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Dried Flower Album

Physical Description:
leather (binding material)
paper (covers; text block material)
pasteboard (boards material)
flowers, dried (plant material material)
leaves, dried (plant material material)
ink (notations material)
Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 9 in; 2.2225 cm x 18.415 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
album, dried flower
Place made:
Europe
Associated place:
France: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Nice
Italy: Campania, Naples
Italy: Campania, Pompeii
Italy: Campania, Sorrento
Italy: Latian, Rome
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
United Kingdom: England, Oxford
United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh, City of
Date made:
1852
Flyleaf inscription date:
1852-01-16
Dates specimens collected:
1852-01-22 to 1852-06-15
Date on folded note:
1852-03-19
Subject:
Europe  Search this
European History  Search this
Roman history  Search this
Souvenirs  Search this
Travel  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. E. Tuckerman Biays, Mrs. Draper L. Kauffman, Mrs. Robert G. Metters, Mrs. Willard Triest, and Mrs. Robert H. Williams
ID Number:
DL.61.0570
Catalog number:
61.0570
Accession number:
234919
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_319390

Caledonian Hotel, Edinburgh

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.1 cm x 17.8 cm; 1 7/32 in x 7 in
Object Name:
sticker, decal
Object Type:
Photomechanical Lithographic Processes
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh, City of
Date made:
ca 1930
ca 1920
Subject:
Travel  Search this
hotels  Search this
ID Number:
2012.0240.26
Accession number:
2012.0240
Catalog number:
2012.0240.26
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1435858

Princess Street, Edinburgh

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Edinburgh
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
Street  Search this
City landscape  Search this
Scotland  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0080
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0080
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Transportation
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820523

Loch Katrine, Scotland

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: Scotland, Loch Katrine
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
Ships  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0081
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0081
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Transportation
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820524

Scotland's Pride - The Great Forth Bridge and the Highland Kilt

Retailer:
Underwood & Underwood Illustration Studios  Search this
Publisher:
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
stereoview
stereocard
stereograph
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1896
Subject:
Travel  Search this
Scotland  Search this
ID Number:
2008.3019.0082
Nonaccession number:
2008.3019
Catalog number:
2008.3019.0082
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1820525

Ship Model, SS Frisia

Made for:
Division of the History of Technology. Transportation  Search this
Built SS Frisia:
Caird & Co.  Search this
Owned SS Frisia:
Hamburg-American Line  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 39 in x 90 in x 9 in; 99.06 cm x 228.6 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
ship
ship model
model, ship
Place made:
Germany: Hamburg, Hamburg
SS Frisia built:
United Kingdom: Scotland
SS Frisia scrapped:
Italy
Date made:
ca 1975
SS Frisia built:
1872
SS Frisia scrapped:
1902
Subject:
Travel  Search this
Steamships  Search this
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
ID Number:
TR.336909
Catalog number:
336909
Accession number:
1979.0408
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Maritime
On the Water exhibit
Family & Social Life
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676794

The Ferry-boat, (painting)

Artist:
Weber, Otto  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Topic:
Landscape--Scotland  Search this
Landscape--Foreign--Scotland  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Travel--Water--Boat  Search this
Control number:
AECI 05340013
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_aeci_101269

This Tiny, Uninhabitable Islet in the North Atlantic Has Attracted Fishermen and Adventurers for Decades

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:38:25 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_14c25aca534595d7ab5ba2d06cd595f1

What Makes This Minnesota Town the Halloween Capital of the World?

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 19:32:54 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_36d5821b47028675cbe05cdae58cf117

Follow the Ancient Amber Road

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 16:55:00 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_ef1e26890c52d377e26f8e3a3d6e25b2

The Voyage of Life--Childhood

Artist:
James Smillie, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1807-died Poughkeepsie, NY 1885  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Cole, born Bolton-le-Moors, England 1801-died Catskill, NY 1848  Search this
Printer:
H. Peters, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 5/16 x 22 13/16 in. (38.9 x 58.0 cm.); mount...
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1855
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Allegory\life\childhood  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alice Ingersoll Neagle
Object number:
1978.87.1
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.87.1

The Voyage of Life--Youth

Artist:
James Smillie, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1807-died Poughkeepsie, NY 1885  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Cole, born Bolton-le-Moors, England 1801-died Catskill, NY 1848  Search this
Printer:
H. Peters, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 1/4 x 22 7/8 in. (38.8 x 58.0 cm.); mount...
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1853
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\tree\palm tree  Search this
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Allegory\life\youth  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alice Ingersoll Neagle
Object number:
1978.87.2
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.87.2

The Voyage of Life--Manhood

Artist:
James Smillie, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1807-died Poughkeepsie, NY 1885  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Cole, born Bolton-le-Moors, England 1801-died Catskill, NY 1848  Search this
Printer:
H. Peters, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 3/8 x 23 in. (39.0 x 58.3 cm.); mount...
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1855
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Allegory\life\manhood  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alice Ingersoll Neagle
Object number:
1978.87.3
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.87.3

The Voyage of Life--Old Age

Artist:
James Smillie, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1807-died Poughkeepsie, NY 1885  Search this
Copy after:
Thomas Cole, born Bolton-le-Moors, England 1801-died Catskill, NY 1848  Search this
Printer:
H. Peters, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
engraving on paper mounted on paper
Dimensions:
image: 15 5/16 x 22 7/8 in. (38.8 x 58.1 cm.); mount...
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1856
Topic:
Landscape\weather\sun  Search this
Travel\water\boat  Search this
Allegory\life\old age  Search this
Religion\angel  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Alice Ingersoll Neagle
Object number:
1978.87.4
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1978.87.4

The Nearest Way in Winter

Artist:
William Wellstood, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1819-died New York City 1900  Search this
Copy after:
Albert Fitch Bellows, born Milford, MA 1829-died Auburndale, MA 1883  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
21 1/2 x 31 in. (54.6 x 78.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1883
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape\river  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Travel\land\sleigh  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\farmhouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles Dipple in memory of Louis F. Bohne
Object number:
1968.53.13
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.53.13

The Sleigh Ride

Artist:
William Wellstood, born Edinburgh, Scotland 1819-died New York City 1900  Search this
Copy after:
George H. McCord, born New York City 1848-died New York City 1909  Search this
Medium:
etching
Dimensions:
31 x 24 in. (78.7 x 61.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Architecture\bridge  Search this
Landscape\road  Search this
Landscape\river  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Travel\land\sleigh  Search this
Landscape\town  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\sleigh  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles Dipple in memory of Louis F. Bohne
Object number:
1968.53.22
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.53.22

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
3.68 Cubic feet (consisting of 8 boxes, 1 folder, 3 oversize folders.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications
Business records
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Place:
Australia -- description and travel
Austria -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Colorado -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel -- 1910-1950
China -- Description and Travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Canada -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Date:
1844-1966
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping 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
Scope and Contents:
Tours consists of business records and advertisements created by tourism companies and rail lines, travel guides to varied countries and geographic areas, and other select items such as travel advice, resources on hotels and resorts, and travel-related events or lectures.

No expansive business documentation exists for any company represented within the records. The strength of the collection lies in its breadth of information about other countries, states, or geographic locations provided for the purposes of informing travelers. While no substantial material concerning the history and development of the tourism industry exists within the collection, this subject category provides substantial resources for researchers interested in sorts of information that was made available to tourists, types of travel and tours available, and background about resources and perceptions of promoted vacation destinations over a long time period.
Arrangement:
Tours is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Subject
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Tours is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Railroads -- 19th century  Search this
Railroads -- 20th century  Search this
Health resorts  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
Railroads -- 1860-1900  Search this
Railroads -- 1874-1910  Search this
Travel  Search this
Hotels  Search this
Automobile travel -- United States  Search this
Railroads -- Dining-car service  Search this
Railroads  Search this
Railroad companies  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Maps, Tourist  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Railroads -- History  Search this
Railroad trains  Search this
Sleeping cars (Railroads)  Search this
Air travel  Search this
Travel -- 1890-1930  Search this
Tourist trade -- Postcards  Search this
Travel -- 1910-1920  Search this
Railroad travel  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Family vacations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1910-1940  Search this
Railroad stations  Search this
Tourist trade -- 1900-1910 -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
advertising -- Transportation  Search this
Vacations  Search this
Railroad passenger cars  Search this
Genre/Form:
Travel brochures
Commercial correspondence
Letterheads
Receipts
Print advertising
Business cards
Invoices
Business letters
Publications -- Business
Business records
Publications
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Correspondence
Advertising fliers
Advertisements
Advertising
Advertising mail
Advertising cards
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tours
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tours
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tours

Sanford Robinson Gifford papers

Creator:
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Names:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
1840s-1900, circa 1960s-1970s
Summary:
The papers of landscape painter Sanford Robinson Gifford, date from the 1840s through 1900, and circa 1960s-1970s. The bulk of the papers fall between 1855-1881; material from the circa 1960s-1970s consists of photographic copy prints for which the Archives does not have the originals. The small collection measures 0.9 linear feet of scattered documentation of Gifford's life, primarily extensive biographical accounts of his travels in the mid 1850s and late 1860s in the form of bound letters to his father. These serve as detailed journals of his impressions of Europe and the Middle East, the development of his painting, and his relationships with other artists such as Albert Bierstadt and Worthington Whittredge. The collection also contains sketches by Gifford, printed material including catalogs of Gifford's paintings, and photographs of Gifford and others.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection dates from the 1840s through 1900, and circa 1960s-1970s with the bulk of the material falling between 1855-1881. Material from circa 1960s-1970s consists of photographic copy prints of original photographs from the mid to late 1800s for which the Archives does not own the originals. The papers measure 0.9 linear feet and provide detailed documentation of the life of Hudson River School landscape painter, Sanford Robinson Gifford, during the mid 1850s and late 1860s. The papers contain extensive accounts of Gifford's travels in 3 bound volumes of typewritten letters from Gifford to his father. These letters serve as travel journals and provide extensive and vivid descriptions of Gifford's work and experiences in Europe and the Middle East, and document his relationships with a variety of other artists, including Alfred Bierstadt and Worthington Whittredge, during this period.

Additional records provide scattered documenation of other periods of Gifford's life. Letters refer to his travels in the American west and his Civil War service and its effect on his painting. Printed material includes clippings and exhibition catalogs, and includes a catalogue of his paintings published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1881. Artwork by Gifford includes sketches by the artist and prints, engravings and paintings by various others. Original photographs date from 1856-1900 and include images of Gifford during the Civil War. Copyprints for which the Archives does not own the originals date from the circa 1960s-1970s and include two images of a family home in Hudson, New York, where Gifford had a studio in the mid 1860s, a portrait photograph of Gifford, and an image of Gifford on the Hayden expedition.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series:

Series 1: Letters, 1855-1874 (Box 1; 3 volumes, 1 folder)

Series 2: Printed Material, circa 1850s-1881 (Box 2; 4 folders)

Series 3: Artwork, circa 1840s-circa 1870s (Box 2, OV 3; 4 folders)

Series 4: Photographs and Copy Prints, 1856-circa 1900, circa 1960s-1970s (Box 2, 5, OV 4; 11 folders)
Biographical Note:
Sanford Robinson Gifford was born in Greenfield, New York, in 1823. He attended Brown University from 1842-1844 and moved to New York City in 1845 where he studied drawing, perspective and anatomy under the direction of the British watercolorist and drawing-master, John R. Smith. He also studied the human figure in anatomy classes at the Crosby Street Medical college and took drawing classes at the National Academy of Design. In 1846 he visited the Berkshire Hills and the Catskill Mountains, sketching from nature. "These studies," he wrote to O. B. Frothingham in 1874, "together with the great admiration I felt for the works of Cole developed a strong interest in landscape art, and opened my eyes to a keener perception and more intelligent enjoyment of nature. Having once enjoyed the absolute freedom of the landscape painters life I was unable to return to portrait painting."

The American Art Union bought and showed some of Gifford's first pictures in 1847. In 1851 he was elected an associate, and in 1854 an academician, of the National Academy of Design.

Gifford traveled widely to sketch landscapes for future paintings, recording his experiences in letters to his father which he intended would "serve the double purpose of letter and journal, and be an economy of time." He requested that his father number the letters sequentially and keep them together.

In the summer of 1855 Gifford visited England, Scotland and Paris, where he spent the winter of 1855 transforming his English and Scottish sketches into paintings. In the fall of 1856 he rented a studio in Rome and, over the course of the winter, painted pictures that reportedly pleased him "pretty well," including Lake Nemi. During the spring of 1857, Gifford spent time with fellow artists Worthington Whittredge, William H. Beard and Albert Bierstadt before leaving Rome in May with Bierstadt for a walking tour of southern Italy, where they planned to reconnect with Whittredge and Beard. Gifford ended his European tour with a visits to Innsbruck, Munich, Vienna, Prague, Dresden, Berlin and Paris, before returning to the United States at the end of the summer.

On his return Gifford rented studio Number 19 in the Tenth Street Studio Building in New York City, which he retained until his death. Over the next few years he also made frequent summer trips to various northeastern locales including the Catskills, the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains in Vermont, the White Mountains in New Hampshire, Maine and Nova Scotia.

Gifford served in New York's Seventh Regiment when it marched to the defense of Washington in April 1861, and again in 1862 and 1863. Several paintings resulted from this experience, including Sunday Morning at Camp Cameron (1861), Bivouac of the Seventh Regiment at Arlington Heights, Virginia (1861) and Camp of the Seventh Regiment, near Frederick, Maryland, in July 1863 (1864).

In 1868 Gifford returned to Europe, again visiting London and Paris, where he met with friends Jervis McEntee and his wife. He then spent the summer visiting the Alps and Sicily before wintering in Rome. In 1869 he traveled to Egypt where he and a small party hired a boat to take them on a two-month voyage from Cairo down the Nile River. Subsequently, Gifford traveled to the Middle East with Alfred Craven via the Suez Canal, where his itinerary included Syria, Jerusalem, Samaria, Damascus, Greece and Turkey. Gifford arrived in Venice in June 1869 and sailed for the United States at the beginning of September.

In 1870 Gifford visited Colorado with Worthington Whittredge and John Frederick Kensett, and accompanied a United States Geological party under Dr. Hayden in the exploration of Wyoming, Utah, and the Colorado Territories. In the summer of 1873 he visited California, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska.

Gifford married in 1877 but in 1880 became ill and died of malarial fever and pneumonia at the age of 58. That same year he was honored with the Metropolitan Museum of Art's first monographic retrospective and a memorial catalogue of his known pictures.
Related Material:
Five sketchbooks were loaned by Vassar College in 1966 and the originals were returned to the donor after microfilming on reel D254.
Separated Material:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reels D254 and 688) including twenty-one sketchbooks, photographs, passports and certificates, an 1888 European travel diary of Mary Louise Willard, wife of Gifford's nephew, Harold, and a 1966 letter. Loaned materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Edith Wilkinson first donated the Sanford Robinson Gifford papers in 1955 and 1957. James C. Gifford donated copy prints of photographs in 1964. Five sketchbooks were lent for microfilming by the Vassar College Art Library in 1966 and George and Frances Gifford Cummings donated additional material in 1973. In 1974, sixteen sketchbooks, photographs, and other materials were lent for microfilming by Dr. Sanford Gifford, Gifford's great-nephew.
Restrictions:
The collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website.
Rights:
The Sanford Robinson Gifford papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art  Search this
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Landscape painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Hudson River school of landscape painting  Search this
Landscape painting -- 19th century -- New York (State)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Diaries
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Sanford Robinson Gifford papers, 1840s-1900, circa 1960s-1970s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.giffsanf
See more items in:
Sanford Robinson Gifford papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-giffsanf
Additional Online Media:

A journal of travels in England, Holland, and Scotland, and of two passages over the Atlantic, in the years 1805 and 1806

Author:
Silliman, Benjamin 1779-1864  Search this
Former owner:
Landauer, Bella Clara 1874-1960,- DSI  Search this
Burlington Public Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Silliman, Benjamin 1779-1864 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. fold. plates, fold. plan. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Britain
Netherlands
Date:
1812
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DA625 .S58X 1812
DA625.S58X 1812
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_130243

Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 color slides (circa)
1,500 prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
slides
color slides
prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- description and travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- description and travel
Sri Lanka -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- description and travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- description and travel
Nepal -- description and travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- description and travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- description and travel
Israel -- description and travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- description and travel
Burma -- description and travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- description and travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- description and travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- description and travel
Holland -- description and travel
Guatemala -- description and travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- description and travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- description and travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

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