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Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990

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Creator:
Hanbury, Una, 1904-1990
Subject:
Neutra, Richard Joseph
Segovia, Andrés
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Gilpin, Laura
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon),
Carson, Rachel
Oppenheimer, J. Robert
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster),
Munson Gallery (New Haven, Conn.)
Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)
Saunders Sculpture International
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Personal and business records, project files, estate papers, photographs, video recordings, and printed material relating to Hanbury's career as a portrait sculptor. An addition donated in 2006 includes files on galleries, including the Munson Gallery and the Robertson Gallery; files on portrait sitters Richard Neutra, S. Dillon Ripley, Robert Oppenheimer, Georgia O'Keeffe, and others, containing letters, printed material, and photographs; photographs of Hanbury and her works of art; a videotape of a demonstration by the artist; appraisal information, and inventory and price lists; exhibition announcements; newspaper clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
Una Hanbury papers, 1910-1994, bulk 1966-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Una Hanbury (1904-1990) was a sculptor in Washington, D.C. and Santa Fe, N.M. [Birthdate also cited as 1909, although daughter confirmed 1904 birthdate.] Studied at both London's Polytechnic School of Art and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in London. She is best known for bronze portrait busts of distinguished individuals such as Rachel Carson, Buckminster Fuller, Georgia O'Keeffe, among others others.
Provenance:
Donated 1999 and 2006 by Jillian Poole, Hanbury's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait sculpture, American
Photographs
Women sculptors
Video recordings
Sculptors
Animal sculptors
Animal sculpture
Portrait sculpture
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6295
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)221286
AAA_collcode_hanbuna
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_221286
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