Robert J. Del Bonta Collection
Works from the encyclopedic collection of Dr. Robert J. Del Bontà. Comprised of prints and published volumes from a range of European and North American sources dating from the 16th through 20th centuries, primarily illustrating the visual reception of Indian visual culture through scholarly and popular press. By tracing how these images …
American Relief Administration, European Children's Fund Collection
The collection consists of photographs and printed materials (almost exclusively in German), documenting the relief efforts of the American Relief Administration (A.R.A.), European Children's Fund (E.C.F.) (Mission to Austria), 1920-1921, to feed malnourished children in Europe in the post-World War I era. The photographs, publications and charts in this collection specifically relate to children in Vienna and other Austrian cities.
Carl Zigrosser papers
Personal and professional records including correspondence, writings, notes, printed material, subject files, photograph album, and diaries relating to Zigrosser's work as an authority on prints and printmaking and his personal relationships with artists.
Adolphe Braun photographs of art in European museums
Photographs depicting Roman, Greek, Assyrian, and Egyptian sculpture in European museums. Most of the images were made in the British Museum, but others were made at the Vatican, the Louvre, and in Florence.
Paul Damaz papers
Correspondence, photographs, negatives, proofsheets, and printed material compiled in preparation for Damaz's books: Art in European Architecture (New York: Reinhold Pub. Corp, 1956), and Art in Latin American Architecture (New York: Reinhold Pub. Corp, 1963).
MS 4269 Printed words from various world languages
Consists of numerous slips of various sizes- apparently a comparative study. Includes Asiatic, European, etc, as well as Chinese symbols with German equivalents ? Unarranged. Looks worthless- MCB, 1956.
H.G.L. Smith photographs
90 Photographic prints ((dupe prints) (1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
90 Negatives (photographic) ((dupe negs), black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
An album of photographs taken between 1905 and 1907 by H.G.L. Smith or his associates to document his hunting trips in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and the accompanying African workers.
Cameroon study photographs
This collection is comprised of copy prints of album pages depicting scenes in and around Ngaoundere, Cameroon, circa 1912-1915. The photographs were taken by an unidentified German soldier. Images depict portraits, village scenes, European soldiers, landscapes, and vernacular architecture.
MS 7433 Viewing the World Renowned Italian Chiarinis Circus Performance G. Chiarinis Royal Italian Circus of European Artists of Both Sexes Open Twice Every Day
Fillette, T. G. Lieutenant
Shows the arena with spectators on tiers of seats and various acts and feats in the ring. A narrative caption text in Japanese accounts the success of the Charine circus troop's Japanese debut in 1886and its continuing popularity.
Studio portrait of young man
Man wears bead necklaces, silver brooches, wire earrings, and European-style trousers and jacket. For discussion of dating and detailed description of the original (owned by donor), see accession correspondence in National Anthropological Archives files.