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Hiram Powers papers

Creator:
Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873  Search this
Names:
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848  Search this
Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875  Search this
Atlee, Samuel Yorke, b. 1808  Search this
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861  Search this
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878  Search this
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850  Search this
Crawford, Thomas, 1813 or 14-1857  Search this
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865  Search this
Fuller, Charles Francis  Search this
Gray, Henry Peters, 1819-1877  Search this
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872  Search this
Healy, G.P.A. (George Peter Alexander), 1813-1894  Search this
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845  Search this
Kinney, E. Clementine  Search this
Kinney, William  Search this
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  Search this
Marsh, George Perkins, 1801-1882  Search this
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872  Search this
Peabody, George, 1795-1869  Search this
Powers, Longworth, 1835-1904  Search this
Powers, Preston, 1842 or 1843-1904  Search this
Sartain, John, 1808-1897  Search this
Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895  Search this
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878  Search this
Trollope, Francis  Search this
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852  Search this
Extent:
12.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Writings
Drawings
Poetry
Date:
1819-1953
bulk 1835-1883
Summary:
The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Of note is Powers' "Studio Memorandum," from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional papers include scattered biographical material, financial and legal records, printed materials, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of sculptor Hiram Powers measure 12.4 linear feet and date from 1819 to 1953, with the bulk of the material dating from 1835 to 1883. Over two-thirds of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence, which is particularly rich in documenting his artwork, methodology, and his interaction with business associates, purchasers of his artwork, and his numerous friends in the United States and Florence, Italy. Other papers include scattered biographical material, writings by Powers and others, financial and legal records, news clippings and printed items, photographs of Powers, his family, artwork, as well as an extensive collection of carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of many notable figures. Also found is a small amount of artwork by Powers and others, a scrapbook, and two autograph and memorabilia albums.

Biographical material consists of documents for honors conferred on Powers, price lists and inventories of his artwork, papers regarding his death, including a translation of his will, and ephemera, such as his studio cap.

The bulk of the collection consists of Powers' correspondence with family, friends, business associates, and others, documenting his career as an artist and his personal life after he and his family moved to Florence, Italy, in 1837. Almost all of the letters have typed unconfirmed transcriptions completed by volunteers at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Besides details of his studio work and business dealings, his letters often discuss his views on aesthetics, American politics, slavery and the Civil War, and Spiritualism. Notable correspondence is with William B. Astor, Edward Everett, Samuel York Atlee, William and E. Clementine Kinney, George P. Marsh, George Peabody, Presidents Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams, William Cullen Bryant, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John C. Calhoun, Thomas Crawford, John A. Dix, Asher Durand, Charles Francis Fuller, Henry Peters Gray, Horace Greeley, George P. A. Healy, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Samuel F. B. Morse, W. W. Story, John Sartain, Frances Trollope, and Daniel Webster.

Writings by Powers include his "Studio Memorandum," a journal-type notebook he kept from 1841 to 1845, which contains dated notations of letters written, receipts and expenditures, business contacts, works in progress, commissions and price quotations for work, comments on problems encountered during studio work, and other notes. Additional writings include poetry and autobiographical essays and instructions for handling his sculptures. Writings by others include poetry, most of which was written in praise of Powers' artwork. Of note are handwritten transcripts of poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Bayard Taylor, and John Quincy Adams. Also found here are short writings about Powers and his artwork.

Scattered financial and legal records in this collection include patent documents for tools invented by Powers, legal agreements, account statements, and bills and receipts. Printed material consists of news clippings, two booklets, an art association brochure, and an exhibition catalog for works by Powers.

This collection contains photographs of Hiram Powers, his family, friends, notable public figures, and artwork. Many of the photographs were taken by his son, Longworth Powers, who had a private photography studio in Florence. Included are portraits of Powers and his family, as well as a collection of 267 carte de visite and cabinet card portraits of artists, performers, politicians, writers, scientists, and other public figures, many of whom were friends with the Powers family. Other photographs depict Woodstock, Vermont, the marble quarry at Carrara, Italy, and artwork by Hiram and Preston Powers. Also found here is a photograph album kept by Louisa Powers.

Artwork consists of three drawings by Hiram Powers, including a caricature of Miner Kellogg. Also found in this collection is a scrapbook containing news clippings regarding the American tour of the sculpture Greek Slave, an autograph album belonging to Louisa Powers, and an album containing pencil drawings by Preston Powers and dried flowers collected on travels.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 8 series:

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1841-1927 (Box 1, 15; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1819-1883 (Box 1-10; 9.0 linear feet)

Series 3: Writings, 1827-1887 (Box 10; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Financial and Legal Records, circa 1840s-1892, 1915 (Box 10, OV 17; 8 folders)

Series 5: Printed Material, circa 1845-1953 (Box 10; 5 folders)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1860s-1900, 1927, 1932, early 1950s (Box 10-13, 16, OV 17; 1.8 linear feet)

Series 7: Artwork, 1860, mid-1800s (Box 11; 4 folders)

Series 8: Scrapbooks and Albums, 1847-1876 (Box 14; 3 folders)
Biographical Note:
American sculptor Hiram Powers (1805-1873) was born in Woodstock, Vermont, and lived and worked briefly in Washington, D.C. and Boston, before settling permanently in Florence, Italy. Powers is known for portrait busts of prominent American politicians and his idealized neo-classical sculptures, most notably the Greek Slave.

The second youngest of nine children, Powers moved with his family to Cincinnati, Ohio in 1817. When he was 18 he began working in a factory that repaired watches and organs, and he later worked in the mechanical department of Dorfeuille's Western Museum. There, he developed his interest in sculpture and received a commission to create wax figures for a tableau of Dante's Inferno. In 1825 he studied with the Prussian sculptor Frederick Eckstein, who taught him how to model clay and make plaster casts. His early commissions for portrait busts caught the attention of Nicholas Longworth, who became his first patron and funded his travel to Washington, DC, in 1834. While in Washington, Powers completed portrait busts of several prominent politicians, including President Andrew Jackson. He also briefly worked on several commissions in Boston. In 1837, thanks to the patronage of Colonel John S. Preston, he and his family moved to Florence, Italy. He intended to live there for only a few years, but remained there for the rest of his life.

Powers set up a studio in Florence with several assistants, and continued to work on portrait bust commissions. He and his family were active members of the intellectual community of American and English émigrés, such as Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Horatio Greenough, the Trollope family, and many others. His studio was also a frequent stop on tourists' visits to Florence. In 1839 Powers began working on idealized sculptures in the Neo-classical style, based on history, mythology, and religion. Perhaps most famous of these are Greek Slave and Fisher Boy. Completed in 1845, Greek Slave was exhibited in London and toured the United States. The sculpture received wide attention from the press for its depiction of female nudity and its philosophical significance, and established Powers' international success as a sculptor.

During his career Powers received private and government commissions for portrait busts and ideal sculptures, and sold many replicas of his work. He also invented improved tools for use in his studio, which were patented in the United States, and he developed a special finishing process for marble from the Carrara quarry. He maintained friendships with many Americans through extensive correspondence, and openly expressed his views on the Civil War and the abolition of slavery. Powers' son Longworth had a photography and sculpture studio nearby, and his son Preston, also a sculptor, took over many of Hiram Powers' remaining projects at the time of his death in 1873.
Related Material:
Additional Hiram Powers papers are available at the Winterthur Museum.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds materials lent for microfilming. Reel D117 contains "The Sculpture of Hiram Powers," by Paul B. Metzler. Reels 815-818 includes a "Collection of Letters from Old Residents of Cincinnati to Hiram Powers," compiled by Clara Louise Dentler. Reels 1102-1103 are comprised of an unpublished manuscript entitled "White Marble: The Life and Letters of Hiram Powers, Sculptor," by Clara Louise Dentler. Lent materials were returned to the lenders and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
The Hiram Powers papers were purchased by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1967 from Christina Seeber, great-granddaughter of Hiram Powers which was subsequenlty transferred to the Archives of American Art in 1984. The Cincinnati Historical Society and Ohio State University also lent the Archives omaterials for microfilming in 1974.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The Hiram Powers 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:
Sculptors -- Italy -- Florence  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Writings
Drawings
Poetry
Citation:
Hiram Powers papers, 1819-1953, bulk 1835-1883. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.powehira
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Hiram Powers papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-powehira
Online Media:

John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Marcus Mote, 1817 - 1898  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
Lead pencil and possibly watercolor
Dimensions:
20.3cm (8") x 16cm (6 5/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\Ohio
Date:
Nov 7, 1843
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Male  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Golden Lamb Hotel
Object number:
OH990017
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4c260b1f2-85c4-4c81-882c-01649736e259
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_OH990017

General Jackson, Slaying the Many Headed Monster

Depicted:
Van Buren, Martin  Search this
Jackson, Andrew  Search this
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Biddle, Nicholas  Search this
Originated character:
Smith, Seba  Search this
Artist:
Hoffy, Alfred M.  Search this
Maker:
Robinson, Henry R.  Search this
Measurements:
image: 11 7/8 in x 16 3/4 in; 30.1625 cm x 42.545 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1836, March
Subject:
Chronology: 1830-1839  Search this
Political Caricatures  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
U.S. National Government, executive branch  Search this
Jack Downing  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3333
Catalog number:
60.3333
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Political Prints
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-0247-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325568

The Pedlar and His Pack or the Desparate Effort an Over Balance.

Depicted:
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Clay, Henry  Search this
Binns, John  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Measurements:
image: 9 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
World
Date made:
n.d.
Subject:
Furnishings  Search this
U.S. National Government, executive branch  Search this
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Political Caricatures  Search this
Eagles  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3379A
Catalog number:
60.3379A
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Political Prints
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-b36e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325605

The Pedlar and His Pack or the Desparate Effort an Over Balance

Depicted:
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Clay, Henry  Search this
Binns, John  Search this
Maker:
unknown  Search this
Measurements:
image: 9 1/2 in x 13 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 34.925 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
World
Date made:
n.d.
Subject:
Furnishings  Search this
U.S. National Government, executive branch  Search this
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols  Search this
Political Caricatures  Search this
Eagles  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3379B
Catalog number:
60.3379B
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Political Prints
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-1e5c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325606

All on Hobbies, Gee up, Gee Ho

Depicted:
Van Buren, Martin  Search this
Harrison, William Henry  Search this
Calhoun, John Caldwell  Search this
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Clay, Henry  Search this
Webster, Daniel  Search this
Maker:
Robinson, Henry R.  Search this
Artist:
Clay, Edward Williams  Search this
Measurements:
image: 9 3/8 in x 18 in; 23.8125 cm x 45.72 cm
Object Name:
Lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1838
Subject:
Economy  Search this
Political Parties  Search this
Political Caricatures  Search this
Horses  Search this
Chronology: 1830-1839  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Blacks  Search this
Toys  Search this
[NO SUBJECT]  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3422
Catalog number:
60.3422
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Peters Political Prints
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-19c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325648

Practical Amalgamation

Depicted (sitter):
Adams, John Quincy  Search this
Printer:
Childs, John  Search this
Maker:
Clay, Edward Williams  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 29 cm x 41 cm; 11 13/32 in x 16 5/32 in
Object Name:
Print
print
lithograph
Date made:
1839
Subject:
abolitionism  Search this
Political Caricatures  Search this
ID Number:
1985.0394.07
Catalog number:
85.0394.07
Accession number:
1985.0394
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-5835-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_825854

John Quincy Adams

Artist:
Marcus Mote, 1817 - 1898  Search this
Sitter:
John Quincy Adams, 11 Jul 1767 - 23 Feb 1848  Search this
Medium:
watercolor and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
20.3cm x 16cm (8" x 6 5/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\Ohio
Date:
Nov 7, 1843
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Male  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Congressman\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Cabinet Member\Secretary of State  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\US Senator\Massachusetts  Search this
John Quincy Adams: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Skinner, Inc.
Object number:
DLR00128
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46450a5a7-3192-41cf-b2d0-d93c9344ce6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_DLR00128

Publications, 1965-1999

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of Publications  Search this
Subject:
Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848  Search this
Douglass, Frederick 1817?-1895  Search this
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790  Search this
Halsman, Philippe  Search this
Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804  Search this
Hemingway, Ernest 1899-1961  Search this
Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845  Search this
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826  Search this
Muir, John 1838-1914  Search this
Namuth, Hans  Search this
Peale, Charles Willson 1741-1827  Search this
Peale, Rembrandt 1778-1860  Search this
Penn, Irving  Search this
Washington, George 1732-1799  Search this
West, Benjamin 1738-1820  Search this
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903  Search this
Wright, Joseph 1756-1793  Search this
Newman, Arnold 1918-2006  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Sully, Thomas 1783-1872  Search this
Benbridge, Henry 1743-1812  Search this
Pine, Robert Edge 1730?-1788  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Brady, Mathew B. approximately 1823-1896  Search this
Reiss, Winold 1886-1953  Search this
Wharton, Edith 1862-1937  Search this
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency  Search this
Time, inc  Search this
A Glimmer of Their Own Beauty: Black Sounds of the Twenties (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Christian Gullager: Portrait Painter of Federal America (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Davy Crockett: Gentleman from the Cane (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Phillipe Halsman: A Retrospective (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Variations: Musicians in Caricature, 1920-1960 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Washington in the New Era 1870-1970 (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
1846: Portrait of the Nation (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914 (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Adventurous Pursuits: Americans and the China Trade, 1784-1844 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Colonial Portraits: 1700-1776 (Exhibition) (1987-1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
American Icon: The Eighteenth Century Image of George Washington in Prints and Illustrations (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Arnold Newman's Americans (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Art of Henry Inman (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Auguste Edouart Silhouettes (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The Portrait Reliefs (Exhibition) (1969: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Baseball Immortals: The Photographs of Charles Martin Conlon, 1905-1935 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Benjamin West and His American Students (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution 1770-1800 (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Blessed Are the Peacemakers (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Breaking Racial Barriers: African Americans in the Harmon Foundation Collection (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Cecilia Beaux and the Art of Portraiture (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Celebrity Caricature in America (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Champions of American Sport (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Charles Willson Peale and His World (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Code Duello in America (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Contemporary Self-Portraits from the James Goode Collection (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
FDR: The Early Years (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Faces of Time: Seventy-Five Years of Time Magazine Cover Portraits (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Facing the Light: Historic American Portrait Daguerreotypes (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Federal Profiles: Saint-Memin in America, 1793-1814 (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
First Federal Congress, 1789-1791 (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth Century America (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Gaston Lachaise: Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace (Exhibition) (1997-1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
George and Martha Washington: Portraits from the Presidential Years (Exhibition) (1999: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Godlike Black Dan: Daniel Webster (Exhibition) (1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Great Crash (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Henry Benbridge: American Portrait Painter (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
If Elected . . . Unsuccessful Candidates for the Presidency 1797-1968 (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
In Pursuit of Fame: Rembrandt Peale, 1778-1860 (Exhibition) (1992-1993: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
In Pursuit of the Butterfly: Portraits of James McNeill Whistler (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
In the Minds and Hearts of the People: Prologue to the American Revolution,1760-1794 (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Irving Penn Master Images (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Isamu Noguchi Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
James Barton Longacre: A Nineteenth Century Gallery of Distringuished Americans (Exhibition) (1969: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
James Weldon Johnson (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Jo Davidson Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
John Franzee, Sculptor (Exhibition) (1986: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
John Muir (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Joseph Wright, American Artist, 1756-1793 (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Lazzaroni: Science & Scientists in Mid-19th Century America (Exhibition) (1972: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Magical Mixtures: Marisol Portrait Sculpture (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Majestic in His Wrath: The Life of Frederick Douglass (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Masterpieces from Gripsholm Castle: The Swedish National Portrait Collection (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Masterpieces from Versailles: Three Centuries of French Portraiture (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Mathew Brady's Portraits: Images as History, Photography as Art (Exhibition) (1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Miguel Covarrubias Caricatures (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Mr. Sully, Portrait Painter: The Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872) (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Noble Heritage: Five Centuries of Portraiture from the Hosokawa Family (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Old Hickory: A Life Sketch of Andrew Jackson (Exhibition) (1991: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting (Exhibition) (1988: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Peace and Friendship: Indian Peace Medals in the United States (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Picturing Hemingway: A Writer in His Time (Exhibition) (1999-2000: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits by George Bellows (Exhibition) (1981-1982: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits from the New Deal (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits from The Americans: The Democratic Experience (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits of the American Stage 1771-1971 (Exhibition) (1971: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Portraits of the American Law (Exhibition) (1989-1990: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
President Monroe's Message (Exhibition) (1973: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
President's Medals 1789-1977 (Exhibition) (1977: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Red, Hot, and Blue: A Salute to American Musicals (Exhibition) (1996-1997: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Reporting the War: The Journalistic Coverage of World War II (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Return to Albion: Americans in England 1776-1940 (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America (Exhibition) (1979: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Robert Cornelius: Portraits from the Dawn of Photography (Exhibition) (1983: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Spirit of the Party: Hamilton and Jefferson at Odds (Exhibition) (1992: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Dye is Now Cast: The Road to the American Independence (Exhibition) (1975: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
The Life Portraits of John Quincy Adams (Exhibition) (1970: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Then and Now: American Portraits from the Past Century (Exhibition) (1987: Sapporo, Japan)  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt: Icon of the American Century (Exhibition) (1998: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
This New Man: A Discourse in Portraits (Exhibition) (1968: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Time: Man of the Year (Exhibition) (1987: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
To Color America: Portraits by Winold Reiss (Exhibition) (1989: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
To the President: Folk Portraits by the People (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Truthful Likeness: Chester Harding and His Portraits (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
U.S. Grant: The Man and the Image (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
VanDerZee, Photographer (1886-1983) (Exhibition) (1993-1994: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
We Never Sleep: The First Fifty Years of the Pinkertons (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Wedgewood Portraits of the American Revolution (Exhibition) (1976: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
William Edward West, 1788-1857: Kentucky Painter (Exhibition) (1985: Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Pamphlets
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1965
1965-1999
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Radio  Search this
Silhouettes  Search this
War correspondents  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 01-011
See more items in:
Publications 1965-1999 [National Portrait Gallery (U.S.) Office of Publications]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_304097

American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence / Jane Hampton Cook

Author:
Cook, Jane Hampton  Search this
Subject:
Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848  Search this
Adams, Louisa Catherine 1775-1852  Search this
Physical description:
x, 502 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Russia
Date:
2013
War of 1812
Topic:
Diplomats  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Presidents' spouses  Search this
History  Search this
Diplomatic history  Search this
Peace  Search this
Foreign relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1005603

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