Found 20 collections related to Drawings (visual works)

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-VIM 2012-023
1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller; 1 box (ca. 77 drawings and prints), some col, 52 x 35 cm or smaller
Commedia dell'arte was a popular form of theater which began in Italy in the 16th century. It includes masked character types and stock scenarios. Performed outdoors on temporary stages, its performers utilized various props instead of elaborate... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Lace pattern book)
1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm; 1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm
Small duodecimo notebook containing thirty-seven pen and ink lace patterns, one unfinished pattern in pencil, and one partial pencil sketch of a shirt. Buff boards stamped "1807" on spine; marbled endpapers. Watermark date of "1803." With an... more
Cobbold, Richard, 1797-1877
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Cobbold, R.)
1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm; 1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm
Richard Cobbold, English novelist and Church of England clergyman. Gilt red morocco notebook containing holograph account of Richard Cobbold's month's-long tour of France and Belgium, with his companion, Mr. Danneley, in the summer of 1817.... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Astor family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 141
2.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 5 v.)
John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) was an American merchant, fur trader and capitalist. John Jacob Astor, III (1822-1890), financier and philanthropist, was his grandson; and William Waldorf Astor (1848-1929), who became Viscount Astor after moving to... more
Institoris, fl. 1825-1840
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1512
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 folder)
Institoris was a Hungarian stage decorator. Collection consists of manuscripts on designing and painting of stage scenery, lighting and other technical practices relating to theaters in Vienna and Baden, Austria, and Pressburg, Hungary. Includes... more
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Roberts, Daniel, 1789-1869
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 drawing
Scale drawing of Byron's boat, eventually named The Bolivar, here with "Countess Gamba, Guiccioli" written on the mainsail. Along with a later note in Teresa Guiccioli's hand (TG 0226), explaining: "Le dessin du Schooner de Lord Byron qu'il avait... more
Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
33 items
Alfred D'Orsay, styled Count D'Orsay, French artist and man of fashion. The Alfred, Count D'Orsay manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include a holograph essay... more
Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
205 items
Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. The Amelia Opie manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include: a holograph story, "The Brithday," and a number of... more
Moore, George, 1806-1876
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
George Moore, English philanthropist and businessman. To Horace Mayhew, writer : 2 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : [ca. 1841] : (MISC 0046) : from Kidwelly, South Wales : begins, "There is a subject for you, I think, in the following... more
Braybrooke, Richard Griffin, baron, 1783-1858
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
To John Stevens Henslow, botanist and Church of England clergyman : 1 autograph letter signed : 10 Feb 1832 : (MISC 0381) : from Walden : begins, "I have just come from the pit & there seems good reason to hope that the Bones, if kept properly... more
Van Der Weyde, Peter Henri, 1813-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3132
2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Peter Henri Van Der Weyde (1813-1895) was a Dutch-American industrial scientist and inventor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, materials related to inventions, and miscellaneous family papers. Correspondence includes letters Van... more
Stanley, Edmund A., 1924-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4814
10.86 linear feet (28 boxes, 4 volumes)
The collection consists of miscellaneous corporate records of Bowne & Co., Inc., and papers relating to the Bowne family of Flushing, Long Island, N. Y., including original letters by Robert Bowne and other members of the Bowne and related... more
Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2780
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v.); 2 microfilm reels
Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893) was an author, lyceum lecturer and early activist on behalf of women's rights. Her writings included novels, poetry, children's books, plays, essays, stories, and articles for newspapers and magazines. She... more
Snider, Jacob, 1811-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2801
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jacob Snider (1811-1866), of Philadelphia, Pa., was an inventor of artillery, notably the Snider rifle which was used by the British Army. His son John Vaughan Snider was also an inventor. They were both involved in a lawsuit against the British... more
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Reigersberg, Gottfried von, 1893-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2551
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Gottfried von Reigersberg (1893-1962) was a German machinist who emigrated to the U.S. in 1927. He was born Gottfried Streit but was adopted in 1922 by Emilie Freien von Reigersberg, a descendant of a Bavarian noble family. Collection consists of... more
Henderson, Harold Gould
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1378
2.7 linear feet (7 boxes)
Harold Gould Henderson (1889-1974) was an American author, teacher, translator, and anthologist of Japanese poetry. He taught the history of Japanese art at Columbia University, was president of the Society of Japanese Studies and the Japan... more
Spies, Adam W. (Adam William), 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22287
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Adam W. Spies (1800-1891), the son of Mary Bergh and John Spies, was a hardware and military goods merchant in New York City. He was employed by the firm of C. & J. D. Wolfe, and was their agent in England in the 1820s. In 1834 he established A.... more