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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

American maritime prints : the proceedings of the eighth annual North American Print Conference held at the Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts, May 6-7, 1977 / edited by Elton W. Hall : with a foreword by Richard C. Kugler

Author:
North American Print Conference (8th : 1977 : Whaling Museum)  Search this
Hall, Elton Wayland  Search this
New Bedford Whaling Museum  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 292 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Exhibitions
Conference papers and proceedings
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1985
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Marine prints, American  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Call number:
NE957.2 .A512 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_258496

"O'er the wide and tractless sea" : Original art of the Yankee whale hunt / by MIchael P. Dyer

Title:
Over the wide and tractless sea
Author:
Dyer, Michael P (Historian)  Search this
Subject:
Kendall Whaling Museum Art collections  Search this
New Bedford Whaling Museum Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
365 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Diaries
Place:
New England
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Whalers (Persons)  Search this
Whalers' writings, American  Search this
Scrimshaws--History  Search this
Whaling--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082616

The arts of modern whaling / Klaus Barthelmess

Author:
Barthelmess, Klaus  Search this
Physical description:
59 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2007
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Whaling in art--History  Search this
Scrimshaws  Search this
Call number:
N8261.W45 B34 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_819367

Wyland, artist of the sea / introduction by Steve Creech

Title:
Artist of the sea
Author:
Wyland 1956-  Search this
Creech, Steve  Search this
Subject:
Wyland 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 338 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Whales in art  Search this
Dolphins in art  Search this
Marine art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.W94 A4 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_819992

Artists after Moby-Dick / Hofstra Museum

Author:
Wallace, Robert K. 1944-  Search this
Schultz, Elizabeth A  Search this
Bryant, John 1949-  Search this
Hofstra Museum  Search this
Melville Society  Search this
Subject:
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Moby Dick  Search this
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Moby Dick  Search this
Physical description:
59 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 26 cm
Type:
Books
Illustrations
Date:
2001
[2001]
Topic:
Whales in art  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Call number:
N8261.W45 A78 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_665134

Moby Dick Krzysztofa M. Bednarskiego = Moby Dick by Krzysztof M. Bednarski

Title:
Moby Dick by Krzysztof M. Bednarski
Author:
Bednarski, Krzysztof M. 1953-  Search this
Jedlinski, Jaromir  Search this
Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi  Search this
Subject:
Bednarski, Krzysztof M. 1953-  Search this
Physical description:
29 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture, Polish  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Call number:
NB955.P6 B43 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_672038

Greasy luck; a whaling sketch book. New York, W. F. Payson [c1932]

Author:
Grant, Gordon 1875-1962  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 126 p. col. illus. 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1970
1932
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506105

Old cultural heritage surviving through new research management of whales

Author:
Nihon Kujirarui Kenkyūjo  Search this
Physical description:
54 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Japan
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Whales--Conservation  Search this
Baleen whales--Conservation  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Call number:
QL737.C4 O43 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_588276

Monstrum horrendum : wale und walstrandungen in der Druckgraphik des 16. Jahrhunderts und ihr motivkundlicher einfluss / Kalus Barthelmess, Joachim Münzing

Author:
Barthelmess, Klaus  Search this
Münzing, Joachim  Search this
Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum Bremerhaven  Search this
Physical description:
3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Cetacea  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Whaling--History  Search this
Call number:
NX650.W48 B28 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_453578

Celebrating 50 Wyland whaling walls / introduction by Roger Payne ; text by Mark Doyle ; words by Wyland

Author:
Wyland 1956-  Search this
Doyle, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Wyland 1956- Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
197 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Wildlife art  Search this
Wildlife artists  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Marine artists  Search this
Call number:
ND237.W95 A4 1995
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_470285

Unpainted to the last : Moby-Dick and twentieth-century American art / Elizabeth A. Schultz

Author:
Schultz, Elizabeth A  Search this
Subject:
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Moby Dick  Search this
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Influence  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 382 p., [40] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Illustrations
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
20th century
Topic:
Art and literature--History  Search this
Sea stories, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
PS2384.M62 S36 1995X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483884

Herman Melville's picture gallery : sources and types of the "pictorial" chapters of Moby-Dick / Stuart M. Frank

Author:
Frank, Stuart M  Search this
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Moby Dick  Search this
Subject:
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Moby Dick  Search this
Melville, Herman 1819-1891 Knowledge Art  Search this
Physical description:
xxv, 133 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Sources
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
Topic:
Whales in literature  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Whaling in literature  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Art and literature  Search this
Call number:
PS2384.M62F67 1986X
CT275.M53F8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_311988

Whaling prints in the Francis B. Lothrop Collection / by Elizabeth Ingalls

Author:
Peabody Museum of Salem  Search this
Ingalls, Elizabeth 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Lothrop, Francis Bacon Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Peabody Museum of Salem Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 341 p., 12 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Salem
Date:
1987
Topic:
Marine prints--Catalogs  Search this
Whales in art--Catalogs  Search this
Whaling in art--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NE957.P4 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_336707

Der historische Walfang in Bildern / Joachim Münzing ; für das Altonaer Museum in Hamburg, Norddeutsches Landesmuseum, herausgegeben von Gerhard Kaufmann

Author:
Münzing, Joachim  Search this
Kaufmann, Gerhard Dr  Search this
Altonaer Museum in Hamburg, Norddeutsches Landesmuseum  Search this
Physical description:
142 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
C1987
Topic:
Whaling in art  Search this
Whaling  Search this
Call number:
N8261.W45 M91 1987
N8261.W45M91 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_367720

Whales, a celebration / edited by Greg Gatenby

Author:
Gatenby, Greg  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 233 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1983
C1983
Topic:
Whales in art  Search this
Arts  Search this
Cetacea  Search this
Call number:
NX650.W48 W48 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_203469

Cetaceorum Maris Kamtschatici imagines : ab Aleutis e ligno fictas / adumbravit recensuitque Adelbertus de Chamisso, Dr., A.C.N.C.S. ; cum tabulis V. lithographicis

Title:
Cetaceorum Maris Kamtschatici imagines -- Chamisso
Author:
Chamisso, Adelbert von 1781-1838  Search this
Former owner:
Library of Congress DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 249 [i.e. 251]-262 p., [5] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Bering Sea
Date:
1825
1825?]
Topic:
Cetacea  Search this
Wood sculpture, Aleut  Search this
Whales in art  Search this
Aleut art  Search this
Call number:
QL737.C4 C44 1825
QL737.C4C44 1825
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_212750

The South Sea whaler : an annotated bibliography of published historical, literary, and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century / compiled by Honore Forster

Author:
Forster, Honore  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 157 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Pacific Ocean
Date:
1986
1985
Topic:
Whaling--History--Bibliography  Search this
Whaling in art--History--Bibliography  Search this
Call number:
Z5973.W5 F67 1985X
Z5973.W5F67 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273931

Whalemen's paintings and drawings : selections from the Kendall Whaling Museum collection / Kenneth R. Martin

Author:
Kendall Sailing Museum  Search this
Martin, Kenneth R. 1938-  Search this
Subject:
Kendall Whaling Museum  Search this
Physical description:
172 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
New England
United States
Massachusetts
New Bedford
Date:
1983
C1983
19th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Whaling in art  Search this
Whalers (Persons)  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
N6510 .K44 1983X
N6510.K44 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_148621

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