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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.23 Cubic feet (consisting of .5 box.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Silhouettes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Silhouettes forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Koehn, Alfred
Dates:
1948
Size:
1 Volume (45 pages 295 cutouts)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7423
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The book is made up of cutouts, mostly from red paper, that have been mounted on the pages of the volume. The cutouts represent people, animals, birds, flowers, and designs.

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Creators:
Wood, George Bacon, 1832-1910
Dates:
[ca. 1860]-1924
Size:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.woodgeor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One volume of 85 silhouette portraits of Philadelphians by Wood, ca. 1860; and a letter from Henry B. Wood, Wood's son, listing the sitters in the silhouettes.

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Creators:
Williams, Moses, 1776-1833
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827
Dates:
February 1806
Size:
13 Items
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7129
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

In December 1805, Thomas Jefferson hosted a delegation to Washington DC of representatives of Indian tribes from Louisiana Territory. Early in the new year (1806), several members of the delegation traveled to Philadelphia. There they visited Charles Willson Peale's Museum and some had their silhouettes taken by Peale's physiognotrace. Included a...

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United States. Army. Air Service
Dates:
1942-1943
Size:
0.87 Cubic Feet ((1 20x24x3 flatbox))
2.04 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0158
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of drawings, posters and unassembled silhouette recognition models produced by the Aircraft Identification Section of the United States Army Air Service of aircraft in active service during World War II. The posters and drawings include silhouette three-view drawings, photographs from several angles, and/or cut away drawing...

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Publications
Dates:
1965-1999
Size:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-011
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of exhibition catalogs (both traveling and in-house), brochures, pamphlets, illustrated checklists, and other publications created around a specific themes or genres drawn from the collections in the National Portrait Gallery.

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Creators:
Brown, Julie
Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
0.7 Cubic feet (2 flatboxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1993.0064
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two scrapbooks. The smaller scrapbook contains certificates, newsletters, photographs, silhouettes, small paintings, correspondence, and articles regarding both Brown and the Martin-Nebraska plant. The larger scrapbook contains oversized photographs and drawings of the B-29. The drawings were drawn by Brown.

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Creators:
Shaw, Thomas Mott, 1878-1965
Dates:
1895-1967
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.shawthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information; writings by Shaw; sketches; etchings; silhouette portraits; photographs; and printed material.

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Creators:
Henry, Edward Lamson, 1841-1919
Dates:
1888
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.henredls
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two silhouettes by Henry.

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Creators:
Knowles, Joseph, 1869-1942
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Print (etching, platemark 23 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.knowjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Shows the silhouette of a man on a sailboat, holding a coil of rope.

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