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Clifford W. Ashley papers, 1903-1964

Creator:
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Sanborn Studio  Search this
Subject:
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Wyeth, Henriette  Search this
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers)  Search this
Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart)  Search this
Place:
Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- Description and travel
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Tombstones  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5826
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208666
AAA_collcode_ashlclif
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208666

Clifford W. Ashley papers

Creator:
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Ashley, Clifford W. (Clifford Warren), 1881-1947  Search this
Photographer:
Sanborn Studio  Search this
Davis, Robert H. (Robert Hobart), 1869-1942  Search this
Names:
Wyeth, Henriette, 1907-  Search this
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on 5 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Massachusetts -- New Bedford -- Description and Travel
Date:
1903-1964
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence (ca. 900 letters), sketches, photographs, two exhibition catalogs, the manuscript of The Ashley Book of Knots, and miscellany. Much of the correspondence deals with Ashley's research for and the publication of his Yankee Clipper (1926). Among the correspondents are Henriette Wyeth, N.C. Wyeth (a 7 p. letter), Irving R. Wiles, Oliver LaFarge, Maxfield Parrish, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Booth Tarkington. One charcoal and three pencil sketches (34.8 x 24 cm. or smaller) are of a three mast sailing ship and pedestal for the Delano family cemetery monument designed by Ashley.
A pencil sketch and mechanical reproduction of an ink drawing (28 x 21.5 cm.) are of a map to Ashley's home near New Bedford used as an invitation to a party, 1936. Photographs are of Ashley, Ashley painting, works of art, artists' models, travels, and of a portrait of Ashley by Irving R. Wiles, 1926. Among the photos of Ashley are one taken by Robert H. Davis, ca. 1920's, and one by Sanborn Studio, Delaware, undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Marine painter, writer, illustrator. Dedicated most of his artistic and literary work to the subject of whaling.
Provenance:
Donated by Ashely's widow, Mrs. Stephen Delano, 1972.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford  Search this
Marine painters -- Massachusetts -- New Bedford  Search this
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Tombstones  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.ashlclif
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9333c3e90-cb0e-4131-a0cc-1364a98da12a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ashlclif

Shore at Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Looking Across to New Bedford & Fort Phoenix, (painting)

Painter:
Cozzens, Frederic Schiller 1846-1928  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Landscape--Massachusetts--Fairhaven  Search this
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86210002
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_232543

City of New Bedford, Wamsutta Mills, (painting)

Painter:
Cozzens, Frederic Schiller 1846-1928  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Topic:
Cityscape--Massachusetts--New Bedford  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86210004
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_232545

Bluefishing, Great Point, New Bedford, (painting)

Painter:
Cozzens, Frederic Schiller 1846-1928  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1880
Topic:
Landscape--Massachusetts--New Bedford  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Fishing  Search this
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86210016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_232557

Running Out-New Bedford, (painting)

Painter:
Cozzens, Frederic Schiller 1846-1928  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Unlocated
Date:
1883
Topic:
Landscape--Massachusetts--New Bedford  Search this
Waterscape--Coast  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play  Search this
Control number:
IAP 86210042
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_232583

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