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Dates:
circa 1860-1900
Size:
3 Prints (albumen)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.87-33
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The collection consists of studio portraits of Jamaican musicians. It includes two photographs by A. Duperly & Sons studio depicting members of the West Indian Regiment band in the Zouave uniform, as well as one photograph of a Jamaican man holding a violin.

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Creators:
Pennell, Joseph, 1857-1926
Dates:
1908-1935
Size:
22 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.pennjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material relating to THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLER by Elizabeth and Joseph Pennell; letters regarding the book from Howard Mansfield, Richard Canfield, Royal Cortissoz, Charles Freer, and Ernest Haskell; two photographs of a portrait of Whistler as a boy with his brother, John; and a photographic copy of the "first Daguerreotype of the human f...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Photographic History
Dates:
circa 1985-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 94-050
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of correspondence between the Division of Photographic History curatorial staff and outside museums, college professors, professional/amateur photographers, publishers, and photographic equipment manufacturers. Most of the correspondence refers to famous photographers, collections of the Division, pioneers of photograph...

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Creators:
Argosy Book Shop
Dates:
1820-ca.1920]
Size:
11 Engravings (ink on paper, 11.5 x 15.5 cm. and smaller, on sheet 20.5 x 26.5 cm. and smaller)
Collection ID:
AAA.argobook
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous engravings, including portraits (7) and naval/marine scenes (4), donated by the Argosy Book Shop.

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Creators:
Fenton, William N. (William Nelson), 1908-2005
Dates:
1870-1880
Size:
63 Tintypes
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4391
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The material includes 4 tintypes and ambrotypes (on glass) in daguerreotype cases. 1 album containing 34 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. 1 album containing 25 tintypes and small cardboard pictures. Subjects unidentified (no names.) The pictures are mainly by Caledonia, Ontario photographers.

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Creators:
Casilear, John William, 1811-1893
Dates:
1832-1962
Size:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.casijohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, including two letters to engraver and landscape painter John Frederick Kensett, 1832-1833, four to his son, John W. Casilear, Jr. 1891-1892; typed excerpts from a diary kept by Kensett, 1840-1841; genealogical and biographical material including family documents, articles and publication extracts about Casilear, compiled and/or anno...

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Creators:
Sherman, Frederic Fairchild, 1874-1940
Sherman, Julia Munson, d. 1972
Dates:
1874-1970
Size:
5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sherfref
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal and business correspondence; biographical material; photographs of Elliot Orr and others, a daguerreotype of a drawing of Judge David Sherman Boardman of the Superior Court of Connecticut, 1853 by Waldo and Jewett; art work by Albert Lorey Groll, Elliot Orr, Thomas Maitland Cleland, Theodore Bolton, and others; notes; clippings and printed...

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Creators:
Norrell, Thomas, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1840-circa 1960
bulk 1870-1940
Size:
18 Cubic feet (84 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1174
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approximately 11,000 images collected by Thomas Norrell consisting of original photographic prints and photographic postcards, original film and glass plate negatives, and duplicate/copy photographic prints and negatives. The majority are external views of single locomotive engines of North American railroad and industrial companies. Images of international railroad company locomotives and of representative locomotives from various locomotive works and builders are also included. The collection contains a small number of subject-specific images covering such topics as train wrecks, funeral trains, experimental locomotives, miniature trains, and locomotives at the 1933 and 1939 World's Fairs.

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Creators:
Macbeth Gallery
Dates:
1947-1948
1838-1968
bulk 1892-1953
Size:
131.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.macbgall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Macbeth Gallery records provide almost complete coverage of the gallery's operations from its inception in 1892 to its closing in 1953. Through extensive correspondence files, financial and inventory records, printed material, scrapbooks, reference and research material, and photographs of artists and works of art, the records document all aspects of the gallery's activities, charting William Macbeth's initial intention to lease his store "for the permanent exhibition and sale of American pictures" through over sixty years of success as a major New York firm devoted to American art. The collection measures 131.6 linear feet and dates from 1838 to 1968 with the bulk of the material dating from 1892 to 1953.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1830-1983
undated
Size:
12 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S19
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 19, Art and Literature contains approximately 860 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting popular attitudes towards art and literature in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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