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Newport -- Beechwood

Former owner:
Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875  Search this
Architect:
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895  Search this
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852  Search this
Hunt, Richard Morris  Search this
Collection Collector:
Marchand, Richard  Search this
Extent:
3 Slides (photographs)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Postcards
Place:
United States of America -- Rhode Island -- Newport County -- Newport
Beechwood (Newport, Rhode Island)
General:
001: "Ball Room" Beechwood, Mrs. William Astor, Newport, R. I. 301. Made in Germany, Mercury Pub. C., Newport. Postcard circa 1901-1945

002: Beechwood, Newport, R. I. Residence of John Jacob Astor. Postcard circa 1930-1945.

003: The Palm Room in the Residence of Mrs. Wm. Astor, Newport, R.I. Postcard circa 1901-1945.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Rhode Island -- Newport  Search this
Mansions  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Ballrooms  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Palms  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Richard Marchand historical postcard collection.
Identifier:
AAG.MAR, File RI131
See more items in:
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides)
Richard Marchand historical postcard collection (35mm slides) / Rhode Island
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-mar-ref1764

Urn & pedestal, Andrew Jackson Downing

Designer:
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895  Search this
Honoree:
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852  Search this
Sculptor:
Launitz, Robert Eberhard Schmidt, von der 1806-1870  Search this
Medium:
Marble, silicone coating
Dimensions:
51 × 34 1/4 in. (129.5 × 87 cm)
Type:
Urns
Date:
ca. 1856
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
marble  Search this
Outdoor ornaments  Search this
pedestals  Search this
urns  Search this
commemoratives  Search this
Design elements  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
handles: finish hardware  Search this
memorials  Search this
planters (containers)  Search this
Satyrs (Greek mythology)  Search this
Vines  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection.
Accession number:
1988.014
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/aq467ce6c59-2462-4267-96f7-dc47cb09e068
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_1988.014

Cottage residences, or, A series of designs for rural cottages and cottage villas, and their gardens and grounds adapted to North America by A.J. Downing ; illustrated by numerous engravings

Title:
Downing's Cottage residences and cottage grounds
Cottage residences
Series of designs for rural cottages and cottage villas, and their gardens and grounds
Author:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson),) 1815-1852,  Search this
Physical description:
xii, [2], 215 pages, [15] leaves of plates illustrations, plans 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1852
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Architecture, Victorian  Search this
Cottages  Search this
Call number:
NA7561 .D8 1852X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1023099

Alfred Williams Anthony papers

Creator:
Anthony, Alfred Williams, 1860-1939  Search this
Names:
National Arts Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911  Search this
Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941  Search this
Benjamin, S. G. W. (Samuel Greene Wheeler), 1837-1914  Search this
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Blashfield, Edwin Howland, 1848-1936  Search this
Brenner, Victor David, 1871-1924  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Coffin, William A. (William Anderson), 1855-1925  Search this
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848  Search this
Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931  Search this
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948  Search this
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892  Search this
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888  Search this
Dielman, Frederick, 1847-1935  Search this
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852  Search this
Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865  Search this
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931  Search this
Gifford, Sanford Robinson, 1823-1880  Search this
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858  Search this
Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910  Search this
Huntington, Daniel, 1816-1906  Search this
Isham, Norman Morrison, 1864-1943  Search this
La Farge, John, 1835-1910  Search this
Leavitt, Edward C., d. 1904  Search this
Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897  Search this
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891  Search this
Low, Will Hicok, 1853-1932  Search this
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891  Search this
Mills, John Harrison, 1842-1916  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902  Search this
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937  Search this
Palmer, Erastus Dow, 1817-1904  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Pyle, Howard, 1853-1911  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Rosenthal, Albert, 1863-1939  Search this
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Smillie, George Frederick Cumming, 1854-1924  Search this
Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843  Search this
Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871  Search this
Volk, Douglas , 1856-1935  Search this
Ward, John Quincy Adams, 1830-1910  Search this
Waters, Clara Erskine Clement, 1834-1916  Search this
Weir, Robert Walter, 1803-1889  Search this
Extent:
2 Microfilm reels (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
circa1880-1930
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Alfred Williams Anthony papers contain letters, autographs, biographical data, and miscellaneous material collected by Anthony about 19th century artists.

Artists represented in the collection include: Edwin A. Abbey, Ernest Albert, Elizabeth A. Allen, Daniel C. Beard, Frank Beard, Samuel G. W. Benjamin, Albert Bierstadt, Nathaniel Blaisdell, Edwin H. Blashfield, Evangeline Blashfield, Charles W. Bolton, Victor D. Brenner, Sydney & Mrs. Burleigh, William M. Chase, Frederic E. Church, Harry Cochrane, William A. Coffin, Timothy Cole, Thomas Cole, Royal Cortissoz, Palmer Cox, Christopher Cranch, Felix O. C. Darley, Frederick Dellenbaugh, Frederick Dielman, Andrew J. Downing, Charles L. Eastlake, George W. Edwards, Daniel C. French, Edmund H. Garrett, Sanford R. Gifford, V. Gribayedoff, Henry W. Herbert, Elbert Hubbard, Daniel Huntington, Laurence Hutton, Ernest L. Ipshen, Norman W. Isham, F. Lynn Jenkins, John La Farge, Edward C. Leavitt, William J. Linton, Benson J. Lossing, Will H. Low, Jervis McEntee, George Merrill, John H. Mills, Thomas Moran, Samuel F.B. Morse, A. R. Mullen, Thomas Nast, National Arts Club, Wilbur F. Noyes,Frederick B. Opper, Mrs. Archie M. Palmer, Erastus D. Palmer, William F. Paris, Carl R. Parker, Hiram Powers, Howard Pyle, Thomas B. Read, Albert Rosenthal, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, John Sartain, Walter Smedley, George F. C. Smillie, Francis H. Smith, Bayard Taylor, Col. Henry S. Taylor, John Trumbull, Henry T. Tuckerman, Union League Club, N.Y., D. B. Updike, Vasili Vereschagen, Charles Vezin, Douglas Volk, D. Everett Waid, John Q. A. Ward, Clara E. Waters, Robert W. Weir, J. Thomson Willing, Ellsworth Woodward, Mabel Woodward, William Woodward, and F. Hammond Wright.
Biographical / Historical:
Alfred Williams Anthony (1860-1939) was a theologian, author, and educator in Lewiston, Maine. He served in various roles for the General Conference of Freewill Baptists, the Maine chapter of the Religious Education Association, and the Committee on Goodwill between Jews and Christians. Anthony also served on the boards of trustees for Bates College, Hillsdale College, and Brown University.
Related Materials:
The New York Public Library Archives and Manuscripts Division holds the Alfred Williams Anthony collection, 1679-1944. Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library holds the Alfred Williams Anthony papers, 1872-1996 and the Dressler family collection of Alfred Williams Anthony Papers, 1802-1985.
Provenance:
Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Educators -- Maine -- Lewiston  Search this
Theologians -- Maine  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.anthalfr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-anthalfr

Andrew Jackson Downing Urn on Smithsonian Grounds

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Physical description:
Stereographs; 3.5 x 7;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1860
Circa 1860s
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_119]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403675
Online Media:

Automobiles; Andrew Jackson Downing Urn on Smithsonian Grounds

Creator:
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 3 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1930
1930s
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_120]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403676
Online Media:

Andrew Jackson Downing Urn on Smithsonian Grounds

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Physical description:
3 x 2;
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1860
Circa 1860s
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_121]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403677
Online Media:

Andrew Jackson Downing Urn on Smithsonian Grounds

Creator:
Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints; 3 x 2.5;
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1930
1930s
Local number:
SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27A_122]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions. Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Known Copyright
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_403678
Online Media:

The architecture of country houses including designs for cottages, farm-houses, and villas, with remarks on interiors, furniture, and the best modes of warming and ventilating with three hundred and twenty illustrations, by A.J. Downing

Title:
Downing's Country houses
Country houses
Author:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Engraver:
Anderson, Alexander 1775-1870  Search this
Orr, John William 1815-1887  Search this
Physical description:
x, [2], 484 pages, leaves of plates illustrations, plans 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1851
Topic:
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Architecture, Victorian  Search this
Country homes  Search this
Furniture, Victorian  Search this
Gothic revival (Architecture)  Search this
Heating  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Ventilation  Search this
Call number:
NA7561 .D75 1851X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_939178

Letters

Author:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
2 items
Type:
Manuscripts
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1840
1840-1850
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Stoves  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000452 A
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_169696

Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn Before Restoration

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
5 x 4;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
July 28, 1971
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [71-1198A]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392602

Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
July 28, 1971
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [71-1199]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392603

Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
July 28, 1971
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [71-1200]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392604

Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
July 28, 1971
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [71-1201]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392605

Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Scott, Jack  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
4 x 5;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1971
July 28, 1971
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Monuments  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [71-1202]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_392606

Erection of Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1972
March 22, 1972
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-3557-01]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388792

Erection of Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1972
March 22, 1972
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-3557-02]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388793

Erection of Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1972
March 22, 1972
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-3557-03]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388794

Erection of Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1972
March 22, 1972
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-3557-04]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388795

Erection of Andrew Jackson Downing Memorial Urn

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Downing, A. J (Andrew Jackson) 1815-1852  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
120mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1972
March 22, 1972
Topic:
Memorials  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-3557-05]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_388796

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