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Walt Kuhn, Boston, Mass. letter to Vera Kuhn, Fort Lee, N.J.

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Creator:
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949
Kuhn, Vera, 1877-1949
Subject:
Kuhn, Vera
Kuhn, Walt
Copley Society (Boston, Mass.)
Armory Show (1913 : Boston, Mass.)
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Boston, Mass.
Date:
1913 Apr
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Letter : 5 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 14 cm.
Summary:
A letter detailing Kuhn's progress and planning that will bring the International Exhibition of Modern Art to Boston. It includes a diagram of the exhibition set-up at the Copley-Society.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14567
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Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Paul Revere's House, Boston, Mass.

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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 Picture Frames catalog

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Subject:
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Type:
Printed/Published Materials
Date:
ca. 1896
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Brochure : 11 p. : ill. ; 12 x 10 cm.
Summary:
Catalog of picture frames by the Foster Brothers Picture Frames co., Park Sq., Boston, Mass. Printing only on odd pages.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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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Crown Prince Linen Collar [trade card]

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Advertiser:
Pine & Hamblin (Boston, Mass.)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Trade cards
Date:
1890
1900
19th century
Notes:
In Box 11, Folder: Pine & Hamblin.
Summary:
5 Japanese figures in kimonos, several of indestinct sex. One holds a parasol and fan, another is wearing a Crown Prince collar.
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Collars
Men's Clothing
Clothing and dress
Kimonos
Local number:
AC0060-0000071 (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

“Bunker Hill Grand Centennial March” Sheet Music

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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

John Smibert, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient

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Creator:
Smibert, John, 1688-1751
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1743 July 1
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 24 x 19 cm.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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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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
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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

William Morris Hunt, Albany, N.Y. letter to Rose Lamb, Boston, Mass.

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Creator:
Hunt, William Morris, 1824-1879
Lamb, Rose, 1824-1879
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1878 Nov. 8
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 folded sheet : handwritten ; 21 x 25 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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.

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Creator:
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer, 1851-1938
Hart, Charles Henry, 1851-1938
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1905 Mar. 27
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 15 cm.
Summary:
Date based on note in lower left corner in a hand other than Dewing's: Arr. 3/27/05.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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

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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

Catalogue of rare and superb collection of antique clocks, armors and musical instruments from Japan and China

Yamanaka Collection
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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
Notes:
Dates: 11/17-11/19,1904
Call number:
Auction 317
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Catalogue of rare objects in wood, pewter and brass illustrating the art of old japan to be sold at unrestricted public sale by order of Mr. Bunkio Matsuki

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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:
1903
Notes:
Dates: 11/09-11/11,1903
Call number:
Auction 223
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Sketch design for a picture frame

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Creator:
Carrig-Rohane Shop (Boston, Mass.)
Type:
Artworks
Date:
193-?
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 drawing : graphite
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").
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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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The Battle at Bunker's Hill

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Artist:
Joseph Napoleon Gimbrede, born West Point, NY 1820-died ?
Medium:
engraving
Dimensions:
image: 8 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (21.0 x 31.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1842
Topic:
Figure group\male
Figure(s) in exterior\battlefield
History\United States\Revolution
History\United States\Battle of Bunker Hill
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of American History, Division of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1971.202
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Key to the Battle at Bunker's Hill

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Artist:
Unidentified
Medium:
engraving
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group\male
Figure(s) in exterior\battlefield
History\United States\Revolution
History\United States\Battle of Bunker Hill
Object\written matter
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Olin Dows
Object number:
1978.152.76
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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

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Subject:
Foster, John Roy
Foster Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1896
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : sepia ; 16 x 10 cm., on board 22 x 17 cm.
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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

Installation view of a Gaston Lachaise exhibition of sculpture and drawings at the Margaret Brown Gallery

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Photographer:
Cushing, George M.
Subject:
Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1957 Jan. 28 - Feb. 23
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 25 cm.
Summary:
Dates based on the run of the exhibition.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13373
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Margaret Brown Gallery records, 1921-1958
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Oil paintings, Water Colors, Pastels & Drawings. Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler

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Creator:
Copley Society (Boston, Mass.)
Subject:
Whistler, James McNeill
Type:
Printed/Published Materials
Date:
1904
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 exhibition catalog
Summary:
From Misc. Art Exhibition Catalog Collection.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3348
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James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Copley Society records, 1879-1981

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Creator:
Copley Society (Boston, Mass.)
Subject:
Gendrot, Felix Albert
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.5 linear feet (on 7 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
A history of the Society; a list of early exhibitions; the constitution and by-laws; minutes of meetings, 1879-1969; annual reports, 1888-1900; recording secretary's reports, 1928-1938; financial reports, 1924-1951; cash books for the building fund, 1893-1954, the decorative art fund, 1921-1953, and operating expenses, 1932-1944; a memorial funds file, 1924-1968, the Felix Gendrot bequest file, 1937-1967; five drawings by member Felix Gendrot, including three undated drawings of early Roman church facades and two 1937 sketches for the title page of a book; general correspondence, 1901-1981, and business correspondence, 1926-1936; files on art classes, 1926-1950, exhibitions, 1879-1979, loans, 1904-1905, and lectures, 1894; a scrapbook containing clippings, 1929-1930; exhibition announcements, clippings and miscellaneous printed items, 1898-1967 and undated; and photographs, 1889-1936 and undated, of Society members, building and exhibitions.
Citation:
Copley Society records, 1879-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 3524-3530 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Art society; Boston, Mass. Founded in 1879 as the Boston Art Student's Association by pupils of the School of Drawing and Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Changed its name to the Copley Society of Boston in 1901. Its purpose is to promote interest in art in Boston and to cultivate a spirit of fraternity among artists and art students.
Provenance:
The Copley Society records were microfilmed as a loan in 1984 and subsequently donated to the Archives of American Art in 1986.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Administrative records
Architectural drawings
Art
Art
Business records
Cashbooks
Drawings
Painters
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sculptors
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7151
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209285
AAA_collcode_coplsoci
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

Margaret Brown Gallery records, 1921-1958

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Creator:
Margaret Brown Gallery (Boston, Mass.)
Subject:
Brown, Margaret E.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9.0 linear ft. (microfilmed on 12 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Records of the gallery; and photograph files.
REELS 653-663: Records of the gallery, 1945-1958, including correspondence with artists, buyers and others, financial records, inventories, and customer lists.
REELS 672-673: Photograph files, 1921-1957 & undated, containing 618 photos of the works of 61 artists.
Citation:
Margaret Brown Gallery records, 1921-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 653-663 & 672-673 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 by Harold W. Palmer, shop assistant of the Margaret Brown Gallery.
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9037
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211226
AAA_collcode_margbrow
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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