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Longacre family papers, [ca. 1810]-1952

Creator:
Longacre fam, Longacre family  Search this
Subject:
Bolton, Theodore  Search this
Catlin, George  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown  Search this
Herring, James  Search this
Neagle, John  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Longacre, Andrew  Search this
Longacre, Augusta M.  Search this
Longacre, James Barton  Search this
Longacre, Lydia E. (Lydia Eastwick)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Place:
Egypt -- description and travel
Topic:
Coin design -- United States  Search this
Engraving, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9192
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211387
AAA_collcode_longlong
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211387

Longacre family papers

Creator:
Longacre family  Search this
Names:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Herring, James, 1794-1867  Search this
Longacre, Andrew, 1831-1906  Search this
Longacre, Augusta M.  Search this
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869  Search this
Longacre, Lydia E. (Lydia Eastwick), 1870-1951  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Extent:
9 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Place:
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
[ca. 1810]-1952
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, poems, notes, diaries, artwork, sketchbooks, photographs, business papers and printed material relating to the Longacre family, especially James Barton Longacre and Andrew Longacre.
REEL P1-P2: Correspondence and papers of James Barton Longacre, 1819-1857, mostly concerned with his position as engraver of the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, and his publication THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS. Letters include correspondence with Asher B. Durand, James Herring, John Neagle, Thomas Sully and George Catlin. Additional material includes diaries, sketches and designs for coinage, a biography, autobiographical notes, and printed material.
REEL 986: Five sketchbooks, ca.1861-1894, of Reverend Andrew Longacre. Sketches depict landscapes, interiors, and monogram designs made in the United States, Europe, North Africa and the Near East. In addition there is a memoranda book kept by Longacre, ca. 1890.
REELS 1046-1048: Letters, including: correspondence between James and his wife; between James and Andrew during the Civil War; and Lydia Longacre's letters from Europe, 1899-1900; and letters from Theodore Bolton to Mrs. James M. Longacre about including James in his book, EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT DRAUGHTSMEN IN CRAYONS. Also included are biographical notes on James; an autobiography of Andrew; poetry and writings by James; accounts of a trip to Egypt by Andrew; financial documents relating to James; artwork; designs for coins and sketchbooks by James, Andrew and Lydia and material relating to an engraving of Charles Carroll by James.
REELS 1083 & 1050: Genealogical information on the Stiles and Longacre families; letters from Andrew to his father, James Barton Longacre, and his sister, Sallie, and other family members and friends; a copy of James Barton's 1825 diary; poems and compositions by Andrew; financial and business papers, 1898-1918; 28 photographs depicting portraits of James and Andrew, Lydia E. Longacre and her miniature paintings.
REEL 3091: Two engravings by James after paintings by Benjamin West and a letter from Augusta M. Longacre to Bolton regarding Bolton's biography of James.
Biographical / Historical:
Artists; Philadelphia and New York. James Barton Longacre was an engraver and portrait painter. Chief engraver at the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, from 1844-1869. His engravings and portraits illustrate several books including THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS, and BIOGRAPHY OF THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. His son, Andrew Longacre was an engraver, watercolorist, and Methodist minister. His daughter, Lydia Longacre was a miniature painter, pupil of the Art Students League of New York, under Chase and Mowbray, and under Whistler in Paris.
Provenance:
Material on reels P1-P2 lent for microfilming by the Library Company of Philadelphia; Material on reel 986 lent 1975 by Fred Longacre; material on reels 1050 and 1083 lent 1975-1976 by Mrs. Andrew Longacre who also donated the material on reels 1046-1048 in 1982; material on reel 3091 donated 1981 by the NMAA-PG Library.
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:
Stipple engravers  Search this
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Engravers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Coin design -- United States  Search this
Engraving, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.longlong
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-longlong

American Portrait Prints: American Print Conference

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 24 of 38
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 15 and 30 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid. Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 426, National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 24
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0426-refidd1e7588

Folder 2

Collection Creator::
National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions  Search this
Container:
Oversize
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Boxes 2-4, 6-8, 10, 12-15, 17, 19-23, 25, 27 and 30 contain materials restricted indefinitely; see finding aid; Transferring office; 3/3/1999 memorandum, Lee to Cox; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 01-102, National Portrait Gallery. Office of Exhibitions, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Oversize
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa01-102-refidd1e9428

Charles Demuth

Subject:
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1914
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Portrait prints  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12103
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Arnold Rönnebeck and Louise Emerson Ronnebeck papers, 1884-2002
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_12103
Online Media:

The republican court; or, American society in the days of Washington / by Rufus Wilmot Griswold. A new ed., with the author's last additions and corrections. With twenty-five portraits of distinguished women, ngraved from original pictures by Wollaston, Copley, Gainsborough, Stuart, Peale, Trumbull, Pine, Malborne, and other contemporary painters

Author:
Griswold, Rufus W (Rufus Wilmot) 1815-1857  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 481 p., [25] leaves of plates : illus., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Portraits
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1867
18th century
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait prints  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Women in art  Search this
Women  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E164 .G87 1867
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_512505

The republican court; or, American society in the days of Washington. With twenty-one portraits of distinguished women, engraved from original pictures by Woolaston [sic], Copley, Gainsborough, Stuart, Trumbull, Pine, Malbone, and other contemporary painters

Author:
Griswold, Rufus W (Rufus Wilmot) 1815-1857  Search this
Physical description:
iv p., 2 l., 408 p. ports. 29 cm
Type:
Portraits
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1855
1855[c1854]
18th century
Topic:
Portraits, American  Search this
Portrait prints  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Portrait painting  Search this
Women in art  Search this
Women  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
E164 .G87 1855
E164.G87 1855
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418998

Gerald L. Brockhurst : a retrospective of prints and drawings from the William P. Brumfield Memorial Collection

Author:
Brockhurst, Gerald Leslie 1890-1978  Search this
New Orleans Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Brockhurst, Gerald Leslie 1890-1978  Search this
Brumfield, William P Art collections Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
Topic:
Portrait prints--Private collections--Exhibitions  Search this
Portrait prints, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.B8557y B8 1991
N40.1.B8557yB8 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422197

The Confederate image : prints of the lost cause / Mark E. Neely, Jr., Harold Holzer, Gabor S. Boritt

Author:
Neely, Mark E  Search this
Holzer, Harold  Search this
Boritt, G. S. 1940-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 257 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Portraits
Art and the war
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
C1987
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Confederate States of America in art  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E467.N44 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_319452

American self portraits : an exhibition of original prints, October 20-November 14, 1981

Author:
Tahir Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1981
1981]
20th century
Topic:
Portrait prints, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Prints  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N7618 .T12
N7618.T12
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_158414

American portrait prints : proceedings of the Tenth Annual American Print Conference / edited by Wendy Wick Reaves

Author:
North American Print Conference (10th : 1979 : National Portrait Gallery)  Search this
Reaves, Wendy Wick 1950-  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 285 p. : ill. 29 cm
Type:
Books
Portraits
Place:
United States
Date:
1983
1984
18th century
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Portrait prints--Congresses  Search this
Portrait prints, American--Congresses  Search this
Prints--Congresses  Search this
Biography  Search this
Congresses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_186173

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