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Dates:
1930s
Size:
0.3 linear meter.
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7468
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Bernadou, J. B.
Dates:
1885 or before
Size:
4 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7165
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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Creators:
Holmes, William Henry, 1846-1933
Dates:
circa 1880
Size:
3 items (watercolor paintings (2.5 linear inches )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2011-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 three paintings ...

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Creators:
Gill, Mary Wright
Dates:
circa 1901
Size:
1 drawing (watercolor, image 8 x 5.5 inches on 10.5 x 8 inch board.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4950
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

This collection is comprised of one watercolor drawing (approximately 8 x 5.5 inches) by Mary Wright Gill, circa 1901, which depicts a Hopi altar. A caption reading "Owakülti Sitchomovi" has been added to the drawing in J. Walter Fewkes' handwriting. The drawing was done from a photograph held in the National Anthropological Archives' collection fr...

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Creators:
American Watercolor Society
Dates:
1867-1977
bulk 1950-1970
Size:
3.6 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerwate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Watercolor Society measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1867 to 1977, with the bulk of the material dating from 1950 to 1970. The collection provides scattered documentation of the operations and activities of one of the oldest continuously operating artists' organizations in the United States and includes records of its administration and history, membership, and exhibitions, as well as printed material and photographs.

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Creators:
Ribeiro, Berta G. (Berta Gleizer)
Dates:
circa 1985
Size:
168 color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of watercolor paintings by Feliciano Lana, a member of the Desana tribe in Brazil, made at the request of Dr. Berta Ribeiro in 1985 while she was studying the tribe. The paintings illustrate three stories, narrated or translated by Ribeiro: "The Story of Gain Panan and of the Peach Palm that He Brought from the Invisible Fish World," "D...

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Creators:
Shindler, A. Zeno (Antonio Zeno), 1823-1899
Dates:
circa 1887
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7371
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of four watercolor paintings of Funk Island by Shindler. The paintings were based on sketches by Captain Joseph William Collins, who led an 1887 voyage of the schooner Grampus to Funk Island, off the coast of Newfoundland, to collect skeletal remains of the Great Auk for the USNM.

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Creators:
Hunt, George ?
Hunt, George ?
Dates:
undated
Size:
13 drawings
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7031
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Only two incomplete drawings are in a traditional style; many of the others are of non-Indian subjects. Watercolors are marked "Asseo" on reverse.

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Creators:
Gates, Adelia
Dates:
1879-1898 and undated
Size:
3.07 cu. ft. (2 document boxes) (3 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection consists of 327 watercolors of flowers painted by Adelia Gates. It represents a fragment of a collection of 502 Gates watercolors donated to the Smithsonian by Eleanor Lewis in 1913. Approximately 175 watercolors are missing. The paintings cover a wide range of native and exotic plants and a majority of the studies were made in...

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Creators:
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1888-1896.
Size:
0.15 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0778
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

172 watercolor illustrations of Russian Easter eggs, artists unidentified.

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