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Ed Colker papers

Creator:
Colker, Ed, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Atelier Desjobert  Search this
Haybarn Press  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-2012  Search this
Johnson, J. Curtis  Search this
Konner, Melvin  Search this
Norris, Kathleen, 1947-  Search this
Pease, Deborah  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Walker, Jeanne Murray  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Video recordings
Lectures
Date:
1944-2013
Summary:
The papers of painter, printmaker, educator and administrator Ed Colker are dated 1944-2013 and measure 3.2 linear feet. Colker's painting, printmaking, and Haybarn Press, as well as his career as an art teacher and university administrator, are documented through biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of painter, printmaker, educator and administrator Ed Colker are dated 1944-2013 and measure 3.2 linear feet. Colker's painting, printmaking, and Haybarn Press, as well as his career as an art teacher and university administrator, are documented through biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical materials include official letters regarding Colker's performance in the Army, caricatures of him, diplomas, resume, awards, and certificates.

Correspondence, mainly professional in nature with a few scattered personal letters, concerns Colker's academic and artistic work, Haybarn Editions, exhibitions, projects, and various interests. Poet correspondents are J. Curtis Johnson, Kathleen Norris, Deborah Pease, and Jeanne Walker; translators include Melvin Konner and others.

Interviews with Ed Colker, conducted between 1982 and 2008 for various purposes, are preserved as 1 sound cassette and published transcripts. Also found are 1 sound cassette, 1 videocassette, and a published transcript of interviews Colker conducted with Will Barnet and Toshiko Takaezu in 1981 and 1994 respectively.

Among Colker's writings are the published versions of several articles and the manuscript of an unpublished one; two proposed books for students of design and typography; lectures delivered to students (3 videocassettes), miscellaneous writings, notes, and 1 videocassete of readings by artists from one of Colker's Haybarn Press poetry portfolios.

Subject files document many of Colker's professional interests, activities, projects, and relationships. Also of note are files about Haybarn Press.

The bulk of the printed material consists of exhibition catalogs, announcements, and school catalogs. Almost all is about or mentions Colker, or features reproductions of his work. Of note is the first and only issue of Re-Art: A Reflection of Current Ideas on the Arts (1954), published by Colker and Gene Feldman.

Photographs are of Colker and his family; Colker at events related to his artistic, academic, and publishing activities; artwork by Colker, and his work as reproduced in Haybarn Editions. Also found are an exterior view of the barn studio and one of printers working at Desjobert Press.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series:

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1946-circa 2011 (Box 1; 1 folder)

Series 2: Correspondence,1954-2011 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, 1981-2008 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1961-1990s (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 5: Subject files, 1952-2013 (Boxes 2-3; 1.3 linear feet)

Series 6: Printed Material,1944-2011 (Box 3; 0.7 linear feet)

Series 7: Photographs, circa 1960s-2010 (Box 4; 0.2 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Ed Colker (b. 1927) is a painter, printmaker, educator, and administrator who has worked in Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City. Colker founded the not-for-profit fine art publisher Haybarn Press. He is married to artist Elaine Galen and resides in Mt. Kisco, NY.

After high school, Colker was awarded a scholarship and began his art education at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Arts. He interrupted his studies to serve in the U.S. Army (1944-1946). He graduated in 1949, by which time the school had become the Philadelphia Museum School of Art; today it is the University of the Arts. He taught art in the Philadelphia area before moving to New York City in 1956. Later, Colker earned degrees from New York University (B.S. Ed, 1964; M.A., 1985).

Colker taught art and design courses at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Cornell University, Pratt Institute, and Philadelphia College of Art. By the 1980s, he had become an administrator as well as a professor. Throughout his academic career, Colker published and lectured widely, served as a visiting artist, acted as a consultant, and participated in professional organizations. He occasionally organized exhibitions and served on exhibition juries.

Since 1960, under the imprints Editions du Grenier, Haybarn Editions, and Haybarn Press, Colker has published limited edition books, portfolios, broadsides, individual pages, and folders of poetry. Most are accompanied by Colker's etchings and lithographs inspired by the texts. Haybarn Press, under the Ambor Edition imprint, also produced four portfolios with text and drawings by Elaine Galen, 1996-2008. From its inception, the work of Haybarn Press has been featured in many exhibitions of book arts. Colker also participated in group shows throughout the United States and enjoyed solo exhibitions of his paintings and prints. Haybarn Press productions and Colker's prints and paintings are in the permanent collections of Brown University, Cornell University, Harvard University, Library of Congress, Museum of Modern Art, New York Public Library, University of Arizona Museum of Art, and others.

Now retired from university administration and teaching, Colker continues to operate Haybarn Press and occasionally serves as an exhibition juror and visiting artist.
Provenance:
Donated by Ed Colker in 1991 and 2013.
Restrictions:
Use of original material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The Ed Colker 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.
Topic:
Printmakers -- United States  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Printing  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Design  Search this
Arts administrators -- United States  Search this
Painters -- United States  Search this
Educators -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Video recordings
Lectures
Identifier:
AAA.colked
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers

Creator:
Brooks, James, 1906-1992  Search this
Names:
Kootz Gallery (N.Y.)  Search this
New York University -- Students  Search this
Southern Methodist University -- Students  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
King, William, 1925-2015  Search this
Park, Charlotte  Search this
Extent:
20.1 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Interviews
Drawings
Photographs
Diaries
Date:
1909-2010
bulk 1930-2010
Summary:
The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Abstract Expressionist painters James Brooks and Charlotte Park measure 18.7 linear feet and are dated 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Correspondence, subject files, personal business records, printed material, and a sound recording document his painting career, interests, professional and personal activities. Also found are biographical materials, interviews, writings, and art work. The collection also includes papers of his wife, Abstract Expressionist painter Charlotte Park, regarding her painting career, personal life, activities as executor of James Brooks' estate, and some material concerning the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. There is a 1.4 linear foot addition to this collection donated in 2017 that includes 58 "week-at-a-glance" appointment books, three journals and one address/ telephone book of Charlotte Park; a hand written chronology with significant dates and notes; postcards and exhibition announcements sent to Charlotte and James; doodles; and a sketch, possibly by Don Kingman.

Biographical materials include biographical notes and documents such as copies of birth and death certificates, curricula vitae, family history. Educational records are from Southern Methodist University and documentation of flight training courses at New York University. Brooks' military service in World War II is well documented by United States Army records with related correspondence. Also found is extensive documentation of his death and funeral.

Professional and personal correspondence is addressed to Brooks, the couple, and to Charlotte Park during the later years of Brooks' life when she managed his affairs. A significant amount of correspondence is categorized as art, autograph requests, personal, and teaching; also include is general correspondence that overlaps all categories. Art correspondence with museums, galleries, collectors, artists, and friends concerns exhibitions, Brooks' work, and invitations to exhibit, speak, or serve as a juror. Of note is the correspondence with Samuel M. Kootz Gallery. The personal correspondence is mainly social, and teaching correspondence consists largely of requests that he teach in summer programs, serve as a visiting artist/critic.

Six interviews with James Brooks are in the form of published and unpublished transcripts; a seventh is a sound recording with no known transcript. Charlotte Park participates in one interview.

Writings by Brooks are statements about his work and a tribute to Ilya Bolotowsky. Among the writings by others about Brooks are a catalog essay, academic papers, and lecture; also found are a few short pieces on miscellaneous topics. Three diaries include brief entries regarding his work, exhibitions, and activities.

Subject files maintained by Brooks concerning organizations, exhibitions, mural projects, a commission and teaching document his professional activities, relationships and interests. Personal business records concern appraisals, conservation, gifts, insurance, loans, sales, shipping, and storage of artwork. Gallery records include agreements, consignments, lists, and receipts. Also, there are accounts for lettering work and personal income tax returns.

Printed material is mostly exhibition announcements, invitations, catalogs, and checklists, as well as articles and reviews. The majority are about/mention Brooks or include reproductions of his work; some concern artist friends, former students, and others.

Artwork by Brooks consists of pencil and ink drawings, two sketchbooks, and "telephone doodles." Other artists include Adolph Gottlieb (ink drawing of sculpture), Philip Guston (three pencil drawings of Brooks), and William King (two silhouettes of Brooks).

Photographic materials (photographs, digital prints, negatives, slides, and color transparencies) provide extensive documentation of Brooks' artwork and, to a lesser extent, exhibitions.There are pictures of Brooks as a very young boy, though the most views of him date from the 1930s through 1980s, and with friends. Places include Brooks' homes and studios in Montauk, New York and the Springs, East Hampton, New York; travel to Maine, Oregon and California. Views of the Middle East from World War II show Brooks with colleagues, local people engaged in daily activities, and scenery. Also of note are a copy print of "The Irascibles" by Nina Leen, and attendees at the dedication of Flight dining in view of Brook's LaGuardia Ariport mural.

Charlotte Park papers document the professional career and personal life of the Abstract Expressionist painter, art teacher, and wife of James Brooks through correspondence, personal business records, exhibition records, printed material, and photographs. In addition, this series documents artwork in the estate of James Brooks and posthumous exhibitions. Twelve years younger than her husband, Park began handling business matters for him as he aged and developed Alzheimer's disease. She also served as his executor. In the 1990s, a curator assumed management of the artwork and loans for exhibitions. After the James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation was established in 2000, its director handled most business activities. Some copies of Foundation minutes and correspondence are found among Park's papers.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in 11 series:

Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1924-1995 (Box 1, OV 19; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1928-1995 (Boxes 1-3; 1.7 linear feet)

Series 3: Interviews, 1965-1990 (Box 3; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1952-1999 (Box 3; 0.4 linear feet)

Series 5: Diaries, 1975-1984 (Box 3; 0.1 linear feet)

Series 6: Subject Files, 1926-2001 (Boxes 3-5, OV 20; 2.0 linear feet)

Series 7: Personal Business Records, 1932-1992 (Boxes 5-6; 1.0 linear feet)

Series 8: Printed Material, 1928-1992 (Boxes 6-11, OV 21-OV 22; 4.8 linear feet)

Series 9: Artwork, 1930s-1992 (Box 11; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 10: Photographic Materials, 1909-2000s (Boxes 11-15; 4.1 linear feet)

Series 11: Charlotte Park papers, 1930s-2010 (Boxes 15-18, OV 23; 3.6 linear feet)

Series 12: Unprocessed Additition, circa 1930-2010 (Boxes 25-26; 1.4 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
James Brooks (1906-1992) and Charlotte Park (1919-2010) were Abstract Expressionist painters in East Hampton, N.Y. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Brooks spent his childhood in Colorado, Oklahoma, Illinois, and Texas. He begn drawing as a young boy, finding inspiration in magazine illustrations and comic strips. Before moving to New York City in 1926, he studied at Southern Methodist University (1923-1924) and at the Dallas Art Institute.

In New York, Brooks studied illustration at the Grand Central Art School. After exposure to museums led him to differentiate between illustration and fine art, Brooks enrolled at Art Students League. During this period he supported himself by doing lettering for magazine advertisements. From 1936-1942 he participated in the WPA Federal Art Project, executing murals at Woodside Library, Queens, New York (destroyed); the Post Office, Little Falls, New Jersey; and his famous Flight at LaGuardia Airport's Marine Air Terminal (painted over in the 1950s and restored in 1980).

During World War II Brooks served in the United States Army as an art correspondent in Cairo. When at the Office of Special Services, Washington, DC, he met Charlotte Park who worked there as a graphic artist and later became his wife. The couple moved to New York City in 1945 and married in 1947. Brooks resumed friendships with artists he knew from the WPA including Philip Guston, Bradley Walker Tomlin, and Jackson Pollock. Brooks and Park were especially close with Pollock and Lee Krasner; after they moved to Long Island, Brooks and Park, soon followed, first to Montauk and later to the Springs, East Hampton, New York.

By the late 1940s, Brooks had turned away from figural painting in the social realist style and moved toward abstraction. In the early 1950s, he was experimenting with enamel, gouache, and diluted oil paints, staining various grounds in ways that produced interesting shapes, adding spontaneous splashes of color over which he painted more deliberately. In the 1960s he switched to acrylics, leading to wider use of color and broader strokes.

Peridot Gallery presented Brooks' first solo exhibition in 1949. He helped organize and participated in the famous Ninth Street Show of 1951, earning critical acclaim. This assured him a place in two of the Museum of Modern Art's most important exhibitions of the period, Twelve Americans (1956) and New American Painting (1958). He showed at the Stable Gallery, Kootz Gallery, Martha Jackson Gallery and others. During his lifetime Brooks enjoyed five traveling retrospective exhibitions.

Prizes and awards included Carnegie Institute's Pittsburgh International Exhibition 5th prize for painting (1952), The Art Institue of Chicago's 62nd American Exhibition Logan Medal and Prize for Painting (1957) and 64th American Exhibition Harris Prize (1961), The National Arts Club Medal (1985), and a citation of appreciation for Flight from The North Beach Club Marine Air Terminal, LaGuardia Airport (1986).

Brooks taught for nearly three decades: drawing at Columbia University (1947-1948) and lettering at Pratt Institute (1948-1955); was a visiting critic, Yale University (1955-1960), University of Pennsylvania (1971-1972), and Cooper Union (1975); and served on the Queens College faculty (1966-1969). In addition, he was an artist-in-residence at The American Academy in Rome (1963), the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (1969), and a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant (1973).

Brooks developed Alzheimer's disease around 1985 and died in East Hampton, New York in 1992.

Charlotte Park graduated from the Yale School of Fine Art (1939) and during World War II, when working in Washington, D.C., she met James Brooks. They moved to New York City in 1945, where she studied with Australian artist Wallace Harrison. Park taught children's art classes at several private schools in the early 1950s and at the Museum of Modern Art, 1955-1967.

Park's approach to Abstract Expressionism featured curved or linear shapes with vibrant colors and dynamic brushstrokes. Tanager Gallery presented her first solo show in 1957 and her work was included in numerous group exhibitions from the 1950s through 2000s, mainly in New York City and Long Island. After Park's second solo exhibition, held in 1973 at Elaine Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, interest in her work revived; other one-person shows followed at Guild Hall (1979), Ingber Gallery (1980), and paired with James Brooks at Louise Himelfarb Gallery. The National Institute of Arts and Letters honored Park with its Art Award in 1974. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Parrish Art Museum, Guild Hall Museum, Telfair Museum of Art, and in many private collections.

Charlotte Park died in 2010.
Related Materials:
Also among the Archives of American Art's holdings are letters from James Brooks and Sean Scully, 1980-1989 addressed to Theodora ["Teddy"] S. Greenbaum, and an oral history interview with James Brooks conducted by Dorothy Seckler, 1965 June 10 and June 12.
Separated Materials:
Correspondence, interview transcripts, photographs, and printed material were loaned by James Brooks for microfilming in 1969 (reel N69-132). With the exception of an address book, a scrapbook, and a few photographs, Brooks donated almost all of the loan in 1979.
Provenance:
The majority of the collection was donated in 2013 by the James Brooks and Charlotte Brooks Foundation and an additional 1.4 linear feet donated 2017 by the Foundation. In 1979 James Brooks donated most of the material lent for microfilming in 1969.
Restrictions:
ACCESS RESTRICTED: Use of original material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Access requires written permission from The James Brooks and Charlotte Park Brooks Foundation. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The James Brook and Charlotte Park 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.
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Interviews
Drawings
Photographs
Diaries
Citation:
James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers, 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.broojame
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-broojame

Unidentified Man

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Publisher:
Louis Prang Lithography Company, active 1856 - 1899  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Formerly alleged:
Ulysses Simpson Grant, 27 Apr 1822 - 23 Jul 1885  Search this
Medium:
Photograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10.2 x 6.2 cm (4 x 2 7/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1861 - 1862
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Male  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Ulysses Simpson Grant: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.7.HH
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.7.HH

Francis E. Brownell

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Printer:
Chicago Albumen Works  Search this
Sitter:
Francis Edwin Brownell, 1839 - 1894  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9 × 6 cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/8")
Sheet: 15 × 12.5 cm (5 7/8 × 4 15/16")
Mat: 35.6 × 28 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1861 (printed 2010)
Topic:
Francis Edwin Brownell: Male  Search this
Francis Edwin Brownell: Military\Army\Officer  Search this
Francis Edwin Brownell: Medal of Honor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M263.D1
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M263.D1

Elmer Ellsworth

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Printer:
Chicago Albumen Works  Search this
Sitter:
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, 11 Apr 1837 - 24 May 1861  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.8 × 6 cm (3 7/16 × 2 3/8")
Sheet: 15.1 × 12.5 cm (5 15/16 × 4 15/16")
Mat: 35.6 × 27.9 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth: Male  Search this
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth: Military\Army\Soldier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M264.D1
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M264.D1

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Printer:
Chicago Albumen Works  Search this
Sitter:
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, 11 Apr 1837 - 24 May 1861  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.9 × 5.9 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 15.2 × 12.6 cm (6 × 4 15/16")
Mat: 35.6 × 27.9 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Topic:
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth: Male  Search this
Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth: Military\Army\Soldier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M265.D1
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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His Excel: G: WASHINGTON Esq: L.L.D. Late Commander in Chief of the ARMIES of the U.S. of AMERICA & PRESIDENT of the CONVENTION of 1787

Artist:
Charles Willson Peale, 15 Apr 1741 - 22 Feb 1827  Search this
Sitter:
George Washington, 22 Feb 1732 - 14 Dec 1799  Search this
Medium:
Mezzotint on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 19 × 15.3 cm (7 1/2 × 6")
Sheet: 24.9 × 16.4 cm (9 13/16 × 6 7/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1787
Topic:
Indeterminable  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Epaulet  Search this
George Washington: Male  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\Revolution  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\Statesman\Colonial Statesman  Search this
George Washington: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Farmer  Search this
George Washington: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
George Washington: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
George Washington: Science and Technology\Engineer\Surveyor  Search this
George Washington: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Funded by Wendy Wick Reaves, Curator Emerita of Prints and Drawings
Object number:
NPG.2016.16
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2016.16

Theodore Roosevelt

Artist:
James S. King, 1852 - 1925  Search this
Copy after:
Underwood & Underwood, active 1880 - c. 1950  Search this
Sitter:
Theodore Roosevelt, 27 Oct 1858 - 6 Jan 1919  Search this
Medium:
Etching on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 38.3 × 29.5 cm (15 1/16 × 11 5/8")
Sheet: 45.7 × 35.3 cm (18 × 13 7/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1915
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Male  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\State Legislator\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Literature\Writer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Vice-President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Explorer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\Governor\New York  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Humanities and Social Sciences\Historian  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Society and Social Change\Reformer\Environmentalist  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Natural Resources\Agriculturist\Rancher  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Milton and Ingrid Rose
Object number:
NPG.97.198
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.97.198

Samuel Heintzelman

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Samuel Peter Heintzelman, 30 Sep 1805 - 1 May 1880  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9.1 × 6.3 cm (3 9/16 × 2 1/2")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.2 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1861 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Male  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Samuel Peter Heintzelman: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M269.D1
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M269.D1

Joseph Hooker

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph Hooker, 13 Nov 1814 - 31 Oct 1879  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.9 × 5.9 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.2 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1863 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Joseph Hooker: Male  Search this
Joseph Hooker: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War  Search this
Joseph Hooker: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M270.D1
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.81.M270.D1

Irvin McDowell

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Irvin McDowell, 15 Oct 1818 - 4 May 1885  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.9 × 5.9 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.1 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.2 cm (14 × 11 1/8")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Goatee  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Male  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Irvin McDowell: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M271.D1
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James B. McPherson

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
James Birdseye McPherson, 14 Nov 1828 - 22 Jul 1864  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9.4 × 5.9 cm (3 11/16 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.8 × 10.2 cm (5 1/16 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
James Birdseye McPherson: Male  Search this
James Birdseye McPherson: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
James Birdseye McPherson: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
James Birdseye McPherson: Science and Technology\Engineer\Military  Search this
James Birdseye McPherson: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M272.D1
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Thomas F. Meagher

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Francis Meagher, 3 Aug 1823 - 1 Jul 1867  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9 × 6 cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/8")
Sheet: 12.6 × 10.2 cm (4 15/16 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1861 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Coat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Thomas Francis Meagher: Male  Search this
Thomas Francis Meagher: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Thomas Francis Meagher: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Thomas Francis Meagher: Politics and Government\Politician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M273.D1
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Fitz John Porter

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Fitz John Porter, 1822 - 1901  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.9 × 5.8 cm (3 1/2 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.1 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Male  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Fitz John Porter: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M274.D1
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William S. Rosecrans

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
William Starke Rosecrans, 6 Sep 1819 - 11 Mar 1898  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.8 × 5.8 cm (3 7/16 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10 cm (5 × 3 15/16")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1861 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Male  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M275.D1
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Data Source:
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John Sedgwick

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
John Sedgwick, 13 Sep 1813 - 9 May 1864  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.8 × 5.9 cm (3 7/16 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.2 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28 cm (14 × 11")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
John Sedgwick: Male  Search this
John Sedgwick: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
John Sedgwick: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
John Sedgwick: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M276.D1
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Daniel E. Sickles

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Daniel Edgar Sickles, 20 Oct 1819 - 3 May 1914  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9.2 × 6.2 cm (3 5/8 × 2 7/16")
Sheet: 12.8 × 10.2 cm (5 1/16 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
c. 1861 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Male  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\US Senator\New York  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York  Search this
Daniel Edgar Sickles: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M277.D1
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Franz Sigel

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Franz Sigel, 18 Nov 1824 - 21 Aug 1902  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 9 × 5.8 cm (3 9/16 × 2 5/16")
Sheet: 12.7 × 10.2 cm (5 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Culture:
Franz Sigel: European\German  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Franz Sigel: Male  Search this
Franz Sigel: Politics and Government\Public Official  Search this
Franz Sigel: Communications\Journalist\Editor\Newspaper  Search this
Franz Sigel: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Franz Sigel: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Franz Sigel: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M278.D1
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Henry W. Slocum

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
Henry Warner Slocum, 24 Sep 1827 - 14 Apr 1894  Search this
Medium:
Modern albumen print from wet plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.9 × 6.3 cm (3 1/2 × 2 1/2")
Sheet: 12.6 × 10.2 cm (4 15/16 × 4")
Mat: 35.6 × 28.1 cm (14 × 11 1/16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
c. 1862 (printed 2011)
Topic:
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Male  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Military\Army\Officer\Colonel  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Military\Army\Officer\Brigadier General  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York  Search this
Henry Warner Slocum: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M279.D1
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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William S. Rosecrans

Attribution:
Mathew Brady Studio, active 1844 - 1894  Search this
Sitter:
William Starke Rosecrans, 6 Sep 1819 - 11 Mar 1898  Search this
Medium:
Glass plate collodion negative
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 × 5.9 × 0.2 cm (3 9/16 × 2 5/16 × 1/16")
Type:
Photographic Negative
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1861
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drape  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Mustache  Search this
Personal Attribute\Facial Hair\Beard  Search this
Architecture\Column  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Button\Brass  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Male  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Military\Army\Officer\Civil War\Union  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Minister  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Politics and Government\US Congressman\California  Search this
William Starke Rosecrans: Military\Army\Officer\Major General  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
Object number:
NPG.81.M275
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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