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Gathering Autumn Leaves

Artist:
Winslow Homer, American, 1836–1910  Search this
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on wood panel
Type:
figures
Painting
Object Name:
Painting
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1877
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Savage Homer, Jr.
Accession Number:
1917-14-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Design for a Stained Glass Window: Grammatica

Artist:
Hans Kaspar Lang the Elder, Swiss, 1571 – 1645  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash
Type:
glasswares
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1606
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-129
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Folder 17 Boulton, Mrs. Walfrid - Boy Scouts of America

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 112
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Secretary, Records
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Records
Records / Series 1: CORRESPONDENCE, 1890-1929. Arranged alphabetically and chronologically. / Box 8
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Tyler -- Royal Oaks

Former owner:
Byars, B. G.  Search this
Byars, B. G. Mrs  Search this
Landscape architect:
Pullam, Noel  Search this
Landscape designer:
Lambert's  Search this
Landscape features:
Arabella Gardens  Search this
Breedlove Nursery  Search this
Provenance:
The Gertrude Windsor Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Royal Oaks (Tyler, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Smith -- Tyler
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and photocopies of images.
General:
Royal Oaks represents one of the premier gardens of Tyler, Texas, dating to the mid-1930s - the unique era of the oil-drilling boom in eastern Texas. The gardens are located in Tyler's historic azalea district, adding to their heritage and community preservation status. From azaleas to dogwoods to a historic Black Gum, the elements are a community treasure.
Major plantings include Live Oaks, Magnolias, Dogwoods, Japanese Bloodgood Maple and Crepe Myrtles. Flowering plants include Camellias, Azaleas, Hydrangeas, Wisteria and Forsythia. St. Augustine grass, Mondo grass, native Yupons and other greenery complete the tableau.
Special features include the herb garden with Bay Tree topiary and sculptures of a little boy playing the flute, a metal heron and distinctive bird bath. The badminton courts were added in 1939, thus generating a Badminton Club that exists to this day. The original gazebo was hand-carried by eight men, relocating it when the swimming pool addition was under way. The gazebo is now draped and serves as a bathhouse in summer. The original barn, which housed Shetland ponies for many years, still stands. Visiting dignitaries have included J. Edgar Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan.
Persons associated with the garden include Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Byars (former owners, mid-1930s-1979); Noel Pullam (landscape architect, 1970s); Lambert's (landscape designer, 1930s); Arabella Gardens (landscape features, 1990s- ); Breedlove Nursery (landscape features, 1950s).
Related Materials:
Royal Oaks related holdings consist of 2 folders (12 35mm slides (photographs); 5 digital images)
See others in:
Eleanor Weller collection, circa 1978-2006.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Tyler  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX165
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
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Archives of American Gardens
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Leesburg -- Little Oatlands

Former owner:
Carter, George  Search this
Carter, George Mrs.  Search this
Carter, George II  Search this
Eustis, William Corcoran  Search this
Eustis, William Corcoran Mrs  Search this
Finley, David E. Jr.  Search this
Finley, Margaret Morton Eustis  Search this
Williams, Dick  Search this
Williams, Joan, Mrs  Search this
Sculptor:
Righetti, Francesco  Search this
Hancock, Walter  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Finley, Margaret Eustis  Search this
Provenance:
Fauquier and Loudoun Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Little Oatlands (Leesburg, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Loudoun -- Leesburg
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles and biographical information.
General:
Little Oatlands has a two-acre formal garden originally designed in the mid-1930's by the owners David and Margaret Finley, and the garden rooms, allées, stone walls, gazebo, statues and sculptures have been maintained with few changes for 80 years. The first garden room inside the main gate was installed in 1935 and has four parterres bordered with boxwood around a central fountain, originally a sundial. The original English boxwood borders have been replaced with Korean and American box cultivars in this and the other three rooms. Three more garden rooms were developed in 1937: two bisecting cedar allées that lead to a gazebo set over the stone wall, a flowering cherry allée that leads to a wall fountain, and another room with a large planted urn, a statue of St. Francis Assisi and a swath formerly used as a bowling green bordered by statues of the four seasons. A swimming pool was added in 1952. Boxwood hedges define the rooms within the perimeter of stone walls and ornamental iron gates provide entry to the different rooms. Some of the statues and fountains were copied from classical Italian pieces, and the gazebo was copied from one in England. Original sculptures include "Suzanna at the Bath" by Paul Manship and "The Little Shepherd Boy" by Walter Hancock. In addition to the main house there is a guest cottage on the property. Recent work in the gardens includes replanting long borders of ephemeral spring bulbs under the flowering cherry allée.
In the early 18th century this country house was a tenant farmer's stone cottage on the 63,093 acre estate known as Oatlands Plantation. In 1887 the Carter family was forced to sell the large property but continued to own a few cottages and 180 acres, and called it Little Oatlands. Members of the Eustis family have owned this property since 1927 and have enlarged this house and converted the Carter's vegetable garden into the existing formal garden. In 1965 Oatlands mansion, garden and more than 250 surrounding acres were deeded to the National Trust for Historic Preservation with easements for the family.
Persons associated with the garden include George Carter (former owner, 1798-1847); Mrs. George Carter (former owner, 1847-1897); George Carter II (former owner, 1897-1926); Mr. and Mrs. William Corcoran Eustis (former owner, 1927-1932); David E. Finley, Jr. (1890-1977) and Margaret Morton Eustis Finley (1903-1977) (former owners, 1932-1977); Dick and Joan Williams (former owners, 1977-2014); Paul Manship (sculptor, 1947); Francesco Righetti (sculptor); Walter Hancock (sculptor, c. 1960); Margaret Eustis Finley (sculptor, c. 1930)
Related Materials:
Little Oatlands related holdings consist of 2 folders (21 digital images)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Leesburg  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA445
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
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Archives of American Gardens
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Dallas -- A Dallas Family Garden

Architect:
Smith, Eric J.  Search this
Easton, David A.  Search this
Landscape architect:
Johnson, Warren Hill  Search this
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
A Dallas Family Garden (Dallas, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Dallas
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes an information sheet, a features plan, a slide view plan, a slide list, plant list and a magazine article.
General:
A family's private residence built in 2001 features two mature live oak trees that were left in place during construction of the house, and now shade the entrance and interior courtyard. The 2.5 acre property is long and narrow, so numerous trees were planted for privacy and shade, including pecan, magnolia, elm, pine, and live oak, with shade tolerant shrubs planted below. There are many water features, including a fountain court, wall fountains in the courtyards, a stream and pond for the children that were channeled from Turtle Creek, and a swimming pool. A tree house for the children is hidden in a grove of trees. Architect Eric J. Smith, architect/designer David A. Easton, and landscape designer Warren Hill Johnson, RLA, of Fallcreek Gardens, Inc., all worked on the property.
The property includes ample lawns for recreation, an elaborate playhouse, tennis court, gazebo, and guest house. Faux bois furniture is placed in wooded areas where the children play. Bird houses sited on tall poles are replicas of old Texas mission churches. There are brick paths and paving stones set in grass that provide access to outdoor recreation and entertainment. Vertical gardens were planted on the walls around the house for their cooling effect.
Persons associated with this property include Warren Hill Johnson of Fallcreek Gardens, Inc. (landscape architect, 1997 - 2001); Eric J. Smith (architect, 1997-2001) and David A. Easton (designer/architect, 1997-2001).
Related Materials:
A Dallas Family Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (29 35 mm. slides (photographs))
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX089
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
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Archives of American Gardens
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Philadelphia -- Krisheim

Former owner:
Woodward, Gertrude  Search this
United Presbyterian Church  Search this
Woodward, George, Dr.  Search this
Ornamental ironwork designer:
Yellin, Samuel  Search this
Creator:
Mercer, Henry  Search this
Sculptor:
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Selmer-Larsen, Johan  Search this
Landscape designer:
Fleming, Robert  Search this
Schneider, Nina  Search this
Landscape architect:
Dawson, James F. (James Frederick), 1874-1941  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Krisheim (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopy of articles and a DVD entitled, "John Selmer Larsen: The Truth of All Things Natural."
Varying Form:
Woodward Garden, formerly known as.
General:
The landscape design was planned for this property by the original owners and landscape architect James Frederick Dawson, consulting for 15 years before the half-timbered Jacobean Tudor mansion was finished. During that time Krisheim was an arboretum open to the public who could "respect the trees and shrubbery". Their vision was to create a garden suburb in the city comprising a densely wooded entrance with a long driveway leading to parkland in front of the house, sweeping lawns directly behind the house to give an unobstructed view of the Wissahickon Valley, formal gardens on three levels beside the house, more private lawn below as well as cutting and vegetable gardens, and woodland gardens. The massed trees and native Wissahickon schist used throughout for walls, paths and the house itself were to give the impression of a woodsy retreat rather than the great estate they actually built. The original 40 acre property has been reduced to 14 acres and beginning in 1988 features of the original Olmsted Brothers hardscape and plantings have been restored.
At the top level of the formal garden there is a long pool used for swimming laps, fed from the wall fountains above that are run by a contemporary recycling pump. Dogwood trees are espaliered on the Wissahickon schist wall behind the pool which has cantilevered steps so workers could climb in from the service area on the other side of the wall. A wooden arbor and benches in an alcove above that wall recently were rebuilt following the original Olmsted Brothers designs. The second level of the formal garden has a rectangular reflecting pool in the center planted with iris and tulips, with Walter K. Hancock's sculpture "Boy with Squirrel" placed on the rim of the pool. Four parterres surrounding the pool contain dogwood and crabapple trees with bordering boxwoods and clusters of arborvitae at the corners of the pool. The lowest level walled garden was designed for contemplation with a long bench and two large specimen euonymus trees. In the wall behind the bench a saying from the Songs of Solomon is carved: "Awake O North wind and come south. Blow upon my garden that the spices thereof may flow out." Walkways in the formal terraces are brick with a mosaic stone path at the upper level.
Other features include a log house copied from a vacation house in Wyoming under tall pine woodlands and a tea house at the end of a newly planted hydrangea walk at one side of the second formal terrace. Additional benches and Adirondack chairs are placed under the trees in the front park and around a fire pit. Artifacts from the Arts and Crafts era include a Moravian tile floor in the tea house depicting symbols of the zodiac, containers for planting, Samuel Yellin ironwork, and a bronze sculpture of a boy with a ball sited under the arbor, by Johan Selmer-Larsen.
Persons associated with the garden include Dr. George and Gertrude Woodward (former owners, 1895-1961); United Presbyterian Church (former owner, 1961-1983); Peabody & Stearns (architects, 1910-1911); James Frederick Dawson (1874-1941) (independent and with Olmsted Brothers) (landscape architect, 1895-1910); Samuel Yellin (ornamental ironwork designer); Henry Mercer (Moravian ornamental tiles in the tea house and house); Walter K. Hancock (1901-1998) (sculptor); Johan Selmer-Larsen (1876-1967) (sculptor); Robert Fleming (landscape designer, 1988-1989); Nina Schneider (landscape designer, 2011-2012).
Related Materials:
Krisheim related holdings consist of 2 folders (1 lantern slide, 9 photographic prints mounted on board and 51 digital images)
Additional materials also located in Olmsted Archives, Brookline, Massachusetts (job number 03223).
See others in:
J. Horace McFarland company collection, 1899-1974.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA213
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Beverly -- Pompey's Garden

Former owner:
Loring, Charles Greely, 1828-1902  Search this
Shaw, Quincy A., 1869-1960  Search this
Shaw, Sarah Pemberton  Search this
Shaw, Lydia Codman  Search this
Codman, Samuel Eliot  Search this
Architect:
Emerson, William Ralph, 1833-1917  Search this
Little, Arthur  Search this
Browne, Herbert W. C.  Search this
Sculptor:
Crenier, Henri  Search this
Landscape architect:
Gibson, Laura  Search this
Provenance:
North Shore Garden Club of Massachusetts  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Pompey's Garden (Prides Crossing, Beverly, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Essex -- Beverly
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles, and historic information.
General:
Named after a slave who planted a flower garden on this rock ledge long before the town formerly known as Prides Crossing became popular for vacation homes for Bostonians, this property with its shingle style house was built in the 1880's with large windows facing the ocean view. However, the first owner did not install a garden. The second owner built a 3,400 square foot formal garden away from the house, walled with native stone and hidden from view on the four acre property. Comprised of a rectangle and a circle, the geometrically organized space was on two levels connected by stairs. In the 20th century the lower circular garden was shaded by a hemlock grove and featured a central pond with Henri Crenier's boy and turtle fountain sculpture. A flower border with anemones, foxgloves, lupines, gas plants, bugbane, iris and heliotrope was planted between the rough stone walls and patterned path of Majorcan pebbles that was installed, circa 1920. The rectangular upper garden had a wall fountain and tea house at one end with boxwood edged beds of roses, phlox, peonies and foxgloves with a heliotrope standard in the center. English ivy and climbing hydrangeas grew over the walls.
By 2012 when the most recent restoration of the garden was begun the rose and perennial beds were long gone, having been shaded out and replaced by lawn by an intervening owner. Shade loving perennials including astilbe, foxglove, lupine, and heliotrope were planted around the perimeter of that lawn. The lawn in the lower circular garden, now in full sun, was edged with pink dianthus and catmint. Korean dogwood and boxwood were planted on the rise between the two gardens, climbing roses were planted to climb the walls, and clematis was planted to climb the new arches over the gates. This restoration kept the hardscape walls, wall fountain, built-in bench and belvedere (tea house) and was completed in 2014.
Persons associated with the garden are General Charles Greeley Loring, Jr. (1828-1902) (former owner 1881-1902); Quincy Adams Shaw (former owner, 1902-1960); Sarah Pemberton Shaw (former owner, 1902-1945); Lydia Eliot Codman Shaw (former owner, 1947-1966); Samuel Eliot Codman (former owner, 1966-2008); William Ralph Emerson (1833-1917) (architect, 1881-1883); Arthur Little (1852-1925) & Herbert W.C. Browne (1860-1949) (architects of additions, 1903-1905); Henri Crenier (1873-1948) (sculptor, 1910); Laura Gibson (landscape architect, 2012- ).
Related Materials:
Pompey's Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (1 glass lantern slide, 8 digital images, 1 print)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Beverly  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA017
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Southwest Harbor -- Alexandra's Cottage

Landscape architect:
Chassé, Patrick  Search this
Former owner:
Fulton, Abby M., d. 1911  Search this
Lutyens, Sally  Search this
Konsberg, Margaret H.  Search this
Felton, Elise  Search this
Felton, Samuel  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Mount Desert  Search this
Garden Club of Mount Desert  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Alexandra's Cottage (Southwest Harbor, Maine)
United States of America -- Maine -- Hancock County -- Southwest Harbor
Scope and Contents:
Alexandra's Cottage related holdings consist of 2 folders, 9 35 mm. slides, 1 photographic print, and 15 digital images (2013). The folders includes worksheets, site plans, photocopies of articles and other historical information about the property and former owner Abby M. Fulton, brochures from garden open days featuring the property, and additional information.
General:
Built in the late 1880s, the Queen Anne style Alexandra's Cottage, was designed as a fashionable summer retreat. The property has had many owners over the years, with the current ones assuming custody in 1991. At that time they engaged landscape architect Patrick Chassé to help in the development of the gardens. Surrounded by a spruce forest, the property includes native plantings (blueberry, huckleberry, bunchberry, and ferns) as well as a large sunken terrace with multiple perennial beds overlooking Southwest Harbor. A unique feature of the design is the main entry court at the front of the house, which includes a bluestone platform topped by numerous trough gardens, bonsai, and potted succulents. A netted fence around the entire property provides protection from deer.
This garden is located on 1.75 acres with a large shingled cottage that was built around 1897. It is located near Southwest Harbor on Mt. Desert. When the house and grounds were bought in 1991, one of the new owners was an enthusiastic and talented horticulturist who had a degree in horticulture from Temple University, was a longtime member of The Garden Club of America (GCA), and recipient of many GCA horticulture awards. In 1994 she joined The Garden Club of Mt. Desert, and her garden was documented first in 1997 and again in 2013. The driveway circle and a porte-cochère in front of the house. The owner's collection of planted troughs and containers (some with bonsai trees), were displayed around the edge of the circle each summer. The middle of the circle was planted with viburnums, dwarf conifers, Kalmia, Fothergilla, perennials, and three trees. The front garden also included a small vignette garden with black stones, a bird bath, and a sculpture of a boy by Edwin Fenno Hoffman. Each summer, a collection of favorite potted plants were placed along the foundation at the front of the house, and the house's many window boxes were filled with annuals. A garage adjacent to the house, also housed a plant room where the owner did her propagation work. The back of the house featured a wraparound porch looking out on the garden with a view of Southwest Harbor. The back garden featured a long perennial border running down one side of an expansive rectangular lawn. At the edge of the lawn was a low wooden fence separated a second vegetable and flower garden.
Persons associated with the site and garden include Patrick Chassé (landscape architect, 1991 to date), Abby M. Fulton (former owner, 1887-1911) Sally Lutyens (former owner, 1973-1980); Margaret H. Konsberg (former owner, 1980-1991); Samuel and Elise Felton (former owner, 1991-2013).
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Maine -- Southwest Harbor  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File ME127
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Lawrence -- Reed & Stacey Dillon Residence

Landscape architect:
Dillon, Reed  Search this
Architect:
Aichler, Kurt C.  Search this
Provenance:
The Westport Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Reed and Stacey Dillon Residence (Lawrence, Kansas)
United States of America -- Kansas -- Douglas -- Lawrence
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles.
General:
The gardens were designed for the five acre site chosen by the landscape architect (also the owner) before the contemporary Tuscan style house was built in 1998, and nearly all of the mature native black locust, Osage orange and elm trees were left in place. Chosen for its rolling hills with lower elevations protected from the wind, the gardens include a formal courtyard, a nine-square fruit orchard screened by blue spruce, a formal parterre garden with a rustic pergola made of Osage orange limbs, a more extensive border garden surrounding a large fountain, a rustic treehouse also built from Osage orange limbs, a stream bed with a water garden, and a swimming pool garden. Across the stream there is a meadow planted with swaths of native wildflowers, grass and trees. The native limestone walkways and steps have creeping and culinary thyme planted in the cracks to soften the look of the new stones and to add fragrance. There is a low dry stone wall in the meadow that was built to stage a son's wedding on the property.
Many garden features are antique or unique, collected by the owners for themselves or for clients. The large fountain is set in an antique iron clamshell, the cast iron containers in the courtyard planted with colorful annuals and the ornate wrought iron gates are antiques, and there is a faux bois patio table and chairs from the 1930s. The waterfall that feeds the swimming pool, installed in 2007, cascades over the large cast iron lid from an industrial autoclave once used for curing concrete. The stream bed on the property was dry but was engineered to carry water from a pond adjacent to the property. The sounds of the water features unify each part of the garden, according to the owners.
The gardens are planted to provide blooms for nine months of the year, starting with swaths of daffodils and Spanish bluebells in the meadow and blue and white hyacinths in the fruit orchard's raised beds. Dogwoods, azaleas, rhododendrons, peonies, magnolias and fruit trees bloom in spring, with clematis, roses, oriental and day lilies, and hyacinths following in summer, and the changing leaves on the trees in autumn. Water gardens in the stream bed include yellow flag iris and mysotis and in the large fountain lotuses, water lilies and water hyacinths.
Persons associated with the garden include Reed Dillon (landscape architect, 1998- ); Kurt C. Aichler (architect, 1995-1998).
Related Materials:
Reed & Stacey Dillon Residence related holdings consist of 1 folder (29 digital images)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Kansas -- Lawrence  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File KS034
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Kansas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Washington -- O Street, Georgetown Garden

Former owner:
Little, Louis General USMC  Search this
Thayer, Robert H. Hon.  Search this
Wilmerding, John  Search this
Brown, Carter Mrs.  Search this
Landscape architect:
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989  Search this
Garden designer:
Garden Gate Landscaping  Search this
Provenance:
Georgetown Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
O Street, Georgetown Garden (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information. See the Perry Wheeler Collection for correspondence with Thayer.
General:
Around the time of the Civil War, this 18th century property was established by the Tenney sisters as a school for young ladies in the main house; and a kindergarten for boys, attended by the son of General Grant, in the outbuilding that is now an artist's studio. A stone channel leads from the southern wall across the lawn to a cistern in the basement to collect rainwater for use in cleaning and laundry. A pump found on the property was used to obtain drinking water from a private well where the rocky waterfall is now located. By the time the current owners took possession in 2001, a terrace and some low walls had been added, connecting the old house architecturally to the garden. Since then the property has been developed by its current owner into a colorful and vibrant space for entertaining and peaceful enjoyment.
The private areas of the property were divided by the current owner into four discrete sections, all lush with plantings and reflecting the originality of the owner, an artist. A fence and gate screen off the first area, a courtyard with converted artist's studio, from the street. Holly, nandina and vinca minor soften the perimeter, and the studio entry is framed by a stand of bear's breeches. Rounding the corner of the house is the koi waterfall garden with a "natural spring," inspired by the old pump, culminating in a fish pool. There is a Fullmoon maple and various woodland perennials such as Dixie wood fern, cinnamon fern, hellebore, sweet box, astilbe and sedum, grow among the rocks, while the studio is fronted by white camellia japonica.
A short flight of brick steps leads to a larger area with a large lotus pond (unusual in Georgetown) with a simple waterfall. A changing palette of blooming plants such as iris and peony, buddleia, Shasta daisies, black-eyed Susans, and phlox that were originally white have now turned pink, surround the pool. A wide trellis breaks up the expanse of brick wall that forms the rear garden boundary. An abutting wall, forming the garden's western boundary, features a trompe l'oeil mirror and trellis that contribute light and depth, in addition to supporting red honeysuckle and morning glory. Through an entry in a low brick wall parallel to the lotus pond is a terrace and the fourth garden area and the only section that predates the current owner. There a hybrid apple tree presents a magnificent espalier against the wall of the house next door. Dusty Miller billows at the base of the apple tree.
Persons associated with the garden include General Louis Little, USMC, (former owner, circa 1930s); the Hon. Robert H. Thayer, Ambassador to Romania (former owner, circa 1950s-1960s); John Wilmerding (former owner, dates unknown); Mrs. Carter Brown, (former owner, 1990-2001); Garden Gate Landscaping (garden designer, 2001); and Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect, 1964-1966).
Related Materials:
O Street, Georgetown Garden related holdings consist of 2 folders (9 digital images)
See also the Archives of American Gardens, Perry Wheeler Collection.
See others in:
Perry H. Wheeler Collection, ca. 1880-1984.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- District of Columbia -- Washington  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File DC113
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / District of Columbia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5939

Birmingham -- Boxwood (Birmingham, Alabama)

Landscape designer:
Johnson, Norman Kent  Search this
Architect:
Pigford, Richard  Search this
Hicks, Andrew Spencer  Search this
Provenance:
Red Mountain Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Boxwood (Birmingham, Alabama)
United States of America -- Alabama -- Jefferson County -- Birmingham
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets.
General:
An allée of magnolias leads to this six-acre property created in 2000 with both house and formal gardens inspired by Italianate design. Clipped boxwoods are used as foundation plants, hedges, borders for geometric parterres and formal knot gardens, at the entrance to garden rooms, and also are planted in containers. Sycamore, arborvitae, beech and crape myrtle form canopies in distinct areas, adding height and integrating the landscaped garden designed by Norman Kent Johnson with the surrounding woodlands. The boxwood are trimmed several times each year and the plants in the borders along the walkways are kept uniform. The owner strives to keep Boxwood to the original formal design.
Ornamental features include an armillary sphere on a turquoise base, statuary and faux bois garden furniture. The color turquoise recurs throughout the garden on containers planted with small trees and shrubs and in a border of blue hydrangea. The stone motor court at the entrance to the house was laid in geometric patterns that are repeated in the parterres. The pathways are covered in crushed walnut stone, and there are wide stone steps that accommodate changes in elevation and define the garden's rooms.
Persons associated with the garden include: Norman Kent Johnson, ASLA (landscape designer, 2000 - present); Richard Ireland Pigford and Andrew Spencer Hicks (architects, 2000 - present).
Related Materials:
Boxwood (Birmingham, Alabama) related holdings consist of 1 folder (25 digital images)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Alabama -- Birmingham  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File AL035
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Alabama
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4923

Pine Bluff -- Bellingrath Longmeadow Garden

Landscape architect:
Moody, J. Duke  Search this
King, Donna Pittman  Search this
Architect:
McCullar, Myrlin, b. 1919  Search this
Provenance:
Little Rock Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Bellingrath Longmeadow Garden (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)
United States of America -- Arkansas -- Jefferson County -- Pine Bluff
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, images from other articles, and other information.
General:
A 100-year-old red oak tree is a feature of Bellingrath Longmeadow Garden, a 7/8-acre wedge shaped property that has a New Orleans-style French Colonial house designed in 1957 by architect Myrlin McCullar, with the original garden design by J. Duke Moody of Memphis. A generous lawn at the curved front of the property faces the street, with a plant and hardscape parterre designed and installed in 1983 by Donna Pittman King. Ornate wrought iron gates on either side of the house give access to the garden area, which features a swimming pool, flagstone terrace and cabana used for entertaining and relaxation. There is a wall fountain at the rear of the garden, filling the narrowest part of the property.
Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile, Alabama, inspired the design of the garden, including banks of azaleas planted near the cabana, garage, and dog pen. Along one side of the property there is a woodsy border of maples, dogwood, live oaks, pines and camellias with an understory planting of azaleas, hostas, vinca minor, bulbs and annuals in season. Burfordi and East Palatka hollies, river birches, river oaks and willow oaks border the property or shade the house. Other plants in the garden include Japanese boxwood, Asian jasmine groundcover, a border of Lady Banks roses, dwarf sasanqua camellias and weeping yaupon hollies. In addition to the wall fountain "Boy with a Fish" there are two bronze putti sculptures outside the cabana.
Persons associated with the property include: Myrlin McCullar (architect of house, 1956); J. Duke Moody (landscape designer, 1957); Donna Pittman King (landscape architect, Pittman Landscape Planners, Inc., 1983 - present).
Related Materials:
Bellingrath Longmeadow Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 35 mm. slides; 5 photographic prints)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Arkansas -- Pine Bluff  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File AR083
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Arkansas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5337

Elizabeth S. Navas papers, 1939-1963

Creator:
Navas, Elizabeth S., 1885-1979  Search this
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Bouché, Louis  Search this
Brice, William  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Burlin, Paul  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth  Search this
Copley, John Singleton  Search this
Cowles, Russell  Search this
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Dehner, Walt  Search this
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Pène Du Bois, Guy  Search this
Eakins, Thomas  Search this
Glackens, William J.  Search this
Gleitsmann, Raphael  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Heliker, John  Search this
Homer, Winslow  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
James, Alexander  Search this
Kinigstein, Jonah  Search this
Kirsch, Frederick D. (Frederick Dwight)  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Lechay, James  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Mattson, Henry E. (Henry Elis)  Search this
Morris, Carl  Search this
Morris, George L. K.  Search this
Moyer, Roy  Search this
Murdock, Louise Caldwell  Search this
Murdock, Roland P.  Search this
Oscar, Charles  Search this
Penney, James  Search this
Poor, Anne  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
Ryder, Albert Pinkham  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Sloan, John  Search this
Smith, Houghton Cranford  Search this
Sparhawk-Jones, Elizabeth  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Williamson, Clara McDonald  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Wichita Art Museum  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Kansas -- Witchita  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8075
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210246
AAA_collcode_navaeliz
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210246

Milch Gallery records, 1911-1995

Creator:
Milch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Barmore, Charles  Search this
Barr, Charles H.  Search this
Ballin, Hugo  Search this
Barlow, Myron  Search this
Baer, Martin  Search this
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman)  Search this
Azzaretti, Faust  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Blackburn, Morris  Search this
Bellows, George  Search this
Benson, Frank Weston  Search this
Baumann, Gustave  Search this
Barr, Norman  Search this
Barrymore, Lionel  Search this
Acheson, Alice  Search this
Aiken, Charles Avery  Search this
Albee, Grace  Search this
Twachtman, John Henry  Search this
Tryon, Dwight William  Search this
Trebilcock, Paul  Search this
Thayer, Abbott Handerson  Search this
Anderson, Karl  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Varian, Dorothy  Search this
Ufer, Walter  Search this
Weir, Julian Alden  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Wiles, Irving Ramsay  Search this
Laufman, Sidney  Search this
Wiggins, Carleton  Search this
Appel, Marianne  Search this
Wickey, Harry  Search this
White, Henry Cooke  Search this
Zucker, Jacques  Search this
Woodward, Robert Strong  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd  Search this
Gonzalez, Xavier  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Moffett, Ross  Search this
Milch, Edward  Search this
Moran, Thomas  Search this
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)  Search this
Meyerowitz, William  Search this
Milch, Albert  Search this
Manship, Paul  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
MacRae, Emma Fordyce  Search this
Beal, Reynolds  Search this
Metcalf, Willard Leroy  Search this
Melchers, Gari  Search this
Low, Will Hicok  Search this
Linde, Ossip L.  Search this
Lutz, Dan  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi  Search this
Woodward, Stanley Wingate  Search this
Lawson, Ernest  Search this
Lever, Hayley  Search this
Lie, Jonas  Search this
Kingman, Dong  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Kronberg, Louis  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Kupferman, Lawrence Edward  Search this
Ireland, Leroy  Search this
Judson, Alice  Search this
Kalish, Max  Search this
Katz, A. Raymond (Alexander Raymond)  Search this
Sheets, Millard  Search this
Heinz, Charles  Search this
Hennings, E. Martin  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Hopkinson, Charles  Search this
Tanner, Henry Ossawa  Search this
Sterner, Albert  Search this
Sterne, Maurice  Search this
Speight, Francis  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Shuster, Will  Search this
Sharp, Joseph Henry  Search this
Shapiro, David  Search this
Schofield, Walter Elmer  Search this
Sawyer, Wells  Search this
Sample, Paul  Search this
Ryerson, Margery  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F.  Search this
Rungius, Carl  Search this
Romano, Umberto  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis  Search this
Ritschel, William  Search this
Pousette-Dart, Nathaniel  Search this
Pugh, Mabel  Search this
Pleissner, Ogden M.  Search this
Pollet, Joseph C.  Search this
Perrine, Van Dearing  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette  Search this
Parshall, DeWitt  Search this
Pearson, Ralph M.  Search this
Oberteuffer, Karl A. (Karl Amiard)  Search this
Ochtman, Leonard  Search this
Myers, Jerome  Search this
Adams, Charles L.  Search this
Nagler, Edith Kroger  Search this
Adams, Wayman  Search this
Murphy, Hermann Dudley  Search this
Murphy, John Francis  Search this
Curran, Charles C. (Charles Courtney)  Search this
Crane, Bruce  Search this
Davey, Randall  Search this
Daingerfield, Elliott  Search this
DeCamp, Joseph  Search this
De Groot, Adelaide Milton  Search this
Dessar, Louis Paul  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Calder, Alexander Stirling  Search this
Butler, Howard Russell  Search this
Chamberlain, Samuel  Search this
Carroll, John  Search this
Christy, Howard Chandler  Search this
Cheffetz, Asa  Search this
Congdon, William  Search this
Cole, Alphaeus Philemon  Search this
Breckenridge, Hugh H. (Hugh Henry)  Search this
Bridgman, Frederick Arthur  Search this
Browne, George Elmer  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Brush, George de Forest  Search this
Buck, Claude  Search this
Burlin, Paul  Search this
Burr, George Elbert  Search this
Blakelock, Ralph Albert  Search this
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Blanch, Lucile  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar  Search this
Pène Du Bois, Guy  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard  Search this
Bohm, Max  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Bosa, Louis  Search this
Hart, George Overbury  Search this
Halpert, Samuel  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Gregory, Waylande  Search this
Heerman, Norbert Leo  Search this
Hassam, Childe  Search this
Haskell, Ernest  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Gaspard, Leon  Search this
Ganso, Emil  Search this
Gallagher, Sears  Search this
Fuchs, Emil  Search this
Gregory, John  Search this
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Genth, Lillian Mathilde  Search this
Fechin, Nikolai Ivanovich  Search this
Fenton, Beatrice  Search this
Etnier, Stephen  Search this
Farnsworth, Jerry  Search this
Fredenthal, David  Search this
French, Daniel Chester  Search this
FitzGerald, James  Search this
Flagg, James Montgomery  Search this
Dike, Phil  Search this
Donoho, Gaines Ruger  Search this
Dewing, Thomas Wilmer  Search this
Diederich, William Hunt  Search this
Eakins, Susan Macdowell  Search this
Duncan, Charles  Search this
Vonnoh, Robert William, 1858-1933  Search this
Milch Galleries  Search this
E. & A. Milch, Inc.  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Photographs
Topic:
Gallery owners  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8207
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210378
AAA_collcode_milcgall
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210378
Online Media:

Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961

Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Subject:
Wildenstein, Felix  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Hays, Lee  Search this
Untermeyer, Louis  Search this
Zigrosser, Carl  Search this
Robeson, Paul  Search this
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)  Search this
Ruggles, Carl  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur  Search this
Nearing, Helen  Search this
Nearing, Scott  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rasmussen, Knud  Search this
Reeves, Ruth  Search this
Seeger, Pete  Search this
Daniel, Charles  Search this
Cleland, T. M. (Thomas Maitland)  Search this
Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen)  Search this
Chamberlain, J. E.  Search this
Boyesen, Bayard  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Freuchen, Peter  Search this
Gellert, Hugo  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
FitzGerald, James  Search this
Keller, Charles  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Henri, Robert  Search this
Jones, Dan Burne  Search this
United American Artists  Search this
United Office and Professional Workers of America  Search this
United Scenic Artists  Search this
National Farmers' Union (U.S.)  Search this
National Maritime Union of America  Search this
American Artists' Congress  Search this
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Artists League of America  Search this
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects  Search this
Farmers Union of the New York Milk Shed  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
International Workers Order  Search this
Type:
Poems
Sketches
Business records
Photographs
Drawings
Topic:
Designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Politics and culture  Search this
Authors -- New York  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Political aspects  Search this
Dairy farms  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State)  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Works of art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Art and war  Search this
Commercial art  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9557
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211757
AAA_collcode_kentrock
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211757
Online Media:

Adolph Ochs

Artist:
Philip Alexius de László, 1869 - 1937  Search this
Sitter:
Adolph Simon Ochs, 1858 - 1935  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 88.9 x 76.2cm (35 x 30")
Frame: 127.6 x 94.3 x 6cm (50 1/4 x 37 1/8 x 2 3/8")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York City
Date:
1926
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Male  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Communications\Publisher\Newspaper  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift from the Ochs / Sulzberger Family
Object number:
NPG.2011.142
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48fabcd1d-ac7a-4d54-9081-8e4e1a3b6ddc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2011.142
Online Media:

Frank Billings Kellogg

Artist:
Philip Alexius de László, 1869 - 1937  Search this
Sitter:
Frank Billings Kellogg, 22 Dec 1856 - 21 Dec 1937  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 95.9 × 76.5 × 2.5 cm (37 3/4 × 30 1/8 × 1")
Frame (Verified): 128.3 x 108 x 7.6 cm (50 1/2 x 42 1/2 x 3")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1925
Topic:
Frank Billings Kellogg: Male  Search this
Frank Billings Kellogg: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Frank Billings Kellogg: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
Frank Billings Kellogg: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
Frank Billings Kellogg: Politics and Government\US Senator\Minnesota  Search this
Frank Billings Kellogg: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dr. Edward T. Wilson
Object number:
NPG.2006.113
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b31ba132-d783-450c-b4e8-77eba852844b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2006.113
Online Media:

medal

Editor:
Boy Scouts of America  Search this
Manufacturer:
Gorham Company  Search this
Physical Description:
struck (overall production method)
bronze (overall metal)
circular (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 31 mm; x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Place made:
United States
Place of issue:
United States
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Gorham Company
ID Number:
NU.276281.0132
Catalog number:
68.17.5
Accession number:
276737
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-8ab0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1108845

Horton Automatic Basket Making Machine

Measurements:
overall: 5 ft x 7 ft x 2 in; 1.524 m x 2.1336 m x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
machine, basket forming
Credit Line:
Gift from R.G, Du Bois
ID Number:
AG.182004
Catalog number:
182004
Accession number:
31844
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Agriculture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9f38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1858066

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