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Creators:
Gorham Manufacturing Company. Bronze Division
Dates:
[ca. 1905-1978]
Size:
750 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.gorhmanu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The business records of the Bronze Division of Gorham include summary historical and technical information, ledgers, and photograph files of statuary.

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Creators:
Ames Manufacturing Company. Bronze Foundry
Dates:
[ca. 1838-1894]
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.amesmanu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, castings record, financial materials, photographs and printed materials relating primarily to the work of the Bronze Division of the Ames Manufacturing Company.

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Creators:
Cox, John Hadley, b. 1913
Dates:
circa 1936-1939
Size:
105 lantern slides (approximate count)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1991.07
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Period latern slides taken in the mid to late 1930's pertaining to objects in Mr. Cox's collection, namely ceramics, bronzes, lacquer and figures found at archaeological sites in Changsha, Hunan province, dating primarily from the Zhou and Han Dynasties and from the Warring States period.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1788
1901
Size:
1.82 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 1 folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Brass
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: Brass, Bronze, and Copper 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:
Sickman, L. C. S. (Laurence C. S) ((Collector))
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 17.5 x 23 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2004.03
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

This photograph depicts Duanfang and other men surrounding a bronze altar set that was later acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The photograph was acquired by art historian Laurence Sickman, who lent if for many years to the Metropolitan where it was displayed in the galleries with the bronze alter set.

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Creators:
Ellis, Harry C., b. 1857
Dates:
1911
Size:
24 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-52
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs documenting Herbert Ward's studio, collection of African artifacts, and bronze sculptures of African subjects. The photographs are in an album titled "L'atelier de Herbert Ward, Paris," with the inscription "To Thomas Nelson Paye with Herbert's love. Paris, 1911."

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Kitson, Henry Hudson, 1863?-1947
Kitson, Theo Alice Ruggles, 1876-1932
Dates:
[187-]-1979
Size:
5.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kitshenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, writings, art works, legal and financial records, scrapbook, photographic and printing material, and printed matter.

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Creators:
Cavanagh, Dorothy, 1907-1986
Dates:
1883-1983
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cavadoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research material for Cavanagh's "The Bronze Parade," an unpublished biography of sculptor Henry Hudson Kitson; and art work.

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Creators:
Fagg, William B., 1914-1992
Dates:
between 1949-1959
Size:
2,452 Photographic Prints ((21 boxes), black and white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document William Fagg's extensive survey work in Nigeria and his trips to Benin, Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Zaire. The photographs illustrate African cultures and works of art, especially those of the Yoruba in Nigeria. Nigerian artisans portrayed include a blacksmith in the town of Jebba, a craftsman casting brass at Ijebu-Ode, and a potter at work in Nok. Celebrations and ceremonies documented include the igue oba and itue ceremonies and the festival of leaves in Benin. There are also images of dances of the Bargesh in northern Nigeria and a masked dance at Nok. Architecture documented includes altars and shrines in Benin and in Oyo, Nigeria; a Birom settlement; Brazilian-style houses in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin; an emir's house in Nigeria; a Jarawa village in Nigeria; the mosque in Keffi, Nigeria; and palaces of Yoruba kings. Most of the photographs show sculpture including Benin bronze plaques and hip masks; Esie stone sculpture; Ifa divination boards, drums, and figures; a Kuba ndop (royal statue) in the Kinshasa Museum; Nok terra-cotta and wooden figures; and Tada bronze figures. There also are images of epa (masquerade) masks; gelede (men's society) masks; a head of Olokun (a male Yoruba divinity) from Ibadan, Nigeria; and Yoruba edan ogboni (bronze staffs) and ibeji (twin figures) from Nigeria. Images of objects by identifiable artists include a palace pillar, post and sculpture by Agbonbiofe; a door and epa mask by Areogun; and a house post and lidded bowl by Olowe of Ise.

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Creators:
Underhill, William, 1933-
Carney, Margaret, 1949-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 June 8
Size:
41 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.underh02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Underhill conducted 2002 June 8, by Margaret Carney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Wellsville, N.Y.

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