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Children

Maker:
Sara Hochman, American
Student at:
The Educational Alliance
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: hand screen printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1930s
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Ella Ostrowsky
Accession Number:
1976-98-4
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Textile printed with repeat design of individual balerina on blue ground with green floral pattern, human figure on off-white ground with blue floral pattern, and stage scene featuring pink curtains and three performers. Designs are separated by green geometric shapes and striped rectangles.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Brussells Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.7 x 9.8 cm (2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1887
Topic:
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1903.170
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
Cox Collection [1]
To 1903
Obach & Co., London, to 1903 [2]
From 1903 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1903 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Voucher No. 1, July 11- November 1903, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Chelsea Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12.7 x 21.6 cm (5 x 8 1/2 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1897
Topic:
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.116a-c
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Society of the Butterfly (James McNeill Whistler), London, in 1902 [1]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]
Notes:
[1] See Original Whistler List, Paintings, pg. 16, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Society of the Butterfly [Company of the Butterfly] was James McNeill Whistler's London business through which he sold his works. Mr. Freer purchased this work in May 1900, although it was paid for on June 16, 1902 (see Accession List, Collections Management Office, as well as Curatorial Remarks in the object record).
[2] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Children on a table

Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w
Type:
Photographs
Date:
between 1897 and 1905?
Topic:
Children
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13144
Summary:
Shows four small children, two seated on top of a table, one standing in between them resting her hands on their heads, and one standing in front of the table.
This photograph was once part of the Marsh Family Scrapbook. It was loose from its album page when digitized.
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Reginald Marsh papers, 1897-1955
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Portsmouth Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.7 x 9.9 cm (2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1887
Topic:
child
boat
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1902.105
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
Samuda Collection [1]
To 1902
Obach & Co., London, to 1902 [2]
From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1902 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
[2] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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[Children of Sabina's filhas], circa 1938

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Subject:
Sabina Mãe
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 4 x 3 centimeters
Culture:
Brazilians
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Brazil
Salvador (Brazil)
Bahia (Brazil : State)
Date:
1938
circa 1938
Topic:
Children
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0504
Summary:
Children of filhas of Sabina, Caboclo Candomblé high priestess. Photograph from anthropologist Ruth Landes' 1938-1939 field research on Afro-Brazilians and Candomblé in Brazil in the city of Bahia (now known as Salvador). Handwritten by Landes on verso: "3 cil of Sabina's filhas: Menininha (Guiomar), Lourdes (Pequeninha), João (Guiomar)."
Cite as:
landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0504, Brazil: Bahian blacks and candomblé [2 of 3], Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Field photographs from Bahia, Brazil 1938 - 1939
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National Anthropological Archives
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[Augusta with two children], 1938 August

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
1 photographic print : black & white ; 4 x 3 centimeters
Culture:
Brazilians
Afro-Brazilians
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Brazil
Salvador (Brazil)
Bahia (Brazil : State)
Date:
1938
1938 August
Topic:
Children
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0316
Summary:
Photograph from anthropologist Ruth Landes' 1938-1939 field research on Afro-Brazilians and Candomblé in Brazil in the city of Bahia (now known as Salvador). Handwritten by Landes on verso: "Augusta with Si S' (bby) & S of her M's Co-W's D. Aug, 1938. Bahia. Genitals show 2-3 yrs." In The City of Women, Landes' book about her fieldwork in Brazil, Landes refers to an Augusta, a chambermaid at Landes' hotel in Bahia and a neighbor of Sabina, a Caboclo Candomblé priestess.
Cite as:
landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0316, Brazil: Bahian blacks and candomblé [2 of 3], Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Field photographs from Bahia, Brazil 1938 - 1939
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National Anthropological Archives
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Engenho Velho children, 1938 October 24

Creator:
Landes, Ruth 1908-1991
Physical description:
5 photographic prints : black & white ; 4 x 3 centimeters and 3 x 4 centimeters
Culture:
Brazilians
Afro-Brazilians
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Brazil
Salvador (Brazil)
Bahia (Brazil : State)
Date:
1938
1938 October 24
Topic:
Children
Local number:
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0572
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0574
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0575
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0583
Image ID landes_photo_brazil_91-4_0603
Summary:
Photographs from anthropologist Ruth Landes' 1938-1939 field research on Afro-Brazilians and Candomblé in Brazil in the city of Bahia (now known as Salvador).
Handwritten by Landes on versos: "E.V. cil. Oct. 24."
Cite as:
Image ID #, Brazil: Bahian blacks and candomblé [2 of 3], Box 62, Ruth Landes Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Field photographs from Bahia, Brazil 1938 - 1939
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National Anthropological Archives
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The Menpes Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1904
Topic:
portrait
child
United States
American Art
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-691
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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The Menpes Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 6.8 × 10 cm (2 11/16 × 3 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1904
Topic:
portrait
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of the Paul G. Marks Whistler Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-685.1
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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The Menpes Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 6.8 × 10 cm (2 11/16 × 3 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
1904
Topic:
portrait
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of the Paul G. Marks Whistler Collection
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-685.2
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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The Menpes Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.8 x 10.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1884-1886
Topic:
portrait
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1905.313
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
Mortimer Menpes (1855-1938), England [1]
To 1905
Frederick Keppel and Co., London, England, and New York, NY, to 1905 [2]
From 1905 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Frederick Keppel and Co. in 1905 [3]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]
Notes:
[1] See Curatorial Remarks in object record, as well as Purchase Details in Accession List.
[2] See Original Whistler List, Etchings, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[3] See note 2.
[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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The Menpes Children

Artist:
James McNeill Whistler (United States, 1834-1903)
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6.9 x 10.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1884-86
Topic:
portrait
child
United States
American Art
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1909.117
Rights:
Copyright with museum
Provenance:
To 1909
Obach & Co., London, to 1909 [1]
From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Obach & Co. in 1909 [2]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
Notes:
[1] See List of Whistler Purchases Since Making Up the Smithsonian Inventory, pg. 13, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
[2] See note 1.
[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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Studio portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.10
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Indoor portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.12
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Studio portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.5
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Studio portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.6
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Studio portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.4
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Studio portrait of children

Created by:
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place made:
Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, United States
Date:
1948 - 1970s
Topic:
African American
Children
Culture
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Object number:
2012.137.12.9
Rights:
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Untitled (Children Wrestling)

Artist:
Bruce Horowitz, born Philadelphia, PA 1949
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Topic:
Children
Ethnic\African-American
Recreation\sport and play\wrestling
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.773
Copyright Credit Line:
©1975, Bruce Horowitz
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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