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Frank Blackwell Mayer, Baltimore, Md. letter to John Durand, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Durand, John, 1822-1908  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1861 October 06
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6937
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives, circa 1900

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Theme:
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10082
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212953
AAA_collcode_mayefran
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212953
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Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- United States  Search this
Indian art -- North America  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10312
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213514
AAA_collcode_mayefrab
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213514

Frank Blackwell Mayer Glass Negatives and Photographs

Collection Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900
circa 1960s
Scope and Contents:
The series consists of five 8" x 10" and seven 8.5" x 6.5" glass plate negatives of artwork and an image of what appears to be a studio interior; and thirteen copy prints of artwork by Mayer.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives, circa 1900, circa 1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mayefran, Series 1
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Archives of American Art
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Glass Negatives of Artwork and Studio Interior

Collection Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1-12
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives [31027000864773]
Date:
circa 1900
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives, circa 1900, circa 1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives / Series 1: Frank Blackwell Mayer Glass Negatives and Photographs
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Archives of American Art
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Photographs of Artwork

Collection Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs [31027000864773]
Date:
circa 1960s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives, circa 1900, circa 1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives / Series 1: Frank Blackwell Mayer Glass Negatives and Photographs
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Archives of American Art
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Peabody Gallery of Art records

Creator:
Peabody Gallery of Art  Search this
Johns Hopkins University. Peabody Institute  Search this
Names:
Aitken, Robert, 1878-1949  Search this
Cecere, Gaetano, 1894-1985  Search this
Chamberlin, F. Tolles (Frank Tolles), 1873-1961  Search this
Dobbin, George W., 1809-1891  Search this
Eaton, Charles James Madison, 1808-1893  Search this
Frick, Frank, 1828-  Search this
Konti, Isidore, 1862-1938  Search this
Laessle, Albert, 1877-1954  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Pach, Walter, 1883-1958  Search this
Rabillon, Leonce, 1814-1886  Search this
Raskin, Saul, 1878-1966  Search this
Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874  Search this
Schuler, Hans, 1874-1951  Search this
Watson, Charles A., 1857-1923  Search this
Young, Mahonri Mackintosh, 1877-1957  Search this
Extent:
4 Reels (ca. 1600 items (on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1860-1972 and undated
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, 1867-1972, of Peabody Institute officials regarding gallery exhibitions, including artists' and museums' requests for exhibition space and gifts, loans, and purchases of works of art. Correspondents include Robert Aitken, Gaetano Cecere, F. Tolles Chamberlin, Isidore Konti, Albert Laessle, Paul Manship, Walter Pach, Leonce Rabillon, Saul Raskin, Hans Schuler, Charles Watson, Mahonri M. Young, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Charcoal Club, the Maryland Academy of Design, and the School Art League of Baltimore.
Also included is a 22 page letter from Frank Blackwell Mayer to George W. Dobbin, 1872, in which he enumerates the requisites for the establishment of an art school. Also includes Provost's reports, reports to the Trustees, submitted by Executive Secretary Louis H. Dielman, annual reports and Gallery of Art committee reports concerning gallery expenditures, acquisitions, and renovations; acquisition records and lists of works of art in the Institute; lists of works deposited at the Baltimore Museum of Art, undated & 1964; records concerning the Art Loan exhibition, 1879; ca. 100 exhibition catalogs and announcements, ca. 1879-1924; printed materials; photographs of the gallery and of works of art; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Established 1866, Baltimore, Md. Founded by George Peabody to improve "the moral and intellectual culture of the inhabitants of Baltimore and ...the State." The institute was to include a research library, lecture series, academy of music and gallery of art. Served as Baltimore's art school and museum until the opening of the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1914 and the Walters Gallery in 1934. To enlarge the space available to the expanding conservatory of music, much of the Peabody collection was transferred to these institutions. Works of art belonging to the Peabody are still exhibited regularly including occasional exhibitions at the Institute.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art patronage -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Function:
Art museums, University and college -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Identifier:
AAA.peabgall
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-peabgall

Frank B. Mayer letter

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Names:
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1864 Nov. 21
Scope and Contents:
Letter from Mayer in Paris to Henry R. Schoolcraft in Washington, D.C. affirming his dedication to depicting the North American Indian in his paintings and thanking Schoolcraft for encouraging Mayer to pursue the subject.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, specialized in North American Indian subjects and colonial themes; Baltimore, Md.
Provenance:
Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- United States  Search this
Indian art -- North America  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.mayefrab
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mayefrab

Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives

Creator:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900
circa 1960s
Summary:
The glass plate negatives of Maryland painter Frank Blackwell Mayer measure 0.4 linear feet. The collection includes twelve glass plate negatives of artwork by Mayer and a studio interior, circa 1900, and thirteen copy prints, circa 1960s, of photographs of artwork by Mayer.
Scope and Contents:
The glass plate negatives of Maryland painter Frank Blackwell Mayer measure 0.4 linear feet. The collection includes twelve glass plate negatives of artwork by Mayer and a studio interior, circa 1900, and thirteen copy prints, circa 1960s, of photographs of artwork by Mayer.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter Frank Blackwell Mayer (1827-1899), was known for his genre scenes and colonial themes, and was active in Baltimore and Annapolis, Maryland.

In 1851 Mayer traveled to Minnesota Territory and observed the signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux, which he painted in one of his most famous works of art in 1886. Mayer lived and studied in Paris during the Civil War and settled in Annapolis on returning to the United States. He established the Artists Association of Maryland and remained active in local art and community improvement associations throughout his career.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 1971 by A. Hyatt Mayor.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Maryland -- Baltimore  Search this
Citation:
Frank Blackwell Mayer glass negatives, circa 1900, circa 1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mayefran
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Archives of American Art
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William Cullen Bryant and Parke Godwin papers

Creator:
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878  Search this
Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904  Search this
Names:
Adams, Herbert, 1858-1945  Search this
Alexander, John White, 1856-1915  Search this
Beard, W. H. (William Holbrook), 1824-1900  Search this
Benson, Eugene, 1837-1908  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Bispham, William  Search this
Brackett, Edward Augustus, 1818-1908  Search this
Brown, George Loring, 1814-1889  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886  Search this
Brown, John George, 1831-1913  Search this
Chapman, J. G. (John Gadsby), 1808-1889  Search this
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Cozzens, Frederic S. (Frederic Swartwout), 1818-1869  Search this
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892  Search this
Dix, Charles Temple, 1840-1873  Search this
Edmonds, Francis William, 1806-1863  Search this
Ehninger, John Whetten, 1827-1889  Search this
Gignoux, Régis François, 1816-1882  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Hall, George Henry, 1825-1913  Search this
Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890  Search this
Howland, Alfred Cornelius, 1838-1909  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Hutton, Lawrence  Search this
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905  Search this
Johnson, Eastman, 1824-1906  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Lang, Louis, 1814-1893  Search this
Laurence, Samuel, 1812-1884  Search this
Lippincott, William H. (William Henry), 1849-1920  Search this
Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Miller, Charles Henry, 1842-1922  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Noble, Louis L.  Search this
Noble, Thomas Satterwhite, 1835-1907  Search this
O'Donovan, William Rudolph, 1844-1920  Search this
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Robbins, Horace Wolcott, 1842-1904  Search this
Rogers, John, 1829-1904  Search this
Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871  Search this
Rowse, Samuel Worcester, 1822-1901  Search this
Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896  Search this
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Thompson, Cephas Giovanni, 1809-1888  Search this
Thompson, Launt, 1833-1894  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), b. 1841  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
White, Edwin D., 1817-1877  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Wood, Thomas Waterman, 1823-1903  Search this
Extent:
200 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1821-1901
Scope and Contents:
Letters and printed material.
Reel N5: Correspondence of Bryant and Godwin.
Correspondents include: John White Alexander, William H. Beard, Eugene Benson, Albert Bierstadt, William Bispham, Edward A. Brackett, George L. Brown, Henry Kirke Brown, John G. Brown, John G. Chapman, William A. Coffin, Frederick S. Cozzens, Christopher P. Cranch, Charles T. Dix, Francis W. Edmonds, John W. Ehninger, Regis F. Gignoux, Horatio Greenough, George H. Hall, Thomas Hicks, Alfred C. Howland, Daniel P. Huntington, Laurence Hutton, Joseph Jefferson, Eastman Johnson, John LaFarge, Louis Lang, Samuel Laurence, William H. Lippincott, Jervis McEntee, Frank B. Mayer, Charles H. Miller, Samuel F. B. Morse, Louis L. Noble, Thomas S. Noble, William R. O'Donovan, Johannes A. S. Oertel, Thomas A. Richards, Horace W. Robbins, John Rogers, Thomas P. Rossiter, Samuel W. Rowse, Napoleon Sarony, James D. Smillie, Bayard Taylor, Cephas G. Thompson, Launt A. Thompson, John Q. A. Ward, John F. Weir, Robert W. Weir, Edwin D. White, Worthington Whittredge, and Thomas W. Wood.
Reel N25: A calling card of Herbert Adams; a letter to Mrs. Frederic N. Goddard from Adams, returning photographs of Bryant; and a letter to Bryant from F. Tabbot about his painting of a forest.
Biographical / Historical:
Poet; New York City. Bryant's son-in-law, Parke Godwin, was an author, one of whose books was a biography of Bryant, THE LIFE AND WORKS OF WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, 1883.
Other Title:
Bryant-Godwin collection (NYPL microfilm title)
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Poets -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.bryawill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bryawill

Interior of a Ship's Cabin, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1890
Topic:
Architecture--Boat--Detail  Search this
Architecture interior  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Object--Tool--Measuring Device  Search this
Object--Other--Lantern  Search this
Object--Furniture--Desk  Search this
Object--Written Matter  Search this
Occupation--Transportation  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70620382
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_130221

Frederick Garretson, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Garretson, Frederick  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1863
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70830843
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_131732

George Hume Steuart, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Steuart, George Hume  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1866
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70830844
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_131733

Roger Brooke Taney, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Taney, Roger Brooke  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1850-1664
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Law--Chief Justice  Search this
Control number:
IAP 70830845
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_131734

Taney, Chief Justice, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Taney, Roger  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1860
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Law--Chief Justice  Search this
Control number:
IAP 73570094
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_169804

Charles F. Mayer Jr, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Mayer, Charles F., Jr  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1859
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80042518
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_176042

My Lady's Visit, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201
Date:
1876
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Detail--Stairs  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Dress--Historic--Eighteenth Century Dress  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle  Search this
Occupation--Other--Aristocrat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 80042743
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_176255

Study for The Planting of the Colony of Maryland, (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201 Accession Number: 62.18.1
Topic:
History--United States--Colonization  Search this
Control number:
IAP 19240307
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_261009

Frederick Garretson, M.D. (ca. 1837-after 1863), (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Garretson, Frederick  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201 Accession Number: 52.63.4
Date:
1863
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation--Medicine--Doctor  Search this
Control number:
IAP 19240506
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_261206

George Hume Steuart (1828-1903), (painting)

Painter:
Mayer, Frank Blackwell 1827-1899  Search this
Subject:
Steuart, GeorgeHume  Search this
Medium:
Oil on panel
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Maryland Center for History and Culture 610 Park Avenue Baltimore Maryland 21201 Accession Number: 55.18.1
Date:
1866
Topic:
Portrait male  Search this
Control number:
IAP 19240578
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_261269

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