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Joshua Bates

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Joshua Bates, 1788 - 1864  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
113.7 × 90.2 cm (44 3/4 × 35 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United Kingdom\England\Greater London\London
Date:
c. 1830-1835
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Curtain  Search this
Joshua Bates: Male  Search this
Joshua Bates: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Financier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Boston Public Library
Website: www.bpl.org/
Object number:
MA300007
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/sm4d1fa0e93-ba55-4cff-883d-33989b120d60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MA300007

A companion to the American West / edited by William Deverell

Author:
Deverell, William Francis -  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (x, 574 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Região oeste
West (U.S.)
West United States
USA
États-Unis (ouest)
Date:
2004
Topic:
HISTORY--State & Local  Search this
Regions & Countries - Americas  Search this
History & Archaeology  Search this
United States Local History  Search this
História dos estados unidos  Search this
History  Search this
Weststaaten  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Guides, manuels, etc  Search this
Call number:
F591 .C738 2004 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1119252

William Edward West, New Orleans, La. letter to unidentified recipient

Creator:
West, William Edward, 1788-1857  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1817 January 25
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)7052
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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_7052
Online Media:

Robert Edward Lee

Artist:
Gregory Stapko, 14 Mar 1913 - 12 Mar 2006  Search this
Copy after:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Robert Edward Lee, 19 Jan 1807 - 12 Oct 1870  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74cm x 61.2cm (29 1/8" x 24 1/8"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1972-1973
Topic:
Robert Edward Lee: Male  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Confederate  Search this
Robert Edward Lee: Education\Administrator\College\President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Robert E. Lee Boyhood Home
Website: leeboyhoodhome.com/
Object number:
VA180009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c9e148e9-5e79-4af6-9057-9f1ecc158322
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA180009

Thomas Watt Boyd

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
William E. West, 1788 - 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Watt Boyd, 1804 - 1853  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 75 x 62.2cm (29 1/2 x 24 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830-1840
Topic:
Thomas Watt Boyd: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Kentucky Historical Society
Website: https://history.ky.gov/
Object number:
1950.62.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm43714ed50-3d48-4a51-bc87-7309e9622249
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1950.62.1

Dominick Lynch

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Dominick Lynch Jr., 1786 - 1857  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
74.4cm x 62cm (29 5/16" x 24 7/16"), Sight
Type:
Painting
Date:
1825
Topic:
Dominick Lynch Jr.: Male  Search this
Dominick Lynch Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Brooklyn Historical Society
Website: www.brooklynhistory.org/
Object number:
1974.71.DUP5
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/sm48562b80e-aead-484f-8f45-83bc0f5d448a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1974.71.DUP5

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Copy after:
John Wollaston, c. 1710 - c. 1767  Search this
Sitter:
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, 2 Jun 1731 - 22 May 1802  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
125.7cm x 104.2cm (49 1/2" x 41"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1800-1850
Topic:
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington: Female  Search this
Martha Dandridge Custis Washington: Politics and Government\First Lady\First Lady of US  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Website: https://www.virginiahistory.org/
Object number:
949.23
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/sm446e4726d-3fc8-4991-a171-f1f28306c5fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_949.23

Charlotte Virginia Latrobe

Artist:
John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe, 1803 - 1891  Search this
Copy after:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Charlotte Virginia Latrobe, 1815 - 1903?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
76cm x 63.2cm (29 15/16" x 24 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1849
Topic:
Charlotte Virginia Latrobe: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Maryland Historical Society
Website: www.mdhs.org/
Object number:
63.66.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm489f60106-b404-406c-a1ad-fc5f6896191f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_63.66.9

Elizabeth Wherritt Boyd

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Other attribution:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Elizabeth Wherritt Boyd, 1804 - 1887  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas mounted on masonite
Dimensions:
Accurate: 75.3 x 63.2cm (29 5/8 x 24 7/8")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1835-1845
Topic:
Elizabeth Wherritt Boyd: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Kentucky Historical Society
Website: https://history.ky.gov/
Object number:
1950.62.2
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/sm4c971fbdc-96c8-4bc1-802d-1f7cfb218b63
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1950.62.2

Louis McLane II

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Louis McLane, II, 1819 - 1905  Search this
Type:
Unknown
Topic:
Louis McLane, II: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: [UNLOCATED]
Object number:
UNL00010
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm492a06f41-03a1-4fc3-84a0-29d3e6be6b3b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_UNL00010

William Edward West papers, [ca. 1818-1961]

Creator:
West, William Edward, 1788-1857  Search this
Subject:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron  Search this
Irving, Washington  Search this
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- England  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8627
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210807
AAA_collcode_westwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210807

William Edward West papers

Creator:
West, William Edward, 1788-1857  Search this
Names:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824  Search this
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835  Search this
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1818-1961]
Scope and Contents:
Letters, writings, business records, and printed materials.
Genealogical and biographical data; correspondence (and transcripts) with Colonel Thomas Aspinwall, members of the Astor family, Elizabeth Caton, Felicia Hemans, Washington Irving, Aaron Vail, Mary Caton Patterson Wellesley, West's sister Jane Woods, and others; letters to West's neice Aduella Price Bryant and to Laura Simpson, requesting biographical and genealogical information on West, and research notes by Bryant on West's correspondents; West's account of his visit with Lord Byron in 1822; and a yearbook belonging to Felicia Hemans.
Lists compiled in 1929 and 1961 of West's paintings and portraits; excerpts from William L. Stone's book HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY and biographies of West's contemporaries in England; clippings on West's portraits, his genealogy, and the history of Nashville, Tenn.; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Portrait and figure painter; London, England and New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Gertrude M. Meissner, a descendent of West.
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:
Portrait painters -- England  Search this
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Portrait painting -- 19th century -- England  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.westwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-westwill

Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971

Creator:
Schiwetz, Pete, 1909-  Search this
Subject:
Coe, Herring  Search this
Christ-Janer, Albert  Search this
Hedmark, Anne  Search this
McVey, William Mozart  Search this
Milles, Carl  Search this
Milles, Olga Granner  Search this
Rich, Frances  Search this
West, Clifford B.  Search this
Bearzi, Bruno  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Michigan  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8619
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210799
AAA_collcode_schipete
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210799

Pete Schiwetz papers

Creator:
Schiwetz, Pete, 1909-  Search this
Names:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Bearzi, Bruno  Search this
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973  Search this
Coe, Herring, 1907-  Search this
Hedmark, Anne  Search this
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995  Search this
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955  Search this
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967  Search this
Rich, Frances  Search this
West, Clifford B.  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1939-1971
Scope and Contents:
Ca. 2,000 letters, including correspondence with family, bronze caster Bruno Bearzi, Carl and Olga Milles, curator Anne Hedmark (at Millesgarden in Stockholm), Clifford West, William McVey, Francis Rich, Herring Coe, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; business correspondence regarding his fountain at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Symbol of the Arts," and other projects; biographical sketch; catalogs; legal and financial papers; and miscellaneous printed materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Birmingham, Michigan. Was an assistant to Carl Milles. Nicknamed "Tex".
Other Title:
Microfilm title: Berthold Schiwetz papers
Provenance:
Donated 1973 by LeRoy Dahlberg, Schiwetz's attorney.
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.
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Michigan  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.schipete
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-schipete

Maryland Farm Diary

Source:
Valentino, Carmen D.  Search this
Associated name:
Bond, William  Search this
Brown, Annie  Search this
Brown, Charles  Search this
Brown, Edward  Search this
Brown, Henry  Search this
Campbell, William  Search this
Gemmill, Benjamin B.  Search this
Gemmill, Ephraim  Search this
Goodwater, Charles  Search this
Johnston, Thomas  Search this
Johnstone, Samuel  Search this
Jones, William  Search this
Klob, Ella  Search this
Lomax, Joseph  Search this
Morgan, John  Search this
Pugh, Edward  Search this
Schultz, William  Search this
Sewell, Rose  Search this
Spencer, George  Search this
West, William  Search this
Whitaker, James  Search this
Former owner:
Valentino, Carmen D.  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 item)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Record books
Daybooks
Financial records
Account books
Place:
Harford County, Maryland
Fallston, Harford County, Maryland
Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland
Watervale, Harford County, Maryland
Maryland
Ashland
Hanways' Mill
Potspring, Maryland
Maryland -- Family farms
Timonium, Maryland
Fairs -- 1870-1879 -- United States
Forest Hill, Harford County, Maryland
Date:
1879-1884
Summary:
A farm journal and account book for a farm located at Long Branch, Harford County, Maryland, covering the time period March 1879 to August 1884 (excepting 1880) and documenting all aspects of farm life and labor.
Scope and Contents:
The diary bears numerous handwriting styles, denoting more than one author. The farm documented in this volume featured truck farming, orchards, small grain crops, dairying, and hogs. A possible German or Amish influence is indicated, probably due to its proximity to Pennsylvania, with such products as cider, sauerkraut, wheat and hay being produced, as well as by products from hogs including sausages, lard, and pudding (scrapple). Curing and preservation of meat is documented as well.

All tasks of day-to-day life on the farm, by whom they were performed and with what equipment as well as the weather were recorded. The compiler recorded other such detail as which fertilizers were used for which crops, variety names, how much was paid to each hand who worked on the farm (in the case of tenant farmers, with firewood or cow pasture), names given to animals, and such things as laborers' travel to nearby towns to purchase goods and supplies. Especially descriptive are the parts of the diary relating to livestock, with entries for births, sales, and activities such as butchering, sausage making, curing and preservation of meat.

The farm was comprised of fields, orchards, meadows and gardens, in addition to a number of outbuildings, sheds, smokehouses, a barn, a stable, and a blacksmith shop. Maintenance of these buildings is described in detail in the diary.

This volume is rich in detail about the functioning of a typical American farm during this time period. It also includes an entry for the Fallston, Maryland earthquake of March 11, 1883 (page 95).
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.

Series 1, Farm diary, 1879-1884
Biographical / Historical:
This diary is a combined farm journal and account book for a farm located at or near Long Branch, Harford County, Maryland, covering the time period from March 1879 to August 1894, excepting the year 1880. This was a time when American agriculture was on the cusp of mechanization, and a time when increasing urbanization was changing the demographics of farm life. More and more youth were relocating to urban areas, challenging small family farms to continue to run with fewer people, and forcing them to bring on day laborers or other help.

Farms in the northern part of Maryland were quite distinct from those in the southern part, where tobacco dominated. The farm documented in this volume featured truck farming, orchards, small grain crops, dairying, and hogs. A possible German or Amish influence is indicated, probably due to its proximity to Pennsylvania, with such products as cider, sauerkraut, wheat and hay being produced, as well as by products from hogs including sausages, lard, and pudding (scrapple). Curing and preservation of meat is documented in the volume as well. The products (wheat, hay, cider, sauerkraut) being sold in nearby towns (as documented in the volume) indicates that the farm was not just self-sufficient but also a profitable participant in the market economy.

An interesting entry is found on page 95, for March 11, 1883, "A very perceptible earthquake was experienced here the house shook, & things on sideboard rattled. It lasted about 3 minutes." This is primary documentation of the Fallston, Maryland quake. Other entries mention the Maryland State Fair at Timonium, trips to Hanways' Mill, Ashland and other local destinations.
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Robinson and Via Family Papers, 1845-2010, (AC0475)

Southern Agriculture Oral History Project Records, 1986-1991, (AC0773)

John K. Parlett Collection of Agriculture Ephemera, (AC1225)
Provenance:
This collection was purchased at auction from Carmen D. Valentino of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2012.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Housewives -- United States  Search this
Rural women  Search this
Rural scenes  Search this
Farms -- Maryland  Search this
Sausages  Search this
Rural families  Search this
Work and family  Search this
Farmers  Search this
Agriculture -- 1870-1940 -- Maryland  Search this
Gardens -- Maryland  Search this
Earthquakes -- Maryland  Search this
Gardening  Search this
Weather conditions  Search this
Family farms  Search this
Farmers -- 19th century  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Agricultural laborers  Search this
Agricultural supplies and equipment -- 1850-1870  Search this
Fairs -- 1880-1889 -- United States  Search this
Agricultural Prices  Search this
Agricultural products  Search this
Genre/Form:
Record books
Daybooks -- 1870-1880
Financial records -- 19th century
Account books -- 19th century
Daybooks -- 1880-1910
Citation:
Maryland Farm Diary, 1879-1884, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1267
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1267

Algernon Sidney Randolph [Possibly]

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Possible attribution:
William E. West, 1788 - 1857  Search this
John Toole, 1815 - 1860  Search this
Possibly:
Algernon Sidney Randolph, died c. 1836  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1840
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Algernon Sidney Randolph: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Nancy T. Yost
Object number:
AL990016
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm410946784-0f1d-4cec-8503-02b658bebea1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AL990016

Patterson West

Artist:
William E. West, 1788 - 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Patterson West, 19th Century  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1839
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Nature & Environment\Plant\Tree  Search this
Patterson West: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
KY990039
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/sm452eda793-139d-4af3-9b9e-aa81f38e0acb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_KY990039

Ayres Phillips Merrill, Sr., M.D.

Artist:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Ayres Phillips Merrill Sr., 1798 - 1873  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Ayres Phillips Merrill Sr.: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Violet Merrill Olsen
Object number:
MS990297
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm403508920-3cc3-4c39-8a54-6b77bf19cd51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MS990297

Stephen Minor

Artist:
William Bienville Rhodes  Search this
Copy after:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Stephen Minor, 1760 - 1815  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
69.9 × 90.2cm (27 1/2 × 35 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Mississippi
Date:
c. 1890
Topic:
Stephen Minor: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Margaret Gustine Pipes Peabody
Object number:
MS990310
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/sm4871607ab-97e1-4908-98d1-21fbaee8f851
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MS990310

Mrs. Beatty

Possible attribution:
William Edward West, 10 Dec 1788 - 2 Nov 1857  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. Beatty  Search this
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1830
Topic:
Mrs. Beatty: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Private collection
Object number:
VA992222
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/sm4abb5891b-b7de-4631-b63c-c9067856dfc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_VA992222

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