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Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892

Collection Creator:
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
10 Photographs
Container:
Box 41
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Open to researchers by appointment. Contact Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum by email: sapa@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
The photographs are owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and requests for permission to reproduce photographs from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Photograph Archives. Certain works of art, as well as the photographs of those works of art, may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity rights, or other interests not owned by the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is the applicant's responsibility to ascertain whether any such rights exist, and to obtain any other permission necessary to reproduce and publish the image.
Collection Citation:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Study Collection of American Sculpture Photographs, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
See more items in:
Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs
Metropolitan Museum of Art study collection of American sculpture photographs / Series 1: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-saam-photo-met-ref467

Read family papers

Creator:
Read family  Search this
Names:
Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902  Search this
Church, Frederic Edwin, 1826-1900  Search this
Fosdick, W. W. (William Whiteman), 1825-1862  Search this
Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881  Search this
Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908  Search this
Knaus, Ludwig, 1829-1910  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  Search this
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Read, Harriet Denison Butler, 1837-1935  Search this
Read, Mary Alice, 1845-1870  Search this
Read, Mary Pratt, 1818-1855  Search this
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888  Search this
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891  Search this
Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895  Search this
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892  Search this
Extent:
229 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1848-1935
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence between Read family members, Thomas Buchanan Read, Mary Pratt Read, Mary Alice Read, and Harriet Denison Butler Read, and notable military, literary, political, and artistic figures, particluarly of the 19th century. Correspondents include Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Edwin Church, William Whiteman Fosdick, Harriet Goodhue Hosmer, Ludwig Knaus, Hiram Powers, Thomas Addison Richards, Randolph Rogers, John Sartain, William Wetmore Story, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Philip Sheridan, James Garfield, and William Tecumseh Sherman, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Buchanan Read was a poet, a portrait and history painter, and sometime sculptor, and worked in the U.S. and abroad.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Denison L. Burton.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Poets  Search this
Portrait painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.readread
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-readread

Randolph Rogers papers

Creator:
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Extent:
19 Items (Gift: (on partial microfilm reel))
1 microfilm reel (Loan)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1848-1964
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, biographical sketch, account records, notebooks, sketchbooks, photographs and catalogs.
REEL 501: 15 letters, most regarding commissions, one describing a method of cleaning marble sculptures, and two from ----- Miller asking advice on the casting of bronze and clarifying a working agreement between Miller and Rogers. In addition there are 6 articles of agreement, a biographical sketch of Rogers by his wife Rosa G. Rogers, account records, a daybook, a notebook "Brevi Appunti di Storia Moderna", 2 sketchbooks and 20 loose sketches, 2 photographs of Rogers, 35 photographs of Rogers' work, catalogs of Rogers' work at the University of Michigan Art Museum, and 5 letters of his son John R. Rogers.
REEL 3471: Letters from Rogers' granddaughter Elizabeth Torson to Mrs. Soria about Rogers; 10 sketches by Rogers; photographs, and family tree.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Rome, Italy. Born Waterloo, N.Y. Works include figures on Washington Monument, Richmond, Va., military commissions in Cincinnati, Detroit, Providence, seated Lincoln in Philadelphia, and others.
Provenance:
Material on reel 501 was lent for microfilming in 1973 by the Michigan Historical Collection, who received the papers along with Rogers' unfinished plaster casts. The photographs and family tree on reel 3471 weredonated by Elizabeth Torson and Mrs. Daddi, Rogers' granddaughters. Mrs. Lita Bloodgood, a friend of Rogers' descendants, donated the sketches.
Occupation:
Artists -- United States  Search this
Sculptors -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rogerand
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rogerand

R; Robertson, W.; Robinson, Theodore 1852-1896; Rocsen, Severin; Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892; Romans, Bernard

Collection Creator:
Richardson, Edgar Preston, 1902-1985  Search this
Richardson, Constance, 1905-  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 50
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-1973
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Edgar P. Richardson papers, 1814-1996, bulk 1921-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers
E.P. (Edgar Preston) and Constance Richardson papers / Series 6: Artist-Subject files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-richedga-ref991

Stearns-Ames collection

Creator:
Ames Manufacturing Company. Bronze Foundry  Search this
Names:
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Ames, James Tyler, 1810-1883  Search this
Ames, Nathan Peabody, 1803-1847  Search this
Ball, Thomas, 1819-1911  Search this
Brown, Henry Kirke, 1814-1886  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790  Search this
Greenough, Horatio, 1805-1852  Search this
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887  Search this
Washington, George, 1732-1799  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1838-1894]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, castings record, financial materials, photographs and printed materials relating primarily to the work of the Bronze Division of the Ames Manufacturing Company.
Professional and personal correspondence, chiefly of James Tyler Ames, with sculptors, architects, government officials, and colleagues, including his brother, Nathan Peabody Ames, Henry Kirke Brown, Randolph Rogers, and Thomas Ustick Walter. A castings record (16 p.) contains expenses and final prices of bronze castings, a printed list of "Bronze Works Executed by the Ames Manufacturing Company," and photographs of completed work. There are also an expense account for the Lincoln National Monument artillery and cavalry groups, lists of expenses relating to "Bronze Castings for Washington and his Horse," the (Benjamin) "Franklin Statue," and other works. Photographs are of works cast by the Ames Company and of unidentified works, of Ames' artisans, of a room in James Ames' house with framed medallions of Washington and Franklin on the wall, and of a head of Washington and a head of his horse in Thomas Ball's studio; reports by the architect of the Capitol extension, and the U.S. Art Commission (1860); Ames Company promotional items; a printed narrative of the incidents connected with the statue of Washington in Union Square by Henry Kirke Brown; and clippings relating to various statues.
Biographical / Historical:
The Ames Manufacturing Company, Chicopee, Massachusetts, was founded in 1835 by James Tyler Ames and his brother, Nathan Peabody Ames. The company manufactured small tools, cotton machinery, swords, cannons, and did casting of bells. It began manufacturing large bronze statuary circa 1850.
Provenance:
Donated 1986 by Malcolm Stearns, Jr., who purchased them from Parke Bernet, New York, in the 1960s. There are numerous notations on the backs of letters and photographs. It is not known who added this information.
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:
Sculptors  Search this
Topic:
Bronze founding -- Massachusetts -- Chicopee  Search this
Bronze sculpture, American  Search this
Metal-workers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Memorials -- United States
Identifier:
AAA.amesmanu
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amesmanu

Randolph Rogers papers, 1848-1964

Creator:
Rogers, Randolph, 1825-1892  Search this
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern -- 19th century  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Italy -- Rome  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9208
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211403
AAA_collcode_rogerand
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211403

Nydia, The Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue Rochester New York 14607 Accession Number: 93.24
Date:
After 1855
Topic:
Literature--Character--Nydia  Search this
Control number:
IAS 37390245
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_472116

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Architect:
Stone, Alfred  Search this
Contractor:
Batterson, James Goodwin 1823-1901  Search this
Canfield, A. R.  Search this
Founder:
Royal Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Figures and reliefs: bronze; Base: Westerly granite
Type:
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Providence Department of Parks Dalrymple Boathouse, Roger Williams Park Providence Rhode Island 02905
Located Kennedy Plaza Providence Rhode Island
Date:
Designed Oct. 1866. 1871. Dedicated Sept. 1871. Relocated 1906
Topic:
History--United States--Military history  Search this
Occupation--Military--Sailor  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Allegory--Other--Triumph  Search this
Allegory--Quality--Harmony  Search this
Allegory--Civic--War  Search this
Allegory--Place--America  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--History  Search this
Object--Other--Wreath  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77001761
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_12793

Michigan Soldiers and Sailors Monument, (sculpture)

Title:
Civil War Memorial, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Fabricator:
Batterson, James Goodwin 1823-1901  Search this
Founder:
Royal Foundry  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Ulysses S  Search this
Farragut, David Glasgow  Search this
Sherman, William Tecumseh  Search this
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: Westerly, Rhode Island granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Detroit Landscape Division 2008 Water Board Building, 735 Randolph Street Detroit Michigan 48226
Located Campus Martius Woodward Avenue Detroit Michigan
Date:
Cast 1869. Dedicated April 9, 1972
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Shield  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Unity  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--History  Search this
Allegory--Other--Triumph  Search this
Allegory--Civic--Liberty  Search this
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Military--General  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77006012
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_21687

Lincoln, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Founder:
Royal Foundry  Search this
Fabricator:
Struthers & Company  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Coadministered by City of Philadelphia Fairmount Park Commission Memorial Hall, West Park, P. O. Box 21601 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19131
Coadministered by Fairmount Park Art Association 1616 Walnut Street, Suite 2012 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103
Located Fairmount Park East side of Park, Kelly & Sedgely Drives Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Date:
Commissioned 1866. 1870. Dedicated Sept. 22, 1871
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Law--Lawyer  Search this
Animal--Bird--Eagle  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Scroll  Search this
Object--Other--Writing Tool  Search this
Control number:
IAS 77006013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_21688

The Somnambula, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1962.11.2
Date:
Modeled 1963-1864
Topic:
Literature--Donizetti--Somnambula  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
State of Being--Other--Sleep  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08581749
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293578

The Truant, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Carved marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1977.116
Date:
1853
Topic:
Figure male--Child  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Skating  Search this
Occupation--Education--Student  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08581750
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_293579

Soldier's Memorial, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Fabricator:
Batterson, James Goodwin 1823-1901  Search this
Mann, Bigelow and Gosling  Search this
Founder:
Royal Foundry  Search this
Contractor:
Elbridge Boyden and Son  Search this
Subject:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Andrews, John A  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze and granite; Base: Westerly granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by City of Worcester Parks, Recreation, and Cemetery Department 125 Green Hill Parkway Worcester Massachusetts 01605
Located Worcester Common Worcester Massachusetts
Date:
1871-1874. Dedicated July 15, 1874
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Occupation--Military--Sailor  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Athena Nike  Search this
Portrait male--Head  Search this
Occupation--Political--President  Search this
Occupation--Political--Governor  Search this
Emblem--Seal  Search this
State of Being--Death  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87630001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_295658

Unfaltering Trust, (sculpture)

Title:
Nydia, the Blind Girl of Pompeii, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Forest Lawn Museum 1712 S. Glendale Avenue Glendale California 91205
Date:
1856
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
State of Being--Handicapped--Blind  Search this
Literature--Bulwer-Lytton--Last Days of Pompeii  Search this
Literature--Character--Nydia  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02580016
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_297897

Tender Devotion, (sculpture)

Title:
Ruth Gleaning, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Owned by Forest Lawn Museum 1712 S. Glendale Avenue Glendale California 91205
Located at Forest Lawn Memorial-Park 6300 Forest Lawn Drive Los Angeles California 90068
Date:
Ca. 1862.; Modeled 1853
Topic:
Allegory--Quality--Faith  Search this
Object--Vegetable--Corn  Search this
Religion--Old Testament--Ruth  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02580063
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_297944

Merope, The Lost Pleiad, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Forest Lawn Museum 1712 S. Glendale Avenue Glendale California 91205
Date:
Ca. 1874-1875
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Merope  Search this
Waterscape--Weather--Cloud  Search this
Control number:
IAS 02580064
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_297945

Waterman Monument, (sculpture)

Title:
Flight of the Spirit, (sculpture)
Veiled Lady, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Relief: white Carrara marble; Shaft: blue-white Italian marble; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Gravestone
Sculptures-Stele
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Elmwood Cemetery 1200 Elmwood Avenue Detroit Michigan
Date:
1868
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Death  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87840020
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_298880

Ruth Gleaning, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Corporation of Yaddo Union Avenue, Box 395 Saratoga Springs New York 12866
Date:
Before 1900
Topic:
Religion--Old Testament--Ruth  Search this
Object--Foliage--Wheat  Search this
Control number:
IAS NY000021
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_309380

Nydia, the Blind Flower Girl of Pompeii, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Medium:
Marble
Type:
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1973.127
Date:
Modeled 1855-1856
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Dress--Historic--Classical Dress  Search this
Literature--Bulwer-Lytton--Last Days of Pompeii  Search this
State of Being--Handicapped--Blind  Search this
Occupation--Vendor--Florist  Search this
History--Ancient--Pompeii  Search this
Control number:
IAS 08580001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_31489

The Sentinel, (sculpture)

Title:
Soldier of the Line, (sculpture)
Civil War Statue, Soldiers Monument, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Rogers, Randolph 1825-1892  Search this
Landscape architect:
Strauch, Adolph  Search this
Founder:
Royal Foundry  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum 4521 Spring Grove Avenue Section 21 Cincinnati Ohio 45232
Date:
1864. Cast 1865
Topic:
History--United States--Civil War  Search this
Occupation--Military--Soldier  Search this
Dress--Uniform--Military Uniform  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAS OH000026
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_315341

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