Edward McKnight Kauffer, American, active England, 1890–1954
Research in Progress
Newspaper clipping with text on verso. A triangular bottle standing, featuring a man with arm raised holding a shell, on a black circle. Center left: IT, with lines radiating from these letters. Upper left: STANDING / STARTING / RUNNING; below: STAYS ON THE JOB / That is why HUMBER, HILLMAN and SUNBEAM-TALBOT / use and recommend DOUBLE SHELL OIL EXCLUSIVELY;
On the River (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)
Paintings from Shiraz (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Paper and Clay from Modern Japan (Exhibition) (1990-1991: Washington, D.C.)
Porcelain from Japan (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.)
Quest for the Ten-Headed Demon (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)
Sakhi: Friend and Messenger in Rajput Love Paintings (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)
Studies in Connoiseurship, 1923-1983 (Exhibition) (1983-1984: Washington, D.C.)
Twelve Centuries of Art from the Imperial Court (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)
Variations on a Script: Islamic Calligraphy from the Vever Collection (Exhibition) (1990: Washington, D.C.)
When Kingships Descended from Heaven: Masterpieces of Mesopotamian Art from the Louvre (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)
Whistler in Japan (Exhibition) (1994-1996: Washington, D.C.)
Wonders of Creation, Oddities of Existence: An Exhibition in Celebration of Halley's Comet (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)
Yani: The Brush of Innocence (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)
7 cu. ft. (7 record storage boxes)
These records consist of materials that document the publicity generated by, for, and about the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, their collections, exhibitions, and events. Please note that clippings and notices carried in a variety of media are recorded in these records. "Press Reports" are a compilation of clippings from various sources bound together in a single volume. The bulk of the collection was assembled and maintained by Susan Bliss, Head of Public Affairs (c.1988-2000). Items of special interest include death notices of Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer (1887-1970), Freer's friend and member of the Freer Visiting Committee, and the rediscovery and acquisition of Henri Vener's collection by the Sackler. Exhibitions and events of special interest include the reopening of the Freer following its renovation; "Yani: The Brush of Innocence;" "The Noble Path: Buddhist Art in South Asia and Tibet;" and "Whistler in Japan." Materials include newspaper clippings, press releases, and magazine clippings.
overall: 4 in x 1 in x 2 in; 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm x 5.08 cm
blanket clip, pair of
pair of blanket clips
Pair of celluloid plastic blanket clips. The clips are flexible rings with rigid extensions. The ends are cut and hand-painted to resemble rosy-cheeked clowns. Clips like these were used to hold blankets in place in a crib.
Shield-shaped dress clip comprised of ninety-two brilliant-cut glass rhinestones and nie baguette-cut rhinestones encased in a visible rhodium plated base metal (a less expensive member of the platinum family).
This clip (and it's mate 1997-146-7) are symmetrical, monochromatic and characteristic of the geometric Art Deco style and 'white jewelry' trend sof the 1930s.
Gift of Sally Steinbach Israel in memory of her mother, Fredricka Friedman Steinbach