Query: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Selected art related photographs from the Philadelphia City Archives
Creators:
Philadelphia (Pa.).. Archives
Dates:
1875-1930
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((on a partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philarch
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subjects include Persian miniatures and receipts for paintings exhibited at the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial, the facade of the now demolished Art Club of Philadelphia, the construction of the Memorial Hall art gallery for the Centennial Exhibition and the finished galleries containing sculptures, the Smith Memorial, and sculptures in Fairmount Park, including …

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Print Club scrapbooks
Creators:
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1916-1982
Size:
6 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.princlpa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Print Club since its founding.

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Hugh Mesibov interview
Creators:
Mesibov, Hugh, 1916-
Shopes, Linda
Dates:
1990 June 23
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.mesihugh
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Hugh Mesibov conducted by Linda Shopes for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Mesibov speaks of his early life and early art experiences including his attendance at the Graphic Sketch Club (now known as the Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial); financial difficulties in the 1930s and his subsequest …

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George B. Grant scrapbook
Creators:
Grant, George B. (George Barnard), 1849-1917
Philadelphia Bank Note Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Bollée, Léon, 1870-1913
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Dates:
1873-1896
Size:
1 Volume (approximately 70 leaves, ill., 34 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-DL.MSS001780B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook compiled by George Barnard Grant (inventor of Grant's calculating machine), a businessman based in Lexington and Boston, Massachusetts, containing printed ephemera, machine manuals, handwritten and typescript notes and correspondence, photographs, patent applications, and other papers relating to calculating machines, inventors, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia, and Grant's patent dispute with Léon Bollée in the 1880s. Some of the other inventions and companies referenced in the scrapbook include: Baldwin's calculating machine; Reliance Machine Works (B.F. Quimby); Baldwin's arithmometer; Teasdale's calculating machine; American Type Machine Co. (Westcott type casting and setting machine); Babbage's difference engine; Warren on the Thomas De Colmar calculating machine; Warren Bros. calculating engine; Tendollaradder (Grant Calculating Machine Co.); tabulating machine of G. & E. Schuetz; the Pidgin Electric Calculating Machine Co.; Webb's adding machine; Sir William Thomson's harmonic analyzer; L. Bollée's calculating machine; Grant's ciphering hand-organ; and Hattersley composing and distributing machines.

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Oral history interview with Humbert Howard
Creators:
Howard, Humbert, 1905-1990
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1988 Oct. 26
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.howard88
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Humbert Howard conducted 1988 Oct. 26, by Marina Pacini for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Samuel S. Fleisher scrapbooks
Creators:
Fleisher, Samuel S., 1871-1944
Dates:
1907-1944
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fleisamu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia documenting his philanthropic activities, especially the Graphic Sketch Club of Philaldelphia (now known as the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial).

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Benjamin Franklin Bridge Photograph Album
Dates:
1922-1926.
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sixty-six pages from a photograph album compiled by an anonymous photographer, documenting the Philadelphia-Camden or Delaware River Bridge, now called the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

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Plastic Club records
Creators:
Plastic Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
1897-1972
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 1000 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.plasclub
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Constitution and by-laws; an undated membership list; membership certificates; correspondence with Cecilia Beaux, Elliott Daingerfield, Joseph Pennell, officers of the club, and others; a visitor's register; bookplates; exhibition catalogs; annual reports; a photograph album; and ten scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, letters and miscellaneous printed material.

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Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection
Creators:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Print Dept
Dates:
[ca. 1850]-1890
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.librcomp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of 19th century artists, including Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Frederick de Bourg Richards, Edward Moran, John Moran, William Trost Richards, Edmund Darch Lewis, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Williams, James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Bell Waugh, Peter Frederick Rothermel, the Sartain family, the Sartain home, John Sartain, Samuel Sartain, William Sartain, Emily …

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Selected records relating to Philadelphia City Hall Sculpture Ornamentation
Creators:
Philadelphia (Pa.).. Commissioners for the Erection of the Public Buildings
Dates:
1897-1901
Size:
2 Volumes ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.philcomm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Materials documenting John McArthur and Alexander Milne Calder's work on Philadelphia City Hall including: F. Faust's THE CITY HALL, PHILADELPHIA, (1879) which contains ca. 200 plates of both the interior and exterior; and a scrapbook of photographs of architectural drawings, plans, and details of ornamentation, identifying most of the sculpture locations and …

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