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Robert Scull letter to Leo Castelli

Creator:
Scull, Robert C., 1917-1986
Castelli, Leo, 1917-1986
Physical description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 22 x 28 cm. or smaller.
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1964?
Summary:
Scull writes to discuss issues with the installation of Warhol's Flowers, including a diagram of how the works are hung on one wall of the gallery.
Date based on exhibition of Warhol's Flowers at the Castelli Gallery.
First page measures 22 x 14 cm., second page measures 18 x 28 cm.
Topic:
Art galleries, Commercial
Exhibitions
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)9421
See more items in:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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Teapot

Donor Name:
Smithsonian Institution
Culture:
Chinese
Object Type:
Teapot
Place:
China, Asia
Accession Date:
1966-Mar-22
Specimen Count:
2
Record Last Modified:
1 Dec 2014
Topic:
Ethnology
Accession Number:
265970
USNM Number:
E404337-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Submerged Spirits

Artists/Makers:
Kenojuak Ashevak (Kenojuak), Inuit [Cape Dorset], b. 1927
Donor:
R. E. Mansfield (Richard E. Mansfield), Non-Indian, 1937-2007
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Etched/printed
Dimensions:
58 x 79.5 cm
Culture/People:
Inuit [Cape Dorset]
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Cape Dorset (Kingait, Kinngait, Kingnait); Qikiqtaaluk Region (Qitirmiut, Baffin); Nunavut; Canada
Archipelago:
Canadian Arctic Archipelago
Island Grouping:
Baffin Island Group
Island Name:
Dorset Island
Date Created:
2002
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of R.E. Mansfield (1937-2007), donated to NMAI in 2005.
Catalog Number:
26/4392
See more items in:
Modern and Contemporary Arts
On View:
The George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian

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Rockmarge [photoprint] rock garden

Photographer:
J. Horace McFarland Company
Physical description:
1 photoprint: b&w ; 3 x 5 in
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Essex County, Beverly
Massachusetts
Pride's Crossing
Rockmarge (Prides Crossing, Massachusetts)
Date:
1928
06/04/1928
Notes:
Aubrieta variety Arabis alpina florepleno.
Topic:
Spring
Rock gardens
Perennials
Rocks
Gardens
Local number:
MA020039
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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20c West Virginia single

Scott Catalogue USA 2000
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
West Virginia
Date:
April 14, 1982
Description:
mint
Topic:
Animals
Plants
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1999.2004.246.48
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum

Offering cloth

Media/Materials:
Camelid wool yarn, cotton yarn, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Dyed, tapestry woven
Dimensions:
53.3 x 60.1 cm
Culture/People:
probably Inka (Inca): Colonial Inka (archaeological) (attributed)
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Cusco (Cuzco) Region; Peru
Date Created:
circa 1800
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; purchased in 1925 by George Heye in Paris, France, using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number:
14/3681
See more items in:
Archaeological Items
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian

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Sidewall

Medium:
Machine-printed on paper
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1925
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Large flowers printed in yellow, orange and brown with silver leaves. Printed on a blue background with yellow strung beads. Art deco style.
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Bennett Levinson
Accession Number:
2000-25-9
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Highland Farm [lantern slide]

Creator:
Williams, Andrew Murray
Highlands Historical Society
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Maine, York County, York, York Harbor
Highland Farm (York Harbor, Maine)
Maine
York Harbor
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena."
Historic plate number: "4."
Historic plate caption: "Mrs. A. Murray Williams."
Topic:
Summer
Flower beds
Weather vanes
Houses
Local number:
ME019008
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

Mabel Alvarez

Subject:
Alvarez, Mabel
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1961
Summary:
Identification on verso (handwritten): Mabel Alvarez - 1961
Topic:
Artists at or with their work
Hispanic American women artists
Painters
Portraits
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7954
See more items in:
Mabel Alvarez papers, 1898-1987
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

[Scott Garden] [slide]: woodland gardens

Photographer:
Scott, Theodore, Jr.
Physical description:
1 slide: col.; 35 mm. slide
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Virginia, Orange County, Orange
Virginia
Orange
Scott Garden (Orange, Va.)
Date:
1994
1994 Apr
Topic:
Gardens
Woodland gardens
Azaleas
Stones
Local number:
VA258006
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Hubbard Garden] [slide]: Dianthus (pinks)

Photographer:
Hubbard, Penney C
Physical description:
1 slide: col. 35 mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland
Baltimore
Hubbard Garden (Baltimore, Maryland)
Date:
1996
1996 May
Topic:
Gardens
Pinks (Plants)
Stones
Rocks
Perennials
Local number:
MD188044
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Saltonstall Garden] [slide]: border along fence surrounding vegetable garden, 1998

Photographer:
Marshall, Barbara M.
Physical description:
1 slide: col. 35 mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Chestnut Hill
Massachusetts
Chestnut Hill
Saltonstall Garden (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts)
Date:
1998
1998 Jun
Topic:
Gardens
Trees
Perennials
Vegetable gardening
Fences--wooden
Garden borders
Lawns
Sculpture
Evergreens
Local number:
MA157011
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

Pressed flowers from the Holy Land : flowers gathered and pressed in Palestine / Introd. by Smith Baker

Author:
Greene, Harvey B (Harvey Bartlett) 1864-1949
Physical description:
[32] p. ill., 12 mounted col. specimens ; 16 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Palestine
Date:
1903
[c1903]
Topic:
Wild flowers
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

[Mockingbird Farms] [slide (photograph)]: the community garden viewed from the adjacent home; evening trumpetflower grows on the fence in the foreground

Photographer:
Dunklin, Elsie Norman
Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): col. ; 35 mm
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Place:
United States of America, Texas, Dallas County, Dallas
Texas
Dallas
Mockingbird Farms (Dallas, Texas)
Date:
2012
2012 Mar
Topic:
Gardens
Lawns
Shrubs
Trees
Vegetable gardening
Fences--wooden
Climbing plants
Community gardens
Local number:
TX102002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

Clay Garden [lantern slide]

Creator:
Clay, C. C., Mrs
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, California, Alameda County, Piedmont
Clay Garden (Piedmont, California)
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Rhododendron pink pearl backed by pink roses and edged with white English daisies makes a charming picture in the same garden.
Historic plate number: "29."
Topic:
Spring
Rose arbors
Daisies
Rhododendrons
Flowering shrubs
Arches
Local number:
CA037002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Walden] [lantern slide]: a formal garden

Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Illinois, Lake County, Lake Forest
Illinois
Lake Forest
Walden (Lake Forest, Illinois)
Date:
1910
1935
[between 1910 and 1935]
Notes:
Historic plate number: "10."
Topic:
Formal gardens
Roses
Flower beds
Standard
Garden borders
Hedges
Gardens
Local number:
IL025005
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Hedgleigh Spring]: vegetable garden

Photographer:
Staples, Susan
Physical description:
1 slide: col. 35mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Delaware County, Swarthmore
Hedgleigh Spring (Swarthmore, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1998
1998 Jun
Summary:
Vegetable garden.
Topic:
Perennials
Fences
Vegetable gardening
Plant supports
Local number:
PA347013
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Dane Garden] [slide]: raised beds of vegetable garden behind hedge

Photographer:
Marshall, Barbara M.
Physical description:
1 slide: col. 35 mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Massachusetts, Chestnut Hill
Massachusetts
Chestnut Hill
Dane Garden (Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts)
Date:
1995
1995 May
Topic:
Gardens
Trees
Lawns
Hedges
Shrubs
Vegetable gardening
Raised bed gardening
Local number:
MA158012
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

[Duck Hill] [slide]: herb garden in summer

Photographer:
Dickey, Page
Physical description:
1 slide: col. ; 35 mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, New York, Westchester County, North Salem
New York
North Salem
Duck Hill (North Salem, New York)
Date:
2001
2001 Jun
Topic:
Gardens
Trees
Arbors
Hedges
Sundials
Edging, brick
Herb gardens
Box
Walkways, stone
Benches
Local number:
NY130004
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

Flowers of the Holy Land : 30 color reproductions of original watercolors / Bertha Spafford Vester ; with a biographical sketch by Lowell Thomas and a note by Norman Vincent Peale

Author:
Vester, Bertha Spafford 1878-1968
Physical description:
86 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Palestine
Date:
1966
1966, c1962
Topic:
Wild flowers
Call number:
ND2040.V58 A4 1966a
ND2040.V58A4 1966a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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