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Foster Brothers Picture Frames catalog

Subject:
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
Brochure : 11 p. : ill. ; 12 x 10 cm.
Type:
Printed/Published Materials
Date:
ca. 1896
Topic:
Framers
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9075
Summary:
Catalog of picture frames by the Foster Brothers Picture Frames co., Park Sq., Boston, Mass. Printing only on odd pages.
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Fitting room of the Foster Brothers Picture Frames

Subject:
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 13 x 17 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
189-?
Topic:
Artists' studios
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9076
Summary:
Photograph of the fitting room of the Foster Brothers Picture Frames, Cambridge St., Boston, Mass.

picture of a room in Foster Brothers factory, Cambridge St., Boston. Room is "fitting" room where mats for pictures were cut and pictures fitted to frames. Cards for mats standing at rear. Handle of cutting knife of table center.
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Foster Brothers framers stock card illustrating Spanish type of frame

Creator:
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
Item : 1 sheet 24 x 29 cm.
Type:
Artifacts
Date:
194-?
Topic:
Design drawings
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9081
Summary:
Foster Brothers framers stock card with design illustration and photograph.
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Sketch design for a picture frame

Creator:
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
1 drawing : graphite
Type:
Artworks
Date:
193-?
Topic:
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11855
Summary:
Sketch of frame both straight on and in cross-section. Inside sketch are typewritten notations of frame measurements, materials ("lemon gold leaf"), and cost ("$11.00").
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Carrig-Rohane Shop records, 1903-1962
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Archives of American Art
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Paul Bransom, Washington, D.C. letter to Grace Bransom, Boston, Mass.

Creator:
Bransom, Paul, 1885-1979
Bransom, Grace, 1885-1979
Physical description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 Oct. 29
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7733
Summary:
Letter with envelope. Envelope addressed to: Miss Grace Bond #29 Bowdoin St., Boston, Mass. (co. Mrs. Henderson)

Grace Bond is the maiden name of Grace Bransom.
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Paul Bransom papers, 1862-1985, bulk 1904-1979
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Archives of American Art
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Edward Warren letter to Frank Gair Macomber, Boston, Mass.

Creator:
Warren, Edward
Macomber, Frank Gair
Subject:
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Letter : 2 p. : signed ; 28 x 22 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1913 Mar. 31
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8923
Summary:
A letter from Warren to Macomber discussing the possibility of a Cubist-Futurist exhibition sponsored by the Copley Society, Boston, Mass.
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Copley Society records, 1879-1981
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Archives of American Art
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Alvan Fisher, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 19 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1852 Mar. 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6997
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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John Smibert, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Smibert, John, 1688-1751
Physical description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 24 x 19 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1743 July 1
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7000
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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T. H. Tompkins, Boston, Mass. letter to Charles Henry Hart

Creator:
Tompkins, T. H.
Hart, Charles Henry
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 13 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1892 Apr. 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7028
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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Henry Kirke Brown, Boston, Mass. letter to George Loring Brown, Worcester, Mass.

Creator:
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886
Brown, George Loring, 1814-1886
Physical description:
Letter : 3 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 25 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1839 Aug. 21
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6823
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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Descriptive catalogue of an important collection of Japanese and Chinese pottery, porcelain, bronzes, brocades, prints, embroideries, kakemono, screens, ivories and gold lacquers selected by Mr. Bunkio Matsuki of Kobe, Japan, and Boston

Matsuki collection, Japanese fine arts
Author:
Leonard & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F
Subject:
Matsuki, Bunkio 1867-1940 Art collections
Type:
Electronic resources
Catalogs
Auction catalogs
Date:
1898
Call number:
Auction 222
Notes:
Dates: 04/21,1898
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Henry Sargent, Boston, Mass. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Sargent, Henry, 1770-1845
Trumbull, John, 1770-1845
Physical description:
Letter : 3 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 20 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1821 Sept. 17
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6992
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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R. M. (Richard Morrell) Staigg, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Staigg, R. M. (Richard Morrell), 1817-1881
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 13 x 10 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1841 and 1881
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7006
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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Thomas Doughty, Boston, Mass. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856
Durand, Asher Brown, 1793-1856
Physical description:
Letter : 4 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 20 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1833 May 6
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6870
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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William Morris Hunt, Albany, N.Y. letter to Rose Lamb, Boston, Mass.

Creator:
Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879
Lamb, Rose, 1824-1879
Physical description:
Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten ; 21 x 25 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1878 Nov. 8
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10294
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Rose Lamb papers, circa 1870-1961, bulk, circa 1870-1900
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Archives of American Art
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Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Boston, Mass. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938
Hart, Charles Henry, 1851-1938
Physical description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 15 cm.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 Mar. 27
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6868
Summary:
Date based on note in lower left corner in a hand other than Dewing's: Arr. 3/27/05.
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
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Archives of American Art
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John Foster and employees in front of the Foster Brothers Picture Framers Store

Subject:
Foster, John Roy
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
1 photographic print : sepia ; 16 x 10 cm., on board 22 x 17 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1896
Topic:
Businessmen
Framers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9074
Summary:
John Foster (second from right) and employees in front of the Foster Brothers Picture Framers Store, Boston, Mass.

Identification (handwritten) 1896, 3 Park Square, Boston.
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Installation view of a Gaston Lachaise exhibition of sculpture and drawings at the Margaret Brown Gallery

Photographer:
Cushing, George M.
Subject:
Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957 Jan. 28 - Feb. 23
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13373
Summary:
Dates based on the run of the exhibition.
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Margaret Brown Gallery records, 1921-1958
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Archives of American Art
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Oil paintings, Water Colors, Pastels & Drawings. Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler

Creator:
Copley Society (Boston, Mass.)
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill
Physical description:
1 exhibition catalog
Type:
Printed/Published Materials
Date:
1904
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3348
Summary:
From Misc. Art Exhibition Catalog Collection.
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James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Catalogue of rare and superb collection of antique clocks, armors and musical instruments from Japan and China

Yamanaka Collection
Author:
Leonard & Co. (Boston, Mass.)
Former owner:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919 DSI-F
Subject:
Yamanaka & Company Art collections
Type:
Electronic resources
Catalogs
Auction catalogs
Date:
1904
Call number:
Auction 317
Notes:
Dates: 11/17-11/19,1904
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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