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Vickery, Atkins & Torrey records, [undated] and 1901-1930

Creator:
Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (Firm)
Subject:
Atkins, J. Henry
Torrey, Frederic C.
Vickery, W. K.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
12 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Photographs, sketches, drawings, and business records.
REEL 983: 4 small groups of inventories of oil paintings, water colors, porcelain and pottery, including oriental ceramics.
REEL 1080: 8 albums (labelled 20 through 26 and "jewelry") containing photographs of the gallery at 550 Sutter Street, and of paintings, furniture, and jewelry sold and designed by Vickery, Atkins & Torrey (mostly designed by J. Henry P. Atkins). The "jewelry" album also contains sketches of jewelry.
Citation:
Vickery, Atkins & Torrey records, [undated] and 1901-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 983 and 1080 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: California Historical Society.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Art gallery; San Francisco, Calif. W.K. Vickery established this important early 20th century gallery with his nephew, Henry Atkins (J. Henry P. Atkins); they were later joined by Frederic C. Torrey. The gallery handled primarily etchings, paintings, water colors, and oriental ceramics, by artists Maynard Dixon, William Kieth, Francis McComas, Arthur Putnam, and others.
Provenance:
Lent 1975 and 1976 for microfilming by the California Historical Society.
Theme:
The Art Market
Craft
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Art, American
Decorative arts
Designers
Furniture designers
Jewelry making
Pottery, Asian
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8538
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210716
AAA_collcode_vickatki
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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