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Carl Zigrosser papers, 1891-1971

Creator:
Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-1975  Search this
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr.  Search this
Boyd, E. (Elizabeth)  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Carrington, Fitz Roy  Search this
Castellón, Federico  Search this
Colker, Ed  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Durieux, Caroline  Search this
Dwight, Mabel  Search this
Flannagan, John Bernard  Search this
Girard, André  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Huntley, Victoria Hutson  Search this
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis (Robert Sturgis)  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Keppel, Frederick  Search this
Kimball, Fiske  Search this
Kohn, Misch  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Lankes, Julius J.  Search this
Lasansky, Mauricio  Search this
Mauzey, Merritt  Search this
McNulty, Kneeland  Search this
Michener, James A. (James Albert)  Search this
Mitchell, Marian  Search this
Nalbandian, Karnig  Search this
Norman, Dorothy  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Pach, Walter  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Ronnebeck, Arnold  Search this
Rose, Ruth Starr  Search this
Rosenwald, Lessing J. (Lessing Julius)  Search this
Ruellan, Andrée  Search this
Schniewind, Carl Oscar  Search this
Seidenberg, Roderick  Search this
Spratling, William  Search this
Spruance, Benton  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Teng, Kuei  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Wickey, Harry  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Art in America  Search this
American Artists Group  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Independent Citizens Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions  Search this
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Print Council of America  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Tamarind Lithography Workshop  Search this
Weyhe Gallery  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Armory Show  Search this
Topic:
Modern school magazine  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Prints -- Societies, etc  Search this
Prints -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Prints, American  Search this
Prints, European  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10859
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214612
AAA_collcode_zigrcarl
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214612

Doll & Richards gallery records

Creator:
Doll & Richards (Gallery)  Search this
Names:
Azeez Khayat Gallery  Search this
Kleemann Galleries  Search this
Macbeth Gallery  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Chetcuti, John  Search this
Freiman, Robert  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987  Search this
Haseltine, William Stanley, 1835-1900  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Lindenmuth, Tod  Search this
Meyerowitz, William, 1887-1981  Search this
Shepler, Dwight, 1905-  Search this
Verner, Elizabeth O'Neill, 1883-1979  Search this
Woodward, Stanley Wingate, 1890-1970  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew, 1917-2009  Search this
Zoehler, Wendell H., 1907-1989  Search this
Extent:
87.5 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Financial records
Date:
1863-1978
bulk 1902-1969
Summary:
The records of the Doll & Richards gallery of Boston measure 87.5 linear feet and date from 1863 to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1902-1960s. Extensive financial and sales records, inventory records, and correspondence and letter books provide a detailed account of the business operations and sales of the gallery. Also found are notes and research files on artists and paintings, business and legal records, exhibition catalogs, six exhibition scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs. Significant correspondents include John Chetcuti, Robert Freiman, Lloyd Goodrich, Tod Lindenmuth, Macbeth Galleries, William Meyerowitz, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Stanley Woodward, and Andrew Wyeth, among many others.
Scope and Content Note:
The records of the Doll & Richards gallery of Boston measure 87.5 linear feet and date from 1863 to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1902-1960s. Extensive financial and sales records, inventory records, and correspondence and letter books provide a detailed account of the business operations and sales of the gallery. Also found are notes and research files on artists and paintings, business and legal records, exhibition catalogs, six exhibition scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs. The bulk of the collection dates from 1902 when the gallery was incorporated and new books were begun. According to gallery employee Wendell Zoehler, many records from the 19th century were discarded and periodically, especially when the gallery moved, other records were discarded.

Incoming and outgoing correspondence documents sales, consignments, appraisals, exhibitions, and inquiries by artists and others to Doll & Richards for over a century. Significant correspondents include artists John Chetcuti, Robert Freiman, Tod Lindenmuth, William Meyerowitz, Dwight Shepler, Elizabeth O'Neill Verner, Stanley Woodward, Andrew Wyeth, and others. Additional correspondents include Lloyd Goodrich from Whitney Museum of American Art, Azeez Khayat Gallery, Macbeth Galleries, Kleemann Galleries, and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. There is one letter from George Inness (1866). Outgoing correspondence is limited to 46 volumes of letterpress copybooks dating from 1930-1967.

Notes and research files primarily consist of compiled information about artists in which Doll & Richards dealt. These include card files related to the provenance of paintings by Winslow Homer and William Stanley Haseltine, and a book about Winslow Homer with notations by Zoehler about the sale of paintings .

Administrative and business records of general daily operations include an address book, meeting minutes, miscellaneous lists and notes, and a large card file of contacts with clients, consignors, artists, and businesses. A detailed description of the gallery's operations by Zoehler is also found here. Legal records include contracts, agreements, certificates of stock, certificates of copyrights, and photocopies of founding documents.

Although there are limited records prior to 1902, the financial records provide comprehensive detail of the gallery's financial transactions from the turn of the century through the early 1970s. Volumes of financial ledgers provide details of artwork bought, sold, and consigned; order forms for sales, framing, restoration, and shipping; gallery expenditures and salaries; records of client purchases; and other affairs. Many of the financial records are indexed and cross-referenced, offering researchers complex but rich documentation. The financial records should be consulted with the numerous inventory records that provide detailed information about the stock of art work held at the gallery. Inventory records also include documentation about the frames held by the gallery from the mid-1880s-1950. The gallery used sometimes complex codes to index and cross reference sales and stock. When known, these codes have been outlined in the more detailed series desciptions below, or filed within the appropriate boxes.

The history of Doll & Richards' exhibitions from the 1880s-1968 are documented in six disassembled bound volumes that contained exhibition catalogs and announcements. There are also additional loose catalogs and announcements. Additional printed materials include newspaper clippings related to exhibitions and the gallery and seven scrapbooks related to Doll & Richards' exhibitions from 1909-1943.

The bulk of the black and white photographs in the collection are of works of art by artists that Doll & Richards exhibited. There are only a handful of photographs of other subject matter, but include images of the gallery spaces at 2 Park Street, 71 Newbury, and 138 Newberry; and of artists.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as nine series:

Series 1: Correspondence, 1863-1972, bulk 1930s-1972 (Boxes 1-14; 14 linear feet)

Series 2: Notes and Research Files, 1880s-1978, bulk 1930s-1960s (Boxes 15-16, 78; 1.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Business Records, circa 1866-1978, bulk 1910s-1960s (Boxes 16-18; 1.9 linear feet)

Series 4: Legal Records, 1863-1906, 1941-1962 (Boxes 18, 78; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 5: Financial Records, 1871-1973, bulk 1902-1969 (Boxes 18-69, 79, BV81-112; 55 linear feet)

Series 6: Inventory Records, 1881-1969, bulk 1900s-1940s (Boxes 69-70, BV113-128; 2.3 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Materials, circa 1880s-1968, bulk 1890s-1960s (Boxes 70-75; 4.9 linear feet)

Series 8: Photographs, circa 1880s-1960s (Boxes 75-78; 2 linear feet)

Series 9: Scrapbooks, 1908-1968, bulk 1908-1943 (Boxes 77, 80; 1.1 linear feet)

The records have been arranged according to the original order maintained by the gallery. Bound volumes containing exhibition catalogs glued to the internal spines have been disbound for preservation and proper housing.
Historical Note:
The Doll & Richards gallery originated in Boston in 1866 as an art gallery and framing shop owned by Charles E. Hendrickson, E. Adam Doll, and Joseph Dudley Richards. The gallery was a well-known Boston establishment for over 100 years that represented William Stanley Haseltine, Winslow Homer, William Morris Hunt, and Andrew Wyeth, among many other notable American painters, sculptors, and printmakers.

In 1870 Hendrickson retired and the gallery became Doll & Richards. After the untimely death of Doll in 1880, Richards purchased Doll's interest in the firm, retaining the gallery's well-known name. Under Richards' direction, the gallery prospered. Richards promoted the works of painter Winslow Homer, developing a market for his watercolors in Boston. He incorporated the gallery in 1902 and served as the treasurer and financier until his death in 1922 at 80 years old. The gallery then reorganized; Arthur McKean, who joined in 1911, became manager, and J.L. (Joe) Richards became treasurer. Fergus Turner, who joined the firm as a salesman in 1885 and became president in 1902, retained his role as president until 1938.

Over the century the gallery showcased contempory American artists, including William Morris Hunt, Dodge McKnight, William Stanley Haseltine, Laura Coombs Hills, Eliot O'Hara, Joseph Lindon Smith, Stanley Woodward, and Andrew Wyeth. The gallery also consigned paintings, prints, and objects from other major art galleries including Azeez Khayat Gallery, Kennedy Galleries, M. Knoedler and Co., Macbeth Gallery, Victor D. Spark, and Victor Waddington Galleries (Dublin, Ireland). According to long-time employee Wendell Zoehler (employed from 1929-1966), Doll & Richards' primary clientele came from the Social Register. In the summer months when wealthy Bostonians typically vacationed outside of the city, Doll & Richards remained open for tourists, many of whom became regular seasonal customers of the gallery.

The gallery experienced financial difficulties in the 1930s, leading to bankruptcy. Doll & Richards was purchased by McKean and incorporated in Maine in 1941. McKean sold Doll & Richards in 1962 to Maurice Goldberg; at this time none of the remaining family or staff were connected with the gallery. In 1973, the gallery was sold to Jeanne and Paul Sylva and closed.

Although the gallery always remained in the vicinity of Boston Common, it relocated numerous times over the years. In 1871 the gallery moved from 28 Summer Street to 145 Tremont Street. In 1878, the gallery remodeled and occupied the entire two-story building at 2 Park Street, renting out the second floor, known as the Hawthorne Room, for lectures. After thirty years on Park Street, Doll & Richards relocated to Newbury Street in 1908, beginning a succession of moves down Newbury Street approximately every twenty years, finally to 172 Newbury Street in 1962.
Related Material:
Among the other resources relating to the Doll & Richards gallery in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Wendell Zoehler conducted by Robert Brown on April 14 and April 27, 1978.
Separated Material:
A daguerroteype of Gaetano Cardinal Bedini received with the records was transferred to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery on May 24, 2004.
Provenance:
The Doll & Richards records were donated to the Archives of American Art in numerous accessions between 1973 and 1979 by Jeanne and Paul Sylva, who purchased the gallery in 1973, and by former employee Wendell Zoehler.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Doll & Richards gallery records 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:
Art, American  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Financial records
Citation:
Doll & Richards gallery, 1863-1978, bulk 1902-1960s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dollrich
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Archives of American Art
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Charline von Heyl ‘Making a Painting More Alive’ – Hirshhorn Museum

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-12-19T20:50:33Z
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:yt_6CRd0H2o5uY

Theaster Gates - Processions: The Runners

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2018-03-01T20:41:23Z
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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hirshhornmuseum
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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edanmdm:yt_Cn8XMWYXASc

Eric Fischl - Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-11-26T15:30:25Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:yt_ERmel15CiqY

Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture with Artist Elizabeth Peyton

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-11-07T16:12:41Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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edanmdm:yt_G3L3I1Tf5XU

Conversation with Experimental Jetset Hosted by Ellen Lupton

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2015-09-17T01:05:26Z
Topic:
Design  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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cooperhewitt
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:yt_HyNeowONNzA

Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series: Abelardo Morell

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-11-16T01:19:07Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_hoQMFXWf63o

Jerry Saltz - Clarice Smith Distinguished Lecture Series - Smithsonian American Art Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2014-11-26T15:30:25Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_lAH-SmHfSPw

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Photographer:
Strelecki, Jean de, Count, 1882-1947  Search this
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
between 1916 and 1919
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11528
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11528

Gloria Vanderbilt report card

Creator:
Koues, Rose W.  Search this
Subject:
Vanderbilt, Gloria  Search this
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1933
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11664
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11664
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Gloria Vanderbilt, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, and Harry Payne Whitney seated in a grove of trees

Subject:
Vanderbilt, Gloria  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
193-
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11665
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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Dinner book, vol. II

Creator:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1895 November 9 through 1896 March 5
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)11757
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_11757
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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), New York, N.Y. memorandum to unidentified recipient

Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1942 May 18
Topic:
Death  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13584
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13584

Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney sketchbook/diary

Creator:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1912
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13720
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_13720

Letter from Natalie H. Hammond to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Creator:
Hammond, Natalie Harris, 1861-1931  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
ca. 1913
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14039
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14039
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Letter from Mary C. Chew to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Creator:
Chew, Mary C.  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1918 Aug. 5
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14040
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14040
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Letter from Natalie H. Hammond to Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Creator:
Hammond, Natalie Harris, 1861-1931  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
not after 1931
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14041
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14041
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Titanic Memorial, shielded by Old Glory

Creator:
International News Photos  Search this
Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1931 May 26
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14042
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14042
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A study for Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's Titanic Memorial

Subject:
Titanic (Steamship)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1915
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14043
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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk bulk 1888-1942
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14043

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