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Watercolors (paintings)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers

Identifier: MSS 0670

The Jeffrey Bailey collection of James Leo Herlihy papers is a combination of correspondence and personal papers originated by American author and actor James Leo Herlihy and literary papers belonging to Herlihy’s long-time friend and literary executor, American author Jeffrey Bailey.

Dates: 1942-2006; Majority of material found within dates 1953-1993

Seth C. Brace collection

Identifier: GRA 0103

The Seth C. Brace collection comprises eight original pencil sketches and one modern reproduction of an original watercolor depicting churches and landscapes surrounding Newark, Delaware, drawn by Delaware College mathematics professor Seth C. Brace between 1842 and 1844.

Dates: 1842-1844

Franklin C. and Joanne Currier Daiber papers

Identifier: MSS 0715

Professor Emeritus of marine studies Franklin C. Daiber (1919-2003) and his wife Joanne Currier Daiber (1927-2007) were two of the first marine scientists hired by the University of Delaware in the 1950s. The Franklin C. and Joanne Currier Daiber papers include correspondence, photographs, negatives, artwork, and publications documenting their personal relationships and professional research and scholarship as marine scientists at the University of Delaware in the mid-twentieth century.

Dates: 1939-2001; Majority of material found within 1940-1995

William Dean notebooks

Identifier: MSS 0195

The William Dean notebooks are a collection of twelve small autograph booklets of notes, summaries, and transcriptions from numerous books and catalogues pertaining to watercolor painting or heraldry. Created during the 1870s or 1880s, the booklets are Dean's working notes on these two topics.

Dates: 1874-1878

Alan Kaufman papers

Identifier: MSS 0599
Abstract The papers of Alan Kaufman--an American Jewish author, editor, performer, artist, and impresario--include drafts of his memoir Jew Boy, his novel Matches, editorial material related to volumes in his Outlaw Bible series, and the magazine Davka: Jewish Cultural Revolution. There are numerous notebooks with notes, observations, lists, and drafts of poetry and writing, as well as original...
Dates: circa 19th century, 1952-2007; Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Letters written during a South American cruise

Identifier: MSS 0460

This collection consists of one letterbook containing ten long letters from an anonymous Philadelphian to his friend, Ned, written between 1826-1827. The author, a crew member on the frigate Brandywine, vividly and poetically describes life on board the ship and ashore in South America.

Dates: 1826-1827, 1832

Manuscript lettering book

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0057

An artifact of the the early twentieth century calligraphy revival, this 114 page vellum-bound manuscript lettering book has ink-drawn and watercolor original artwork, painted copies, and book or newspaper clippings of English letters glued onto its pages.

Dates: approximately 1927

Nineteenth-century British scrapbook of theatrical, historical, royal, and artistic content

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0040
Abstract This British nineteenth-century scrapbook of theatrical, historical, royal, and artistic content features images created from multiple printing processes, predominantly monochromatic engravings, though the album also includes original artwork, elaborately printed Victorian-era greeting cards, and other color illustrations. Collected images include Italian, French, and primarily British landmarks, abbeys, cathedrals, historic landscapes, and British monarchs and nobility. This scrapbook also...
Dates: approximately 1846-1899

Thornton and Amy Oakley collection

Identifier: MSS 0509
Abstract This collection houses pen and ink drawings on boards, water colors, manuscripts, a promotional display board, scholarly journals, disbound leaves, printer's proofs, and booklets related to Thornton Oakley (1881-1953) and Amy Oakley (. Oakley illustrated numerous books and magazines, includingHarper's,Century Magazine,Collier's Weekly, and...
Dates: 1927-1949

Pleasant voyage through life : poem

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0979

One small sheet with miniature handwriting by S. B. Sanford. Written in 1880, the poem with watercolor painting titled, "Pleasant Voyage Through Life," is inscribed "love to Sister Aurelia."

Dates: 1880

Caroline Shaw album

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0066

This album of poems belonged to Delaware resident Caroline Shaw and contains excerpts from the romantic poets and original poems by friends. Some poems are signed and dated at Newark, Delaware, New Castle, Delaware, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The volume also contains laid-in engravings and watercolor illustrations.

Dates: 1828-1829

George Adolphus Storey papers

Identifier: MSS 0586

The papers of George Adolphus Storey, R.A., prolific British painter and longtime teacher of perspective at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, include both published and unpublished books, poems, plays, fiction, essays, lectures, notes, sketches, inventories, diaries, and other personal writings. Also included are several items belonging to his daughter, Mary Gladys Storey, an actress well-known for her charitable work during World Wars I and II.

Dates: 1848-1946; Majority of material found within 1848-1919

The Centennial scrap book

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0042
Abstract This late nineteenth-century American scrapbook bears the title "The Centennial Scrap Book" and its contents suggest that it may have been made by an adolescent female: scraps and images depict courtship, infants, fashionable ladies, flowers, and religious sentiments. The album features a series of Centennial exhibition cards that show the buildings in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, that were constructed for the Centennial International Exhibition of 1876. The album also includes prayer...
Dates: 1876