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Four years in a government exploring expedition to the island of Madeira ... &c. &c. : in one volume by Lieut. Geo. M. Colvocoresses, U.S. Navy, an officer of the Expedition

Title:
New Continent, or, Four years in a government expedition
Author:
Colvocoresses, George M (George Musalas) 1816-1872  Search this
Stereotyper:
Dill, Vincent  Search this
Bookseller:
Fisk, William H. DSI  Search this
Subject:
Colvocoresses, George M (George Musalas) 1816-1872 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
16, [2], 17-58, [2], 59-112, [2], 113-126, [2], 127-371, [4] pages, [1] leaf of plates 19 illustrations (wood engravings) 20 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Antarctica
Hawaii
Northwest Coast of North America
Oceania
Pacific Coast (North America)
South America
North America
Pacific Coast
Date:
1852
Topic:
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Voyages and travels  Search this
Discoveries in geography  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
Q115.W8 C72 1852
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_981339

Parts of the Pacific by a peripatetic parson. Illustrated from drawings by the author and from photographs

Attributed name:
Eykyn, J.  Search this
Physical description:
x, [2], 388 pages including front., illustrations, plates 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Fiji
New Zealand
Polynesia
Queensland
Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)
Hawaii
New Zealand (NZ)
Northeast Queensland (NE Qld SE55)
Pacific Islands
Samoa
Date:
1896
Topic:
Missions  Search this
History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous - Autobiographies  Search this
Indigenous peoples - Pacific  Search this
Race relations - Attitudes  Search this
Race relations - Racism - Stereotyping  Search this
Religions - Christianity - Clergy  Search this
Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DU510 .P37 1896
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944632

Private gardens of Australia / by Sarah Guest ; and photographs by Jerry Harpur

Author:
Guest, Sarah  Search this
Harpur, Jerry  Search this
Physical description:
224 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 30 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Australia
Date:
1990
Topic:
Gardens  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
SB466.A7G85 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_411344

Presenting Australia's national parks / Geoff Higgins, Leonard Cronin, Joanne McDonald

Author:
Higgins, Geoff  Search this
Cronin, Leonard  Search this
McDonald, Joanne  Search this
Physical description:
248 p. : col. ill., maps ; 32 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Australia
Date:
1986
Topic:
National parks and reserves  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
SD665 .H63 1986
SD665.H63 1986
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_348218

The songlines / Bruce Chatwin

Author:
Chatwin, Bruce 1940-1989  Search this
Subject:
Chatwin, Bruce 1940-1989 Travel  Search this
Physical description:
293 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Australia
Date:
1987
Topic:
Aboriginal Australians--Social life and customs  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DU105.2.C43 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_336756

The rise of the must-see exhibition blockbusters in Australian museums and galleries Anna Lawrenson and Chiara O'Reilly

Author:
Lawrenson, Anna  Search this
O'Reilly, Chiara  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Australia
Date:
2018
Topic:
Museums--History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Museum Administration & Museology  Search this
REFERENCE--General  Search this
TRAVEL--Museums, Tours, Points of Interest  Search this
Museums  Search this
Call number:
AM93 .L39 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1147551

Les îles du Pacifique par H. Jouan, capitaine de vaisseau en retraite ; avec une carte

Author:
Jouan, Henri 1821-1907  Search this
Bookseller:
Baillière, Germer 1807-1858  Search this
Printer:
Imprimerie Paul Brodard (Coulommiers, France),)  Search this
Publisher:
Librairie Germer Baillière et cie  Search this
Physical description:
191 pages 1 map 15 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Oceania
Pacifique, Îles du
Date:
1881
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Sciences naturelles  Search this
Travel  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DU21 .J86X 1881
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064152

Journal of a voyage to New South Wales with sixty-five plates of non descript animals, birds, lizards, serpents, curious cones of trees and other natural productions by John White

Title:
White's Journal of a voyage to New South Wales
Author:
White, John 1757 or 1758-1832  Search this
Illustrator:
Stone, Sarah -1844  Search this
Physical description:
[16], 299, [41] pages, [65] leaves of plates illustrations 31 cm (quarto)
Type:
Pre-Linnean works
Early works to 1800
Early works
Place:
Australia
New South Wales
Date:
1790
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Travel  Search this
Voyages and travels  Search this
Natural History  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
QH197 .W45 1790 quarto
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051978

Quarter of Nine--Saturday's Children

Artist:
Martin Lewis, born Castlemaine, Australia 1881-died New York City 1962  Search this
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (25.1 x 32.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1929
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape  Search this
Travel\land\trolley  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Page Cross
Object number:
1971.50
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ce410486-aba7-4926-8abb-dd1bdac1514b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.50

Janet Longcope photographs of world travels

Creator:
Longcope, Janet, ca. 1886-1974  Search this
Extent:
600 Mounted prints (circa 600 mounted prints, silver gelatin)
4,000 Color slides (circa)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Pakistan -- Description and Travel
Fiji -- Description and Travel
Ethiopia -- Description and Travel
Easter Island -- Description and Travel
Yemen -- Description and Travel
Honduras -- Description and Travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
Vietnam -- Description and Travel
Solomon Islands -- Description and Travel
Colombia -- Description and Travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Jordan -- Description and Travel
Uzbekistan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Bhutan -- Description and Travel
Afghanistan -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Australia -- Description and Travel
Lebanon -- Description and Travel
Iraq -- Description and Travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
New Guinea -- Description and Travel
Syria -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Hong Kong -- Description and Travel
Cambodia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Spain -- description and travel
Mongolia -- Description and Travel
New Zealand -- Description and Travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Macau (China) -- Description and Travel
Malaysia -- Description and Travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Indonesia -- Description and Travel
Date:
1954-1971
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Greece, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, New Guinea, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Siberia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen, and Yucatan. Longcope used many of these photographs in lectures.
Biographical/Historical note:
Janet Longcope (1886-1974) was a bookbinder and world traveler who gave informal lectures about her travels. Ater the death of her husband Dr. Warfield T. Longcope in 1953, she visited countries all over the world, returning to some, such as India, as many as nine times.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 75-26
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Markets  Search this
Dance  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 75-26, Janet Longcope photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.75-26
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31062ae88-54fe-4e84-8a03-5a1d99a5a8e2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-75-26

Oral history interview with Richard Marquis

Interviewee:
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Tasmanian School of Art  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles -- Faculty  Search this
University of Washington -- Faculty  Search this
Bauer, Fred  Search this
Blakebrough, Les, 1930-  Search this
Concannon, Bill  Search this
Eubanks, John  Search this
Fine, Jody  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Marioni, Dante, 1964-  Search this
Melchert, Jim, 1930-  Search this
Mount, Nick  Search this
Naess, Bob  Search this
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Pearson, John, 1940-  Search this
Price, Kenneth, 1935-2012  Search this
Spagnoli, Jerry  Search this
Statom, Therman, 1953-  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Wax, Jack  Search this
de Santillana, Ludovico  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (4 hr., 57 min.), digital, wav)
81 Pages (Transcripts)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Date:
2006 September 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Richard Marquis conducted 2006 September 16, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Freeland, Washington.
Marquis speaks of his childhood spent moving around Arizona, Colorado, and California; his lifelong affinity for collecting objects; attending University of California, Berkeley; the influence of seeing the shows "Abstract Expressionist Ceramics" at the University of California at Irvine in 1966 and "American Sculpture of the Sixties" at Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1967; receiving a Fulbright grant to study glassblowing in Murano, Italy; experiences at Venini Fabbrica Glass Factory in Murano; teaching experiences at University of Washington, Seattle and UCLA; traveling throughout Australia to set up glass workshops; working as artist-in-residence at Tasmanian School of Art in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; establishing Marquis Deluxe Studios; large-scale installation collaborations with Therman Statom; the importance of teaching and sharing knowledge; the cyclical progression and diversity of his work; future plans to work less with glass and focus instead on daguerrotypes. Marquis also recalls Peter Voulkos, Ron Nagle, Marvin Lipofsky, James Melchert, Harvey K. Littleton, John Eubanks, John Pearson, Ludovico de Santillana, Lino Tagliapietra, Bob Naess, Fred Bauer, Nick Mount, Les Blakebrough, Jack Wax, Jody Fine, Therman Statom, Kenneth Price, Dante Marioni, Jerry Spagnoli, and Bill Concannon, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Marquis (1945- ) is glass artist and educator from Freeland, Washington. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a curator and writer from San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 57 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Educators -- Washington (State)  Search this
Glass artists -- Washington (State)  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Italy  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marqui06
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91a952438-6124-4fa3-b37a-242d4c500b44
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marqui06
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mary Lee Hu

Interviewee:
Hu, Mary Lee, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
American Craft Council  Search this
Cleveland Institute of Art -- Students  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art -- Students  Search this
Lawrence Arts Center  Search this
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale -- Students  Search this
University of Washington -- Faculty  Search this
Baldridge, Mark S., 1946-  Search this
Choo, Chunghi  Search this
Christensen, Hans, 1924-1983  Search this
Dingeldein, Otto  Search this
Eikerman, Alma  Search this
Farafol, Daphne  Search this
Fenster, Fred, 1934-  Search this
Fike, Phillip G., 1927-1997  Search this
Halper, Vicki  Search this
Ho, Ron  Search this
Kidman, Hero  Search this
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013  Search this
Marshall, John, 1936-  Search this
Matsukata, Miye, 1922-1981  Search this
Matzdorf, Kurt  Search this
McMurray, James  Search this
Moty, Eleanor  Search this
Noffke, Gary  Search this
Pujol, Eleanor  Search this
Seppä, Heikki  Search this
Turner, Gary  Search this
Warashina, Patti, 1940-  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (Sound recording: 8 wav files (5 hr., 42 min.), digital)
163 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Afghanistan -- Description and Travel
Australia -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Indonesia -- Description and Travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Ohio -- Description and Travel
Papua New Guinea -- Description and Travel
Tibet (China) -- Description and Travel
Turkey -- description and travel
Date:
2009 March 18-19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Mary Lee Hu conducted 2009 March 18-19, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hu's home and studio, in Seattle, Washington.
Hu speaks of growing up outside Cleveland, Ohio; her early interest in making objects; attending the Lawrence Art Center camp in Kansas at the age of 16 where she first experimented with metals; her like of working with tools in order to create something; taking metal smith classes at the Cleveland Institute of Art during high school; attending Miami University in Ohio for two years followed by two years an Cranbrook Academy of Art; working as a TA with L. Brent Kington at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale; her collaborative work in both textiles and metals while at Carbondale which lead to her first experimentation in weaving silver wire; creating a body of work for her Master's thesis in which all the pieces were woven wire; various works, their origins, when, where and why they were created, including her Neckpiece, Choker, Bracelet, Brooch and Ring series; her aesthetic interest in patterns, line and positive/negative space; a limited interest in and use of color in her work; the transition from silver to gold wire; a progressively larger interest in the history of jewelry and body adornment which eventually became a lecture at the University of Washington, where she taught for 26 years; numerous trips around the world to countries such as China, Tibet, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia; a strong interest in ethnic and native jewelry/body adornment practices; the various purposes which jewelry can serve in society; her involvement with the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the American Craft Council; her technique based teaching practices; the role that modern technology plays in teaching, learning, and making jewelry; the lack of support and funds for metals programs in universities around the country; her library, which includes aver 2,000 books about the history of jewelry and body adornment; her collection of jewelry from around the world; her want to create beautiful and functional jewelry; the public and private aspects to jewelry and it's role in museums; current projects and the importance to maintain interest of metals in younger generations. Hu also recalls Gary Turner, Hans Christensen, Otto Dingeldein, Heikki Seppä, Hero Kielman, Phil Fike, Patti Warashina, Gary Noffke, Elliott Pujol, Chonghi Choo, Daphne Farafo, Vicki Halper, Ron Ho, Miye Matsukata, Alma Eikermann, Mark Baldridge, Kurt Matzdorf, Eleanor Moty, Fred Fenster, John Marshall, James McMurray, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Mary Lee Hu (1943- ) is a metalsmith in Seattle, Washington. Smith was educated at Cranbrook Academy of Art and Southern Illinois University. She teaches at the University of Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 43 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Body adornment  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Jewelry making -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Jewelry making -- Study and teaching  Search this
Jewelry making -- Technique  Search this
Metal-workers -- Washington (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hu09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a23bb6bc-66a5-4900-9a0f-031b4e2ab83d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hu09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Barbara Lee Smith

Interviewee:
Smith, Barbara Lee  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Northern Illinois University -- Students  Search this
Rutgers University -- Students  Search this
Adams, Renie Breskin  Search this
Andu, Tadao  Search this
Beany, Jan  Search this
Buckley, Jane  Search this
Dunnewold, Jane, 1954-  Search this
Govin, Jacquline  Search this
Howard, Constance  Search this
Hu, Mary Lee, 1943-  Search this
Itter, Diane, 1946-1989  Search this
Itter, William  Search this
James, Michael, 1949-  Search this
Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951  Search this
Karasz, Mariska, 1898-1960  Search this
King, Bucky  Search this
Krug, Barbara  Search this
Lanou, Randall  Search this
Lawry, Jean Ray  Search this
Liakos, Avra  Search this
Liakos, Dimitri  Search this
Littlejohn, Jean  Search this
Nordsforsclark, Jill  Search this
Pemberton, John  Search this
Scherer, Deidre, 1944-  Search this
Stahmer, Henry  Search this
Sudduth, Billie Ruth  Search this
Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008  Search this
Timmons, Chris  Search this
Vallien, Bertil, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files (5 hr., 21 min.))
122 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Great Britain -- Description and Travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
New Zealand -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 March 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Barbara Lee Smith conducted 2009 March 16-17, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in Gig Harbor, Washington. Smith speaks of moving around a lot with her family as a child; most of her childhood memories in Cape May, New Jersey where she recalls an early love of the ocean; playing piano from early childhood through young adulthood and its continued influence in her visual art; attending Douglass College at Rutgers University where she graduated with a home economics major; the first time she saw an Abstract Expressionist exhibition in college and the memory of those paintings; her love of color through sunsets and music; learning machine embroidery as a young mother from a Better Homes & Gardens article in the 1960s; falling in love with embroidery and learning as much as she could about the art form; being influenced by artists such as Mariska Karasz and Constance Howard; taking initiative after the Human Potential Movement and started pursuing embroidery art full time; participating in local, national and international embroidery and craft guilds; her love of historic embroideries; receiving her MFA Northern Illinois University; various techniques from her early years of making that still find their way into her work today; teaching workshops and seminars as an adult education teacher for almost 40 years; the influence of traveling to places such as Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom has had on her work; early abstract works in comparison to her recent, more representational work; the role maps have played in a good portion of her work; her work process and rather painterly approach to creating; the love of making and creating; the challenge and problem-solving qualities of taking commissions; writing the book, "Celebrating the Stitch" and the subsequent exhibitions that traveled around the world; the use of layering in her work to create clear layers of color; a collaborative book project with fellow artist, Jane Dunnewold; various exhibitions she has participated in and curated; her studio in Gig Harbor, Washington; relocating to Washington after 30 years in Chicago, Illinois and the influence the move had on her work. Smith also recalls Jill Nordforsclark, Randall Lanou, John Pemberton III, Jane Buckley, Jean Ray Laury, Jens Jensen, Bucky King, Henry Stahmer, Mary Lee Hu, Barbara Krug, Diane and Bill Itter, Renie Breskin Adams, Dimitri and Avra Liakos, Michael James, Chris Timmons, Studs Terkel, Bertil Vallien, Deidre Scherer, Jan Beaney, Tadao Andu, Jacquline Govin, Jean Littlejohn, and Billie Ruth Sudduth among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Lee Smith (1938- ) is a mixed media artist known for sculptural drawings constructed from fabric and lives and works in Gig Harbor, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded as 6 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 21 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Embroidery  Search this
Fiber artists -- Washington -- Interviews.  Search this
Human potential movement  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.smith09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e53b719a-8b39-42a9-b168-29e8862ff9fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smith09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn

Interviewee:
Berensohn, Paulus  Search this
Interviewer:
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Bennington College -- Students  Search this
Columbia University -- Students  Search this
Goddard College -- Students  Search this
Juilliard School -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
New York Philharmonic  Search this
Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) -- Faculty  Search this
Penland School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Swarthmore College -- Faculty  Search this
Yale University -- Students  Search this
Anderson, Ian, 1947-  Search this
Bennion, Joseph W., 1952-  Search this
Brown, Carolyn  Search this
Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992  Search this
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Charlip, Remy  Search this
Cowles, Fleur  Search this
Cunningham, Merce  Search this
Dunn, Robert G.  Search this
Ekman, June  Search this
Garfinkel, Ron  Search this
Graham, Martha  Search this
Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016  Search this
Kokis, George  Search this
Mendes, Jerry  Search this
Oliver, Mary, 1935-  Search this
Peterson, Mary  Search this
Pieser, Jane  Search this
Raine, Yvonne  Search this
Richards, Mary Caroline  Search this
Stanford, Verne  Search this
Stannard, Ann  Search this
Supree, Burton  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Williams, Gerald, 1926-2014  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages (Transcript)
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (4 hr., 13 min.), digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 March 20-21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Paulus Berensohn conducted 2009 March 20-21, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Berensohn's home and studio, in Penland, North Carolina.
Berensohn speaks of growing up in New York City and his family; his brother Lorin Bernsohn, cellist with the New York Philharmonic; his problems with dyslexia as a child and yet his interest in reading and learning; an early interest in dance and the lack of support he received from his family; his admittance into Yale University, from where he quickly removed himself to attend Goddard College in Vermont; after Goddard attending Columbia University, Juilliard, and Bennington College while studying dance; studying under both Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham; his relationship with M.C. Richards; his first teaching job at Pendle Hill in Pennsylvania that lead to teaching at Swarthmore College for four years; his want to become a production potter while living on a farm in rural Pennsylvania where he created an artist commune; working with pinched pots and moving to Penland, North Carolina to teach workshops at the Penland School of Crafts; his book, "Finding Your Way With Clay," which started as a journaling and teaching project while at Penland; his interest in book art via his interest in journaling; the importance of clay as a healing material that connects humanity and the earth and his role as an advocate for clay; his work in and travels to Australia; recent photography projects and his busy and active schedule. Berensohn also recalls Remy Charlip, June Ekman, Fleur Cowles, John Cage, Robert Dunn, Yvonne Rainer, Carolyn Brown, Mary Oliver, Karen Karnes, Burt Supree, Toshiko Takaezu, Ann Stannard, Gerry Williams, George Kokis, Joe Bennion, Bill Brown, Jane Pieser, Ron Garfinkel, Jenny Mendes, Ian Anderson, Verne Stanford, Meg Peterson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Paulus Berensohn (1933-2017) was a poet, ceramic artist, dancer, and educator in Penland, North Carolina. Mark Shapiro (1955- ) is executive director of Lumina Art Gallery, in New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Paulus Berensohn.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Ceramicists -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Clay  Search this
Communal living  Search this
Dance -- Study and teaching  Search this
Diaries -- Authorship  Search this
Dyslexia  Search this
Photography  Search this
Poets -- North Carolina -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.berens09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6399d8a-79fe-4885-b26c-7221f925e076
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-berens09
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Harlan Butt

Interviewee:
Butt, Harlan W., 1950-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
American Craft Council  Search this
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Enamelist Society  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Penland School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design -- Faculty  Search this
San Diego State University -- Faculty  Search this
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale -- Students  Search this
Tyler School of Art -- Students  Search this
University of North Texas -- Faculty  Search this
Brooks, Jan  Search this
Glantz, Ken  Search this
Japanese tea ceremony  Search this
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013  Search this
Lechtzin, Stanley, 1936-  Search this
Moty, Eleanor  Search this
Paley, Albert  Search this
Pijanowski, Eugene, 1938-  Search this
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, 1942-  Search this
Pujol, Elliot  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Shirk, Helen Z., 1942-  Search this
Snyder, Gary, 1930-  Search this
Staffel, Rudolf, 1911-2002  Search this
Winokur, Robert, 1933-  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording: 7 sound files (5 hr., 19 min.), digital, wav)
90 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Australia -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
2009 July 27-28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Harlan W. Butt conducted 2009 July 27-28, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Butt's studio, in Ptarmigan Meadows, Colorado.
Harlan Butt speaks of the influence of Asian art on his work; the use of text and imagery in his work; the use of pattern in his work; his undergraduate minor in weaving; the influence of Asian religion and mythology; series The Earth Beneath Our Feet , Garden Anagogies, and Snakes in Heaven; his childhood growing up in Hopewell, New Jersey, near Princeton; undergraduate work at Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; discovery of Buddhism and Eastern religions; his mother's death when he was 20; studying with Stanley Lechtzin and Elliot Pujol at Tyler; graduate school at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; interest in Japanese tea ceremony; more exploration of Zen Buddhism; use of color in his work; studying with L. Brent Kington; reliquary series; move to Connecticut in 1974; second trip to Japan in 1984 to co-curate Kyoto Metal: An Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Art Metalwork; introduction to Japanese system of artisan apprenticeship; early efforts as a writer and poet; the influence of poet Gary Snyder; summer teaching position at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence; teaching job at San Diego [California] State University in the mid-1970s; rattles and pipes series; exploring the Western landscape; the power of the snake image; taking a teaching position at University of North Texas, Denton (1976- ); first trip to Japan in 1980; differences in artisanal/metalworking practices in Japan and the United States; teaching workshops at various craft schools, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina; Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine; and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, compared with teaching in a university; the pros and cons of the gallery system; work with the Nancy Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan; the challenge of commission work; National Parks Project, Denton Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas; the role of haiku and text in his pieces; series 1,001 Views of Mt. Mu; series Snakes in Heaven; the influence of his wife and children; trip to India and organizing Colour & Light: The Art and Craft of Enamel on Metal, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, 2001; trip to Australia; involvement with the Society of North American Goldsmiths, Enamelist Society, and American Craft Council; subtle issues of environmentalism in his work; his affinity for metalsmithing and enameling. He also recalls [Rudolf] Staffel, Robert Winokur, Italo Scanga, Jan Brooks, Mike Riegel, Rachelle Thiewes, Eleanor Moty, Albert Paley, Shumei Tanaka, Ken Glantz (Ken Chowder), Randy Thelma Coles, Sandy Green, Mickey McCarter, Gene Pijanowski, Hiroko Pijanowski, Toshihiro Yamanaka, Helen Shirk, Ana Lopez, and Sarah Perkins.
Biographical / Historical:
Harlan W. Butt (1950- ) is an artist, metalsmith, and educator in Denton, Texas. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound mini discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 19 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Buddhism  Search this
Metal-workers -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Weaving -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.butt09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw990c0174f-3e27-4a2f-bccb-8d302a50d30d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-butt09
Online Media:

Ten Cultural Experiences to Put on Your Post-Pandemic Bucket List

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 16:49:53 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_66cc05130c23b8f65e2f285eb80b6efe

Autographed program for a Louis Armstrong tour in Australia and New Zealand

Printed by:
J. E. Jenkins & Co. Ltd., New Zealander  Search this
Commissioned by:
Harry M. Miller, Australian, born 1934  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Lucille Armstrong, American, 1914 - 1983  Search this
Jewel Brown, American  Search this
Eddie Cano, American, 1927 - 1988  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
closed: 11 3/16 × 8 3/4 × 1/8 in. (28.4 × 22.2 × 0.3 cm)
open: 11 3/16 × 17 7/16 × 1/8 in. (28.4 × 44.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
Australia, Oceania
Date:
ca. 1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Latin jazz (Music)  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2014.3.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59e8a2657-e633-4ac1-bd96-835436217139
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.9

[Trade catalogs from Pacific Mail Steamship Co.]

Company Name:
Pacific Mail Steamship Co.  Search this
Related companies:
North German Lloyd Steamship Co. ; Norddeutscher Lloyd (Bremen, Germany) ;  Search this
Notes content:
1898 steamship line timetable , North German Lloyd Steamship Line , Japan , Hong Kong , India , Ceylon , Cape Horn , Australia , Hawaii; history of the company can be found at the Mystic Seaport web site: http://www.mysticseaport.org/library/initiative/ImPage.cfm?BibID=17595&ChapterId=8
Includes:
Trade catalog
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1800s
Topic (Romaine term):
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Topic:
Boats and boating  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Travel  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_26867
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_26867

[Trade catalogs from C.A. Parsons & Co. Ltd.]

Variant company name:
Est'd 1889 as a builder of turbine engines for ships, at Heaton, near Newcastle, the company became a major supplier of land-bourne electric power for industry and homes in the U.K. (see http://www.birrcastle.com/inventionsAndExperiments.asp). Besides his chairmanship of C. A. Parsons & Co., Charles Algernon Parsons became managing director of several electric supply companies, notably at Newcastle, Scarborough and Cambridge, and also of the Marine Steam Turbine Co. which became the Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co. of Wallsend-on-Tyne, owners of the turbine patents (see http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Sir_Charles_Algernon_Parsons). Parsons, the son of a British Earl who invented a powerful telescope in the mid-19th Century, was also interested in optics and sound amplification.  Search this
Company Name:
C.A. Parsons & Co. Ltd.  Search this
Related companies:
(1894) Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co., Ltd., Turbinia Works, at Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland ; (1925) Parsons Optical Glass Co. (Little Chester, Derby) ; Parsons' Foreign Patents Co., Ltd. (London) ; (1925) Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd. : Parsons Marine Turbine Co. Ltd. Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company, often referred to simply as Parsons, was a British shipbuilding company based in Wallsend, North England, on the River Tyne. It was founded by Charles Algernon Parsons and specialised in building the steam turbine engine that Parsons had invented. Parsons usually sub-contracted hull building work to another UK shipbuilder. In the late 1950s, the Parsons Marine Turbine Co. was bought be the Richardson Westgarth Group. Parsons Power Generation Systems became part of Rolls-Royce plc in 1989. The company survives in the Heaton area of Newcastle and since 1997 has been part of Siemens, a German industrial conglomerate, as part of their power generation branch. It is sometimes referred to as Siemens Parsons. (see http://www.siemens.fi/portal.nsf/862685d3ddba9295c22569600045a0a2/70dc08d47f46c8b2c2256f86003a6f6c?OpenDocument&Start=1&Count=999&Expand=88)  Search this
Notes content:
Undated circa 1921 catalog for C.A. Parsons' line of "Turbines for Paper Mills". Undated circa 1921 catalog for C.A. Parsons' "'End Tightened' Reaction Blading". Christmas 1955 edition of Heaton Works Journal (Vol. 7, No. 41) - it includes articles on various partis of the company including Turbine Supervisory Equipment, The Mirror Department, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons & Co. Ltd. , C.A. Parsons of Australia, Ltd. and the Nuclear Power Plant Co. Ltd. Doucments related to the Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co. include: "High Pressure Geared Turbine Machinery of T.S.S. 'King George V'" dated July 1926; and "Marine Geared Turbines of the Parsons Type" dated January 1924. Documents related to Parsons Marine Turbine Co. include: the 1962 booklet "'Turbinia' The Worlds First Turbine Driven Ship" and the 1962 booklet "5 Years of Marine Gearing". The document related to Parsons' Foreign Patents Co., Ltd. is a circa 1924 booklet entitled "The Frahm Anti-Rolling Tank". Documents related to optics and astronomy include a 1927 catalog of the optical glass offerings of the Parsons Optical Glass Co. and a 1939 reprint from the journal "Engineering" (March 10 and 24, 1939 issues) entitled "Solar Telescope at Oxford University Observatory", published for Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. File also includes hard copies of articles on C.A. Parsons' life and work (see http://www.houseofdavid.ca/parsons.htm#life); on the yacht Turbinia, published by the Newcomen Society for the study of the history of engineering and technology (http://www.newcomen.com/excerpts/turbinia/index.htm); and about how Parsons' turbines changed naval history (http://www.btinternet.com/~philipr/Parsons.htm.)
Includes:
Trade catalog and histories
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
13 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Date range:
1800s-1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Measuring; calculating and testing devices  Search this
Engineering consultants and contractors  Search this
Boats and ships (including marine hardware and supplies)  Search this
Scientific and optical instruments  Search this
Engines and motors: steam; oil; gas; etc.  Search this
Electrical apparatus and equipment  Search this
Luggage; travel; travel services and traveling accessories (including trunks; briefcases; and other traveling accessories)  Search this
Ceramics; pottery; glass; crystal; china; bricks; and stones  Search this
Sound recording and playback equipment (including phonographs; microphones; and phonograph records)  Search this
Topic:
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Briefcases  Search this
Calculators  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Consulting engineers  Search this
Electric apparatus and appliances  Search this
Engineers  Search this
Engines  Search this
Glass  Search this
Luggage  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Measuring instruments  Search this
Motors  Search this
Optical instruments  Search this
Phonograph  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Scientific apparatus and instruments  Search this
Ships  Search this
Sound -- Recording and reproducing  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
Travel  Search this
Weighing instruments  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_28975
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_28975

Oral history interview with Richard Marquis, 2006 September 16

Interviewee:
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Marquis, Richard, 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Bauer, Fred  Search this
Blakebrough, Les  Search this
Concannon, Bill  Search this
de Santillana, Ludovico  Search this
Eubanks, John  Search this
Fine, Jody  Search this
Lipofsky, Marvin  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Marioni, Dante  Search this
Melchert, Jim  Search this
Mount, Nick  Search this
Naess, Bob  Search this
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Pearson, John  Search this
Price, Kenneth  Search this
Spagnoli, Jerry  Search this
Statom, Therman  Search this
Tagliapietra, Lino  Search this
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Wax, Jack  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Tasmanian School of Art  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles  Search this
University of Washington  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Australia -- description and travel
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Italy  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13549
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)265219
AAA_collcode_marqui06
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_265219
Online Media:

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