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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
Summary:
Catalog of picture frames by the Foster Brothers Picture Frames co., Park Sq., Boston, Mass. Printing only on odd pages.
Topic:
Framers
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9075
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
Data Source:
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-?
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.
Topic:
Artists' studios
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9076
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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Paul Revere's House, Boston, Mass.

Artist:
W. Harry Smith, born Devon, England 1875-died Cambridge, MA 1951
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 10 x 7 1/8 in. (25.4 x 18.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure(s) in exterior\urban
Cityscape\Massachusetts\Boston
Architecture Exterior\domestic\house
Architecture Exterior\domestic\Revere, Paul
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.301
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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-?
Summary:
Foster Brothers framers stock card with design illustration and photograph.
Topic:
Design drawings
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9081
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Sketch design for a picture frame

Creator:
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
1 drawing : graphite
Type:
Artworks
Date:
193-?
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").
Topic:
Frames
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11855
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Carrig-Rohane Shop records, 1903-1962
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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“Bunker Hill Grand Centennial March” Sheet Music

Composer:
Mason, L.
Publisher:
Oliver Ditson & Co.
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
leaflet
sheet music
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1875
Description (Brief):
This sheet music for the song “Bunker Hill Grand Centennial March,” was written and composed by L. Mason, and published by Oliver Ditson & Co. in Boston, Massachusetts in 1875. The march was written for the centennial of the Battle of Bunker Hill, and features an image of the Bunker Hill Monument and an image of the battle on the cover. There is a red stamp that reads “For the Press” on the upper right corner of the cover.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
Event:
Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775
ID Number:
1979.1154.22
Accession number:
1979.1154
Catalog number:
1979.1154.22
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Sheet Music
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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
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.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7733
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Paul Bransom papers, 1862-1985, bulk 1904-1979
Data Source:
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
Summary:
A letter from Warren to Macomber discussing the possibility of a Cubist-Futurist exhibition sponsored by the Copley Society, Boston, Mass.
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8923
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Copley Society records, 1879-1981
Data Source:
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
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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
Data Source:
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
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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
Data Source:
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
Notes:
Dates: 04/21,1898
Call number:
Auction 222
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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
Data Source:
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
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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
Data Source:
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
Data Source:
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
Summary:
Date based on note in lower left corner in a hand other than Dewing's: Arr. 3/27/05.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6868
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

The Battle at Bunker's Hill near Boston

Artist:
John Trumbull, born Lebanon, CT 1756-died New York City 1843
Medium:
engraving on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (14.9 x 21.3 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male
Figure(s) in exterior\battlefield
State of being\evil\war
State of being\death
Landscape\Massachusetts\Boston
History\United States\Battle of Bunker Hill
Object\weapon\gun
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Library of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1990.5.6
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

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
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.
Topic:
Businessmen
Framers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9074
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Foster Brothers records, 1875-1973, bulk, 1893-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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