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Early American silver, pewter, glass, china, lent by Mr. and Mrs. Francis P. Garvan [exhibition] Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts

Author:
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Subject:
Garvan, Francis P (Francis Patrick),) 1875-1937 Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
28 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1900
1978
Topic:
Glassware  Search this
Pewter, American  Search this
Pewter  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Silver articles, American  Search this
Silverwork  Search this
Art--Private collections  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1063586

Freer Gallery of Art Peacock Room - Detail, South Wall

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Freer, Charles Lang 1854-1919  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art Peacock Room  Search this
Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room (Exhibition)  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Art Work/Interior/Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Interior
Exhibit
Art works
Place:
Great Britain
London, England
Date:
circa 1940
Topic:
Peafowl  Search this
American Art  Search this
Art historians  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Art history  Search this
Artists  Search this
England  Search this
Interiors  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2007-0172
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11887

Emory Kemp Glass and Ceramics Lantern Slide Collection

Creator:
Kemp, Emory L. (Professor)  Search this
Names:
West Virginia University.  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
Glass plates, 3-1/4" x 4", silver gelatin.
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
West Virginia
Date:
1930's.
Summary:
A collection of lantern slides used as teaching aids by Dr. Emory Leland Kemp, Jr. (1931-2020) founder of the Department of the History of Science and Technology, West Virgnia University.
Scope and Contents note:
Seventeen photographic lantern slides on glass and pottery manufacture. Includes diagrams of a gas-fired glass tank, the Fourcault process for making plate glass, the Colburn process for making sheet glass, a recuperative glass tank, silica minerals, a graph of the time-temperature curve for annealing flat glass, and pictures of the Kastner Neill Process calcining furnace, a pug mill, kilns at West Virginia University and pottery made there, and a porcelain decorating factory.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. Emory Leland Kemp, Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois on 1931 October 1. He held a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. He was a Civil Engineering Professor at West Virginia University and established the University's History of Science and Technology program. He also founded the Institute for the History of Technology and Industrial Archaeology. One of his projects was the roof project for the Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Austrailia. Dr. Kemp was an avid Historic Preservationist and he assisted in getting many locations on the National Register of Historic Places and as National Historic Landmarks. He was co-Author of a book on the Wheeling Suspension Bridge Wheeling, West Virginia.These slides were used by Dr. Kemp as teaching aids at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Dr. Kemp died 2020 January 20 in Morgantown, West Virginia. His body was donated to West Virginia University for study.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Professor Emory L. Kemp, 1985, May 14.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Potters  Search this
Ceramicists  Search this
Topic:
Photographs -- Porcelain, American -- decorating  Search this
Photographs -- Pottery industry -- U.S.A.  Search this
Photographs -- China painting -- United States  Search this
Photographs -- Ceramics -- United States  Search this
Glass manufacture  Search this
Citation:
Emory Kemp Glass and Ceramics Lantern Slides, ca. 1930s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0138
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85766683a-3267-4ae3-b8eb-e9d8a90c8d70
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0138

Fisher, Bruce & Company Records

Creator:
Fisher, Richard  Search this
Collector:
Fisher, Bruce & Company.  Search this
Former owner:
Fisher, Richard, Mrs.  Search this
Donor:
Gatter, Carl  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (1 box )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sales catalogs
Stereographs
Legislation (legal concepts)
Correspondence
Photographic prints
Postcards
Price lists
Place:
Colon (Panama)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Date:
1920-1940s
Summary:
Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street, Philadelphia. The collection contains catalog pages and price lists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, and some American ceramics.
Scope and Contents:
This collection primarily contains catalog pages and pricelists for china, earthenware, and glassware imported from Belgium, Britain, France, and Italy, as well as some American ceramics. The catalog pages consist of color photographs of numbered ceramic items; the pricelists are separate pages keyed to the same numbers. These records, which date from 1939 1940, are arranged in separate folders by nationality.

The Belgian material consists of one catalog page of glassware. The British catalog pages depict Aynsley bone china (breakfast and tea sets), Grimwades earthenware, and "Toby" mugs of U.S. General McArthur and British General Wavell. The French catalog pages show "Quimper" design faience as well as other china and earthenware pieces. The Italian ceramics are primarily earthenware breakfast sets, bowls, baskets, vases, and donkey figures. There is also some Venetian glassware. The U.S. catalog pages show china breakfast sets and other tableware.

In addition, a photoprint in the collection shows the firm's building, ca. 1920s; a second photoprint shows a 1920s display of Pyrex ovenware in one of the building's display windows.
Biographical / Historical:
Fisher, Bruce & Company, importers of china, earthenware, and glassware, were located on Market Street in Philadelphia. The firm dates back at least to the year 1880, when it was known as Atherholt, Fisher & Company, and was located at 519 Market Street. The principals in the firm were Thomas C. Atherholt, Samuel Fisher, and his son, Joseph G. A. Fisher. By 1885 the company's name had changed to Fisher, Son & Company. By 1889, after the addition of George H. Ruth to the firm, its name had changed to Fisher, Son & Ruth. The following year, probably following the death of Samuel Fisher, Worthington Bruce joined the firm, and its name was changed to Fisher, Bruce & Company. In the same year the firm relocated to 221 Market Street.

The company continued to prosper in its Market Street location, which extended back to Church Street. By 1930, the adjoining building at 219 Market Street was purchased. The ground floors of numbers 219 221 were used as a showroom and the company's offices were located upstairs. The company stayed in the Fisher family's hands for the remainder of its existence, with E. Monroe Fisher as President of the firm beginning in 1930. In the 1970s the company was sold and the business relocated to New Jersey.
Provenance:
These records were donated to the Division of Domestic Life in February 1990 by Mr. Carl Gatter. His father, Herman L. Gatter, had been employed by Fisher, Bruce, for many years. The records were transferred to the Archives Center in March 1990.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.

Probable copyright restrictions.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Show windows  Search this
Stores, Retail  Search this
Table setting and decoration  Search this
Display of merchandise  Search this
Faience  Search this
Glassware  Search this
Glassware -- Belgian  Search this
Glassware -- Catalogs  Search this
Glassware -- Venetian  Search this
Importers  Search this
Advertising, Point-of-sale  Search this
Commemorative porcelain  Search this
Dams -- Panama  Search this
Ceramic tableware  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- French  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- Italian  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- Belgian  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- English  Search this
Ceramic Industries -- American  Search this
Locks and dams  Search this
Clay pot cookery  Search this
Plates (Tableware)  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Porcelain figures  Search this
Porcelain, French  Search this
Porcelain, English  Search this
Porcelain -- Prices  Search this
Porcelain -- 20th century  Search this
Pottery figures  Search this
Pottery, American  Search this
Pottery, English  Search this
Pottery, French  Search this
Pottery, Italian  Search this
Pottery -- Prices  Search this
Pyrex  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sales catalogs
Stereographs
Legislation (legal concepts)
Correspondence -- 1940-1950
Photographic prints
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Price lists
Citation:
Fisher, Bruce & Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0370
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81269855a-4c8e-4eeb-8fce-5157c78d78b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0370
Online Media:

Vessels : a conversation in porcelain and poetry / porcelain by Jennifer McCurdy ; poetry by Wendy Mulhern

Author:
McCurdy, Jennifer  Search this
Mulhern, Wendy  Search this
Subject:
McCurdy, Jennifer  Search this
Physical description:
199 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Catalogs
Poetry
Date:
2017
21st century
Topic:
Porcelain, American  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Call number:
NK4370 .M33 2017
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084147

The Official price guide to pottery & porcelain / by the House of Collectibles, Inc

Title:
Pottery & porcelain
Pottery and porcelain
Pottery
Author:
House of Collectibles  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Pottery, American  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Pottery--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Porcelain--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK4005 .O325
NK4005.O325
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_307725

American painted porcelain : collector's identification & value guide / Dorothy Kamm

Author:
Kamm, Dorothy 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
China painting--History  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Porcelain--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532425

American painted porcelain : collector's identification & value guide / Dorothy Kamm

Author:
Kamm, Dorothy 1957-  Search this
Physical description:
143 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1999
Topic:
China painting--History  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Porcelain--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK4605.5.U6 K36 1999Y
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561098

American ceramics before 1930 : a bibliography / compiled by Ruth Irwin Weidner

Author:
Weidner, Ruth Irwin  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 279 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Pottery, American  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
Z7179 .W43X
Z7179.W43X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_150276

Important Americana : property from the estate of Mabel Brady Garvan including American furniture, Chinese export and other porcelain, American glass and related decorative arts : exhibition ... May 31, June 2-6, 1980 ... : public auction, June 7, 1980 / Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc

Author:
Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc  Search this
Subject:
Garvan, Mabel Brady Private collections  Search this
Physical description:
ca. 80 p : ill. (1 col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
Topic:
Art objects, American  Search this
Art objects, Chinese  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Glassware  Search this
Call number:
N5220.G24 S717 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_485654

American ceramics the collection of Everson Museum of Art edited by Barbara Perry

Author:
Everson Museum of Art  Search this
Perry, Barbara (Barbara Stone)  Search this
Physical description:
400 pages illustrations (some color) 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
Syracuse
USA
Date:
1989
Topic:
Pottery, American  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Porcelain  Search this
Katalog  Search this
Keramik  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369700

Gifts from the fire II / Brother Thomas

Author:
Thomas Brother, O.S.B. 1929-2007  Search this
Pucker Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Thomas Brother, O.S.B. 1929-2007  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.T46 A4 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685191

Fragile blossoms, enduring earth : the Japanese influence on American ceramics

Title:
The Japanese influence on American ceramics
Author:
Everson Museum of Art  Search this
American Craft Museum (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
127 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1989
Topic:
Pottery, American--Japanese influences  Search this
Porcelain, American--Japanese influences  Search this
Call number:
NK4005.A1 F7 1989
NK3712.S97E93f 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_847752

Cybis : a world of enchantment / [text and captions, Hazel Herman]

Author:
Cybis (Firm)  Search this
Herman, Hazel  Search this
Physical description:
87 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1978
Topic:
Cybis porcelain  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
NK4428.C99 C93 1978
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_735339

American Belleek porcelain thimbles and related sewing articles / c Mildred B. Jarvis

Author:
Jarvis, Mildred B  Search this
Thimble Collectors International  Search this
Subject:
Lenox, Walter Scott 1859-1920  Search this
Ceramic Art Co. (Trenton, N.J.)  Search this
Lenox China (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
v, 32 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New Jersey
Date:
1991
Topic:
Thimbles--Collectors and collecting  Search this
American Belleek  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
NK9505.7 .J37 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604401

The architects' tea service / Barbara D. McMillan

Author:
McMillan, Barbara D  Search this
Subject:
Lenox China (Firm)  Search this
Architects' Emergency Committee Women's Division  Search this
Physical description:
v, 71 leaves, [32] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1999
20th century
Topic:
Porcelain, American  Search this
Ceramic teapots  Search this
Tea making paraphernalia  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.L46 M36 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_605712

[Trade catalogs on American vitrified china ... ]

Author:
Vitrified China Association  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
1946
1946-
Topic:
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
052126
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_674354

Robert Hudson and Richard Shaw : new ceramic sculpture : [exhibition] January 17 through April 12, 1998, Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts

Title:
New ceramic sculpture
Author:
Hudson, Robert 1938-  Search this
Shaw, Richard 1941 Oct. 9-  Search this
Reynolds, Jock  Search this
Addison Gallery of American Art  Search this
Subject:
Hudson, Robert 1938-  Search this
Shaw, Richard 1941 Sept. 12-  Search this
Physical description:
65 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
C1998]
Topic:
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.H82 R49 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565366

Warman's American pottery and porcelain / Susan and Al Bagdade

Title:
American pottery and porcelain
Author:
Bagdade, Susan D  Search this
Bagdade, Allen D  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Pottery, American--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Porcelain, American--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Call number:
NK4005 .B22 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_565380

Mei-kuo tang tai hui hua hsing tʻao i chan tʻu lu = American's contemporary painting on clay / [tsung pien chi Kao Yü-chen]

Title:
American's contemporary painting on clay
Author:
Kao, Yü-chen  Search this
Guo li li shi bo wu guan (China)  Search this
Subject:
Guo li li shi bo wu guan (China)  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
Min kuo 84 [1995]
20th century
Topic:
China painting  Search this
Pottery, American  Search this
Porcelain, American  Search this
Call number:
NK3930 .K36 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_590054

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