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[Trade catalogs from California Redwood Assn.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American Home"  Search this
Company Name:
California Redwood Assn.  Search this
Includes:
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
San Francisco, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10157
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10157

[Trade catalogs from Kawneer Co.]

Variant company name:
"Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Kawneer Co.  Search this
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Niles, Michigan, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10451
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10451

[Trade catalogs from Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, Modern American home  Search this
Company Name:
Libbey, Owens, Ford Glass Co.  Search this
Notes content:
windows, furnishings, in dining rooms, kitches, bathrooms, bedrooms, breakfast rooms, solar housing, thermopane, plate glass, window conditioning, mirrors
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10471
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10471

[Trade catalogs from Gordon-Van Tine Co.]

Variant company name:
Modern American Home  Search this
Company Name:
Gordon-Van Tine Co.  Search this
Notes content:
for homebuilders, high quality millwork, lumber, roofing, paint and hardware
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Furniture and furnishings  Search this
Paint; varnishes; adhesives; coatings; etc.  Search this
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Adhesives  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Furniture industry and trade  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Paint industry and trade  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10231
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10231

[Trade catalogs from Johns-Manville Corp.]

Variant company name:
Jane's office, "Modern American home"  Search this
Company Name:
Johns-Manville Corp.  Search this
Related companies:
Canadian Johns-Manville Co., Ltd.  Search this
Notes content:
touting the benefits of asbestos products, flexboard, insulating board, tiles, permanent walls, siding, shingles, and some home designs
Includes:
Trade catalog and photographs
Black and white images
Color images
Physical description:
5 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Architectural designs and building materials  Search this
Topic:
"Decoration and ornament, Architectural"  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Building materials  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_10450
Location:
Trade Literature at the American History Museum Library
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_10450

Courtyard : Musée d'art moderne Villeneuve d'Ascq, communauté urbaine de Lille, 8 juin-1er septembre 1996, Musée national des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie, 18 septembre-18 novembre 1996

Author:
Joubert, Laurent 1952-  Search this
Musée national des arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie  Search this
Villeneuve-d'Ascq (France) Musée d'art moderne  Search this
Réunion des musées nationaux (France)  Search this
Subject:
Joubert, Laurent 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Call number:
NK1088.6.S6 C68 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545857

Thirteenth international congress of Turkish art : proceedings : 3-7 September 2007, Budapest Hungary / edited by Geza David, Ibolya Gerelyes

Author:
International Congress of Turkish Art (13th : 2007: Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Hungary)  Search this
Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum  Search this
Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of Turkey  Search this
Ed:
David, Geza  Search this
Gerelyes, Ibolya  Search this
Physical description:
790 s.: res. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Turkey
Date:
2009
Topic:
Art, Turkish  Search this
Architecture, Turkish  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_957284

Ornament and architecture : Renaissance drawings, prints, and books : an exhibition / by the Department of Art, Brown University [and] Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, March 8 through April 6, 1980

Author:
Brown University Department of Art  Search this
David Winton Bell Gallery (Brown University)  Search this
Physical description:
viii ,175 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1980
C1980
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Architecture, Renaissance  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Architecture--Early works to 1800  Search this
Call number:
NA3460.O76 1980X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_282742

History of decorative art in Mughal architecture / R. Nath

Author:
Nath, R (Ram) 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 188 p., [35] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Date:
1976
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Islamic decoration and ornament  Search this
Architecture, Mogul Empire  Search this
Call number:
725.17 .N5
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_862987

Shah Jahan and Orpheus : the pietre dure decoration and the programme of the throne in the Hall of Public Audiences at the Red Fort of Delhi / by Ebba Koch

Author:
Koch, Ebba  Search this
Subject:
Shahjahan, Emperor of India ca. 1592-1666  Search this
Physical description:
56 p., [38] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Delhi
Date:
1988
Topic:
Architecture, Mogul Empire--European influences  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--European influences  Search this
Architecture, Mogul Empire--Themes, motives  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
NK5676 .K62
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_872245

Travelling report for the time of February-April 1936 / by Ernst Cohn-Wiener ; with an introduction by V. T. Krishamachari

Author:
Baroda State Museum and Picture Gallery (India)  Search this
Cohn-Wiener, Ernst 1882-1941  Search this
Physical description:
37 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Date:
1937
Topic:
Architecture, Mogul Empire  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
NA1502 .B28
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_883957

Mughal sculpture : study of stone sculptures of birds, beasts, mythical animals, human beings, and deities in Mughal architecture / R. Nath

Author:
Nath, R (Ram) 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 218 p. : ill. (some col.), plan ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
India
Date:
1997
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Themes, motives  Search this
Islamic decoration and ornament--Themes, motives  Search this
Architecture, Mogul Empire--Themes, motives  Search this
Call number:
NA3576.A1 N295
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_890319

The romance of red stone : an appreciation of ornament on Islamic architecture in India / Yashwant Pitkar ; text by Mustansir Dalvi

Author:
Pitkar, Yashwant  Search this
Dalvi, Mustansir  Search this
Physical description:
254 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
India
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--History  Search this
Architecture, Mogul Empire  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_965112

Ernst Herzfeld Papers

Topic:
Papyrus
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Extent:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Place:
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Persepolis (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Syria
Date:
1903-1947
Summary:
An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Papers (1899--1962) of German born archaeologist Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879--1948), a preeminent scholar of Near Eastern and Iranian studies. The collection measures 150 linear feet (circa 30,000 items) and documents Herzfeld's work as a pioneer in the field and sheds light on his excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo. Formats include correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized into seven series.

Series 1: Travel journals

Series 2: Sketchbooks

Series 3: Notebooks

Series 4: Photographic files 1-42

Series 5: Drawings and maps

Series 6: Squeezes

Series 7: Samarra Expedition
Biographical / Historical:
The Ernst Herzfeld Papers document the career of Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948), a German architect, archaeologist, and historian of Islamic and Pre-Islamic studies. After training as an architect he studied archaeology under Delitzch from 1903 to 1906 at the excavations at Assur in Mesopotamia. A student of Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hebrew, Herzfeld received a doctorate in Humanistic Studies at universities in Munich and Berlin in 1907. His work with Friedrich Sarre to survey the monuments of the Tigris-Euphrates valleys resulted in landmark studies in architectural history, published in 1911 and 1920.

In 1920 Herzfeld was appointed to the chair of Historical Geography in Berlin and began his excavation at Samarra. Herzfeld's work there led to a six-volume publication. He published widely throughout his life on the sources of Islamic architecture and ornament, including the Royal Palace at Persepolis.

From 1934 until the end of his life Herzfeld spent his time producing many books and articles, lecturing, and working at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1936--1945.) Many of his works continue to be published post-humously.

1879 July 23 -- Born in Celle, Germany.

1897 -- Received diploma from Joachimsthaler Gymnasium, Berlin.

1897-circa 1898 -- Fulfilled military service.

circa 1899 -- Studied architecture at the Technical University and Assyriology, art history, and philosophy at the Friedrich-Wilhems Universität in Berlin.

1903 -- Passed exam in structural engineering.

1903-1905 -- Assistant to Walter Andrae (1875-1956) in Assur.

1905-1906 -- Traveled throughout Iran and Iraq.

1907 -- Excavation in Cilicia. Passed oral exam in February. Awarded doctorate in Humanistic Studies by Friedrich-Wilhems Universtät zu Berlin. After receiving Ph.D. traveled extensively in Syria and Iraq with Friedrich Sarre, director of the Islamic Museum in Berlin.

1910 -- Herzfeld and Sarre jointly publish, Iranische Felsreliefs (Berlin, 1910).

1911-1913 -- Field Director under direction of Sarre during expedition to Samarra.

circa 1914 -- Drafted into service in France and Poland during World War I. Sent to Iraq where he functioned as a surveyor.

1916 -- Father died.

1917 -- Appointed associate professor for Historical Geography and Art History of the Ancient Orient at Berlin. Along with Friedrich Sarre and others, founded the German-Persian Society to increase cultural and economic exchange between Germany and Persia.

1920 -- Appointed world's first full professor of Near Eastern Archeology. Begins excavation at Samarra.

1922 -- Mother died.

1923-1934 -- In Persia, where he completed many excavations and studies.

1928 -- Excavation at Pasargadae.

1931-1934 -- Appointed director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and moved to Persepolis.

1934 -- As grandson of Jews, Nazi legislation expelling state employees of Jewish descent forced Herzfeld to retire as a professor employed by the state. Moved to London.

1936 -- Delivered Lowell Lectures. Moved to Boston. Lectured on Iranian history and appointed a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.

1944 -- Retired from Princeton University.

1948 January 20 -- Died.
Provenance:
Ernst Herzfeld donated his papers to the Freer Gallery of Art in 1946.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ayyubids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper Squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-06
Online Media:

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Fragment of Wall-Paintings and Reconstructed Color Pattern, from the Palace of the Caliph (Dar al-Khilafa, Jawsaq al-Khaqani, Bayt al-Khalifah), Square Reception-Hall Block, Room Identified as a Harem

Topic:
Islamic art and architecture series
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 13.8 cm. x 11.4 cm.)
1 Print (ill., b&w, 16 cm. x 11.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Prints
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Mesopotamia
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Iraq -- Salah ad-Din -- Samarra -- Dar al-Khilafa
Date:
1911-1913
Scope and Contents:
Original publication caption reads, "Djausaq, Harem. Schaltänzerinnen mit tieren als füllwerk. Kopf und Schal einer Tänzerin und Reiher." [Herzfeld, Ernst, 1927: "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 3; Die Malereien von Samarra. Verlag Dietrich Reimer Ernst Vohsen, Berlin. Pp. 29-32, and Plate XXVI, right.]
Additional information from Archives staff reads, "Samarra was founded by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mu'tasim (r. 833-842) in 836 AD to serve as his imperial capital. [...] The construction of the many mosques and palaces at Samarra fostered an early flowering of architectural decoration. What mainly survives today are wall revetments in carved stucco and wall paintings on fine gypsum surfaces. Earlier Iranian (Sassanian) decorative styles influenced much of the carved stucco panels found at Samarra. The decoration was primarily based on vegetal forms but later developed into more abstract motifs. The wall paintings illustrate a wide range of subjects such as geometric patterns and courtly scenes with figurative representations of listening and playing music, banqueting and dancing. Depictions of animals, especially camels and birds also feature on fragments recovered from the site. [...] Construction halted at Samarra in about 880 AD and later was abandoned by the Caliph and his court in 892." [Lucia Burgio, Robin J.H. Clark, Mariam Rosser-Owen, "Raman analysis of ninth-century Iraqi stuccoes from Samarra", Journal of Archaelogical Science 34 (2007) 756-762."]
Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."
Arrangement:
Prints are organized in sequential number following publication series, "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra." They are arranged in photo file folders which are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves.
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 04.PF.21.039
General:
Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Friedrich Sarre's publication, "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 3: Die Malereien von Samarra."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Prints related primarly to the second campaign of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin in 1912 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Stucco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.06 04.PF.21.039
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files / 4.21: Photo File 21: Samarra: Malereien
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref25979

Sourcebook of architectural ornament : designers, craftsmen, manufacturers & distributors of custom & ready-made exterior ornament / Brent C. Brolin, Jean Richards

Author:
Brolin, Brent C  Search this
Physical description:
288 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Date:
1982
C1982
20th century
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Handbooks, manuals, etc  Search this
Architecture, Modern  Search this
Call number:
NA3485 .B76 1982X
NA3485.B76 1982X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_145504

Hausa architectural decoration : a selected and annotated bibliography

Author:
Mount, Sigrid Docken  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Bibliography
Place:
Nigeria, Northern
Date:
1978
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, Hausa  Search this
Architecture, Hausa  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Call number:
Z3516.5 .B582
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547268

Versailles à Stockholm : dessins du Nationalmuseum, peintures, meubles et arts décoratifs des collections suédoises et danoises : exposition organisée à l'occasion du "Colloque Versailles," Institut culturel suédois, Hòtel de Marle, Paris, septembre-octobre 1985

Author:
Nationalmuseum (Sweden)  Search this
Colloque Versailles (1985)  Search this
Subject:
Château de Versailles (Versailles, France)  Search this
Physical description:
245 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Sweden
Date:
1985
Topic:
Architecture, French--Designs and plans  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Drawing, French  Search this
Call number:
NA7736.V5 S97 1985
NA7736.V5S97 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273736

The changing power of Swahili houses, fourteenth to nineteenth centuries A.D. / Jeffrey B. Fleisher and Adria LaViolette

Author:
Fleisher, Jeffrey B  Search this
LaViolette, Adria Jean  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Indian Coast (Africa)
Indian Coast ( Africa)
Date:
2007
Topic:
Dwellings  Search this
Elite (Social sciences)  Search this
Power (Social sciences )  Search this
Architecture, Swahili  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Space (Architecture)  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Ethnoarchaeology  Search this
Swahili stone houses  Search this
Swahili social classes  Search this
Swahili niches  Search this
Power (Social sciences)  Search this
Call number:
GN414 .V57 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1096443

La casa faentina dell'Ottocento ..

Author:
Golfieri, Ennio  Search this
Physical description:
2 v. mounted plates. 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Italy
Faenza
Date:
1969
1970
1969-70
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Call number:
NA7357.F33 G64X
NA7357.F33G64X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_155986

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