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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1780-1952
Size:
1.64 Cubic feet (consisting of 3.5 boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Engraving
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: Engraving 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:
Johnston, David Claypoole, 1799-1865
Dates:
1843
Size:
2 Prints (engraving, 21.3 x 15 cm., on sheet 25.4 x 16 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
AAA.johndavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Portrait of Washington Allston seated before an easel painting a picture.

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Creators:
Stuart, Frederick T., 1837-1913
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (art print, engraving, sheet 24 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.stuafred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Original painting is in the Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery.

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Creators:
Kubler, George A., 1876-1943.
Dates:
[18--]
Size:
66,000 Items (39 vertical file drawers)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.XXXX-0020
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists ofapproximately 66,000, high quality engravings collected by Kubler from European and American books and periodicals dating almost exclusively from the 19th century.Portraits and city views document the social history and material culture of the period. Specific topics covered include archery, boxing, funerals, irrigation, milk, peddlers, riots, stenography, volcanos, and wrecks, among others. Among the publications from which illustrations were removed are Harper's weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Puck, Illustrated London News, and King's New York City Views. Dates Kubler noted on the individual items are the dates on which the illustrations appeared in the publication from which they were extracted, not the date of the events or subjects being documented. Each print is mounted on tissue. Folders marked by a red circle indicate extremely rare prints.

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Creators:
Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885
Dates:
1832-1868
Size:
3 Pages ((on 4 frames of microfilm))
Collection ID:
AAA.barbjohw
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Items "From Diary of J. W. Barber" pasted onto paper: a sketch of Lorenzo Dow, "Preaching on the steps of the South Portico of the State House at New Haven, Conn. June 30th 1832," an illustration from a wood engraving of the "Hudson Co. Court House & Jail Hudson City New Jersey," said to be "the last engraving done by Dr. [Alexander] Anderson" and ...

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Dates:
1747-circa 1905
Size:
154 Items (29 folders, engravings, 21 1/2 x 16 in. (54.6 x 40.6 cm.) or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2010-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Historic Engravings collection is comprised of 154 pages of engravings, dating from 1747 to circa 1905. The engravings depict subject matter related to Africa and Africans.

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Creators:
Courtney, Mrs. J. W.
Dates:
circa 1850s
Size:
5 prints (engravings and etchings)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.3265
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs from books and magazines depicting meetings, a battle, and other events relating to American Indians. Each image is captioned; examples include "Indian Council," "Captain Heald in Council with the Pottawatamies," "De Soto's Great Battle with the Mobilians," "Squaws ducking Col. Smith," and "Mrs. Merrill Killing the Indians."

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Creators:
Cheesman, David R.
Dates:
1971
Size:
2 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.cheedavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two signed drypoint engravings, "Copernicus" and "Apollo 15 Lunar Walk," each 4" by 5".

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Creators:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904
Dates:
1848-1897
Size:
125 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chenedna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers gathered by Ednah Cheney, wife of Seth Wells Cheney, for her memoirs of the two brothers, Seth and John Cheney, prominent 19th century engravers, composed of correspondence, clippings, notes, lists, a diary, and family photographs.

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Creators:
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
Dates:
1876 Mar. 1
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hallhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Hall writes about his engravings of distinguished American patriots, including Benjamin Franklin, and quotes prices for them.

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