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Dates:
late 19th century
Size:
1 Item (59 cm. x 25.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7322
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

A print of this type is used in Chinese homes as a talisman. It shows Pangu, the mythological creator of the universe. In this image, he holds in his hands the sun (with yang symbol in ideograph) and the moon (with yin symbol in ideograph), for he created the universe by transforming yin and yang. An ax on a tree stump is an instrument believed to ...

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Creators:
Couper, William, 1853-1942
Dates:
1872-1971
bulk 1872-1908
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.coupwill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of William Couper date from 1872 through 1971 with the bulk of the material dated 1872 through 1908. The collection consists of 0.9 linear feet of letters, photographs, and printed material that document William Couper's career as a sculptor and his family life. Letters are from Couper and his wife to his parents, and to his brother John, discussing family matters, his art training, his travels, and his work in New York. There are also several letters from his father-in-law, sculptor Thomas Ball.

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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:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (album (120 photoprints))
Collection ID:
FSA.A2015.09
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Black leather bound album of 119 albumen prints and one silver gelatin print. Prints are likely produced by the studio of photographer Antoin Sevruguin in the 1870s and 80s in his early career in Iran. Includes handwritten captions in Persian. Many of the prints have an unusually purplish tone.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1969-1985
Size:
18 albumen prints (b&w)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.15
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Antoin Sevruguin managed and operated one of the most successful commercial photography studios in Tehran in the late 19th century. Born in the 1840s in Iran, Sevruguin's mother returned with her children to her hometown of Tbilisi after his father Vassil, a Russian diplomat in Iran, died in a horse riding accident. Trained as a painter, Sevruguin ...

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Creators:
Spark, Victor D. (Victor David), 1898-1991
Dates:
circa 1830-1983
bulk 1930-1970
Size:
22.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.sparvict
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Victor D. Spark papers measure 22.2 linear feet and date from circa 1830 to 1983, with the bulk of the material from 1930 to 1970. The papers document Spark's career as a New York City art dealer and appraiser who was most active from World War II through the 1970s, focusing on Old Masters paintings and 19th and early 20th century American art. Found within the papers are biographical materials, artist files, client files, financial records, legal records, printed material, and photographs.

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Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Toussaint Louverture, Francois Dominique, 1743-1803
Dates:
1801-1805
undated
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0781
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eight items relating to the Haitian slave revolt leader Toussaint L'Ouverture: a manuscript letter signed by him (accompanied by translation), and seven portraits of him (two watercolors and five prints).

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Creators:
Dorman, Theodore
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R79-53
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies of individual and group portraits of American Indians, probably from the Shinnecock Reservation. The images appear to be studio portraits.

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Dates:
circa late 19th century
Size:
50 Prints (silver gelatin)
47 Negatives (glass)
3 Negatives (nitrate)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.65
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of people, houses, and offices, possibly relating to the operations of the Bureau of American Ethnology. These include portraits of BAE personnel and others, including one photograph of men at the Smithsonian Castle and an image possibly showing De Lancey Gill in his office. An additional set of photographs show an archeological expedit...

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Creators:
Duval, Peter S., 1804 or 5-1886
Dates:
[ca. 1850]
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.duvapete
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL P21: Broadside advertising lithography, 7 Bank Alley, Philadelphia.

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