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William Cushing Loring papers, 1899-1961

Creator:
Loring, William Cushing, 1879-1959  Search this
Subject:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Loring, Robert  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis  Search this
Loring, Elizabeth  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Loring, Helen  Search this
Sargent, John Singer  Search this
Loring, Stanton D.  Search this
Musée du Louvre  Search this
National Gallery (Great Britain)  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Expatriate artists  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5957
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208801
AAA_collcode_loriwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208801
Online Media:

Jack Johnson and his wife Etta

Alternate Title:
Jack Johnson with his second wife, Etta Duryea
Artist:
Elmer Chickering, 1857 - 1915  Search this
Sitter:
Jack Johnson, 30 Mar 1878 - 10 Jun 1946  Search this
Etta Terry Duryea, 1881 - 11 Sept 1912  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Mount: 33 × 25.7cm (13 × 10 1/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1910
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Muff  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Glove\Gloves  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Fur  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat\Overcoat  Search this
Costume\Stole\Fur  Search this
Jack Johnson: Male  Search this
Jack Johnson: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Boxer  Search this
Etta Terry Duryea: Female  Search this
Etta Terry Duryea: Society and Social Change\Wife  Search this
Etta Terry Duryea: Society and Social Change\Socialite  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Library of Congress
Website: www.loc.gov/
Object number:
EXH.1216
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4255d0339-4cb3-4240-9ce8-0b02c7eec912
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.1216

Booker T. Washington

Artist:
Kurz & Allison Lithography Company, c. 1880 - 1899  Search this
Copy after:
Elmer Chickering, 1857 - 1915  Search this
Sitter:
Booker T. Washington, 5 Apr 1856 - 14 Nov 1915  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 43.9 x 41.5 cm (17 5/16 x 16 5/16")
Sheet: 71.3 x 56 cm (28 1/16 x 22 1/16")
Mat: 81.3 x 66 cm (32 x 26")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1895
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Male  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Literature\Writer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Social Reformer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Administrator\Institute  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.80.35
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm488eabfed-b080-493f-94a1-880100c5e170
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.80.35

Gentleman Jim Corbett

Artist:
Elmer Chickering, 1857 - 1915  Search this
Sitter:
James John Corbett, 1 Sep 1866 - 18 Feb 1933  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
14.2cm x 10cm (5 9/16" x 3 15/16"), Image
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Massachusetts\Suffolk\Boston
Date:
1896
Topic:
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Interior\Studio\Photography  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
James John Corbett: Male  Search this
James John Corbett: Literature\Writer  Search this
James John Corbett: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Boxer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.148
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm451c4adec-1f4e-4ccc-911f-b10b101bd401
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.148

Booker T. Washington

Artist:
Elmer Chickering, 1857 - 1915  Search this
Sitter:
Booker T. Washington, 5 Apr 1856 - 14 Nov 1915  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 14 × 9.7 cm (5 1/2 × 3 13/16")
Mount: 16.6 × 10.8 cm (6 9/16 × 4 1/4")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1895
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Bowtie  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button  Search this
Photographic format\Cabinet card  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Male  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Literature\Writer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Social Reformer  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Booker T. Washington: Education\Administrator\Institute  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.79.208
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e532dc82-2c51-4cd2-88b2-c14750750b64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.79.208

Unidentified Group of Women: an unidentified group of women, probably a college class.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6 x 8 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
[between 1895 and 1905]
General:
This is a cropped version of SRS074030. Since Elmer Chickering, the original photographer, was based in Boston, the students may have been at either Wellesley or Radcliffe colleges.
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Portraits  Search this
Costume  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS002039
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS002: Unidentified Subjects (People, Portraits, Interiors and Landscapes)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref2922

Unidentified Group of Women: an unidentified group of women, probably a college class.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6 x 8 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
[between 1895 and 1905]
General:
This is a cropped version of SRS074030. Since Elmer Chickering, the original photographer, was based in Boston, the students may have been at either Wellesley or Radcliffe colleges.
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Portraits  Search this
Women  Search this
Costume  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS002054
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS002: Unidentified Subjects (People, Portraits, Interiors and Landscapes)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref2932

Unidentified Group of Women: an unidentified group of women, probably a college class.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6 x 8 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
[between 1895 and 1905]
General:
Since Elmer Chickering, the original photographer, was based in Boston, the students may have been at either Wellesley or Radcliffe colleges.
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Portraits  Search this
Women  Search this
Costume  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS002055
See more items in:
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS002: Unidentified Subjects (People, Portraits, Interiors and Landscapes)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref2933

Unidentified Group of Women: an unidentified group of women, probably a college class.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 6 x 8 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
[between 1895 and 1905]
General:
This is a cropped version of SRS074030. Since Elmer Chickering, the original photographer, was based in Boston, the students may have been at either Wellesley or Radcliffe colleges.
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Portraits  Search this
Women  Search this
Costume  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS002069
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Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS002: Unidentified Subjects (People, Portraits, Interiors and Landscapes)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref2943

Unidentified Group of Women: an unidentified group of women, probably a college class.

Photographer:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Collection Creator:
Olmsted Brothers  Search this
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Collection Donor:
Tibbetts, Eleanor Sears  Search this
Extent:
1 glass negative (black-and-white, 5 x 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Date:
[between 1895 and 1905]
General:
This appears to be a copy made by Thomas W. Sears of a photograph originally taken by Elmer Chickering, 21 West Street, Boston, MA. The plate is broken. SRS002039, SRS002054, and SRS002069 are cropped versions of this image. Since Elmer Chickering, the original photographer, was based in Boston, the students may have been at either Wellesley or Radcliffe colleges.
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:
For information or study purposes only. 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:
Portraits  Search this
Costume  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection.
Identifier:
AAG.SRS, Item SRS074030
See more items in:
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection
Thomas Warren Sears photograph collection / Series 1: Photographic Images / United States / Unidentified Locations or Subjects / SRS074: Unidentified Landscapes, Seascapes and People
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-srs-ref3775

William Cushing Loring papers

Creator:
Loring, William Cushing, 1879-  Search this
Names:
Musée du Louvre  Search this
National Gallery (Great Britain)  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, Sir, 1836-1912  Search this
Loring, Elizabeth  Search this
Loring, Helen  Search this
Loring, Robert  Search this
Loring, Stanton D.  Search this
Millet, Francis Davis, 1846-1912  Search this
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925  Search this
Photographer:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketches
Paintings
Photographs
Illustrated letters
Date:
1899-1961
Summary:
The papers of American portrait painter William Cushing Loring (1897-1959) measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1899-1961. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, including letters which document Loring's artistic education in Paris and London 1900-1904. Also found within the collection are letters from other Loring family members, printed materials which document Loring's artistic career, and photographs of the artist and his work.
Scope and Contents:
The William Cushing Loring papers measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1899-1961. The collection documents Loring's artistic education in Paris and London and his career as an artist and instructor through correspondence, printed materials, and photographs.

Correspondence consists primarily of letters from William Cushing Loring to other Loring family members, including Stanton D. Loring, his father; Mrs. Stanton D. Loring, his mother; Robert Loring, his brother; and Elizabeth and Helen Loring, his sisters. Letters document Loring's life as an artist living abroad in Paris and London. He writes of visits to the studios of John Singer Sargent, Francis David Millet, and Lawrence Alma-Tadema; trips to museums and galleries; excursions to copy paintings in the Louvre and the London National Gallery; evening entertainment; and accounts of daily expenses. Some letters addressed to his parents include illustrations, sketches in ink and graphite, as well as miniature paintings. Letters from Helen Loring and Robert Loring to their parents, as well as unidentified letters, are also present. Envelopes are for the most part matched to letters, but fragment envelopes and letters are integrated within collection.

Printed materials include exhibition catalogs, newspaper obituary clippings for William Cushing Loring, bulletins for Rhode Island School of Design alumni, a holiday card for Loring's studio, and business cards.

Photographic material includes photographs of works of art by William Cushing Loring and photographs of the artist. Photographs of the artist include portraits and photographs of Loring with his family. Included among photographs of works of art are photos by Elmer Chickering.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as three series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1899-1904 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1-2)

Series 2: Printed Material, circa 1905-1961(4 folders; Box 2)

Series 3: Photographic Material, circa 1905 (4 folders; Box 2, OV 3)
Biographical / Historical:
William Cushing Loring (1897-1959) was an American painter and teacher born in Newton Center, MA. He studied at Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Chase's Art School in New York, Academie Colarossi and Academie Delecluse in Paris, and for two years in Holland and London. Loring was best known for his portraiture. He was appointed head of the painting and drawing department at the Rhode Island School of Design in 1905, and taught at La Salle Junior College in Auburn, Massachusetts from 1921 to 1939.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by William Loring Cushing, Jr., son of the artist, in 1985.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The William Cushing Loring papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- France -- Paris  Search this
Expatriate artists -- England -- London  Search this
Artists' studios -- France -- Paris -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- England -- London  Search this
Educators -- United States  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketches
Paintings
Photographs
Illustrated letters
Citation:
William Cushing Loring papers, 1899-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.loriwill
See more items in:
William Cushing Loring papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-loriwill
Online Media:

Mrs. E. F. Rodriguez photograph collection of American Indians

Creator:
Rodriguez, Mrs. E. F.  Search this
Photographer:
Robinson & Roe  Search this
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Ford, A.  Search this
Lindner, C. W.  Search this
Oldershaw, T. S.  Search this
Severn, Thomas  Search this
Smith, W. W.  Search this
Waldack, Mary  Search this
Extent:
9 Prints (albumen)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Indians of North America -- Subarctic  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Eskimos  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Kickapoo Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
circa 1890s
Scope and Contents note:
Studio portraits, including those of American Indians (probably Eskimos, Kickapoo, and Pawnee or Kiowa), a cowboy or performer, and possibly R. E. Peyton, a Pawnee interpreter. Some of the American Indians depicted may have been part of a show that traveled throughout Chicago and the West.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 4469
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional W. W. Smith and Robinson & Roe photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 24.
Contained in:
Numbered manuscripts 1850s-1980s (some earlier)
See others in:
Mrs. E. F. Rodriguez photograph collection of American Indians, circa 1890s
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 4469, Mrs. E. F. Rodriguez photograph collection of American Indians, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.4469
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-4469

photograph of Minnie Fiske

Maker:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 16.6 cm x 10.5 cm; 6 9/16 in x 4 1/8 in
Object Name:
Photograph
photograph
photograph of Minnie Fiske
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
1895
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Theater  Search this
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
ET.234377.002II
Catalog number:
234377.002II
Accession number:
234377
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-8f85-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_374547
Online Media:

Portrait of C. A. Burgess, possibly a showman, with gun and saddle, undated

Creator:
Chickering, Elmer  Search this
Physical description:
1 print 004 in x 005 in mounted on 006 in x 008 in
Type:
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local number:
NAA INV 01015600
NAA MS 4469 (009)
See more items in:
Mrs. E. F. Rodriguez photograph collection of American Indians circa 1890s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_38733

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