unit of the Servizio Aeronautico della Regia Marina [Royal Navy Aeronautical Service] circa 1915-1918; 20 pages plus covers. Contains black-and-white photographs labeled in Italian of Italian Navy facilities, hydroaeroplanes (flying boats), airplanes, airships, captured Austrian hydroaeroplanes, and aerial reconnaissance photo mosaics of several Adriatic port cities then under the control of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (Austria-Hungary).
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987
Memorabilia of fairs and World's Fairs throughout history, both in the United States and abroad, including photographs, stereographs, panoramas and slides; printed materials; postcards; sheet music; philatelic material; stationery and greeting cards; menus and food service items; posters; shopping bags; motion picture films; and other items.
Oral history interview with Harry Bertoia
An interview of Harry Bertoia conducted 1972 June 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Bertoia speaks of his childhood in San Lorenzo, Italy; his family; his art education at Cass Technical School, the Society of Arts and Crafts in Detroit, and Cranbrook Academy; his early metal work and …