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Creators:
Braun, Adolphe, 1811-1877
Dates:
circa 1866-1877
Size:
68 Mounted prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-34
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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.

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Creators:
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966
Morse, John D., 1906-
Dates:
1959 February 18
Size:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.manshi59
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul Manship conducted by John Morse for the Archives of American Art. Manship speaks of his training under Solon Borglum, his interest in Greek mythology and the influence of early Greek sculpture on his work, his views on the Federal Art Project, art and nature and modern distortion, the nature of design and the learning process, ...

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Creators:
United States National Museum, Department of Anthropology, Division of Old World Archeology
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Prints (silver gelatin and albumen)
2 Cyanotypes
1 Print (halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.79-38
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting classical art and architecture from Rome, Egypt and elsewhere. They include images of classical sculpture in Rome, an Egyptian papyrus, as well as additional sculpture, coins, and other items. There is also a postcard from A. C. Haddon that shows Smart & Copley's photograph of the Matopos in Zimbabwe. Some of the photographs a...

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Creators:
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1819-1953
bulk 1835-1883
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.powehira
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Of note is Powers' "Studio Memorandum," from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional papers include scattered biographical material, financial and legal records, printed materials, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.

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Creators:
Tacha, Athena, 1936-
Berman, Avis
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2009 December 4-6
Size:
5 Items (sound files (6 hr., 47 min.), digital, wma)
127 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tacha09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Athena Tacha conducted 2009 December 4-6, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Tacha's studio, in Washington, D.C.

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Creators:
Chimes, Thomas, 1921-2009
Veloric, Cynthia
Dates:
1990 June 14
Size:
3 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
123 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chimes90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas Chimes conducted 1990 June 14, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Chimes speaks about his Greek background, his childhood in Philadelphia and in several southern states, studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Art Students League, New York in the 1940's including a ...

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Creators:
Bontecou, Lee, 1931-
Ashton, Dore
Dates:
2009 January 10
Size:
118 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bontec09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lee Bontecou conducted 2009 January 10, by Dore Ashton, for the Archives of American Art, at Knoedler and Company, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873
Dates:
1845-1867
Size:
21 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.eatochar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Nineteen letters from Hiram Powers in Florence to Eaton, 1845-1867, concerning: the future of the Fine Arts in America; sculpture for the Capitol building; government patronage and politics; his commissions for portrait busts and ideal figures; his biographer, C.E. Lester, whom Powers rejects as "a scroundrel capable of any amount of falsehood"; th...

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Creators:
Lieber, Carl
Dates:
1894-1921
Size:
1 Linear foot ((230 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.liebcarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, catalogs, photographs, and clippings; includes letters from Percy Ives, William P. Ware, J.H. Gest, Louis J. Millet, Otto Stark, Theodore C. Steele; a manuscript in the hand of William Forsyth [painter and educator from Indiana] on Greek sculpture; and business records of the Art Association of Indianapolis, Ind.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
1971
Size:
0.43 cu. ft. (1 12 x 17 box)
Collection ID:
Accession T94001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of one reel of 16mm color film, and is a print of a 1971 television show, "CBS News Presents a Smithsonian Adventure: Search for the Goddess of Love," produced by CBS News in association with the Smithsonian Institution. The host of the program is Walter Schirra, the American astronaut, and the film depicts Schirra ...

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