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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness, usually including the face of the person. For representations intended to be anonymous, or of fictional or mythological characters, see "figures (representations)."

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Portrait of a young man., 1836

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [39002106196117], Folder: 5d(4)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series IV
Scope and Contents: Graphite portrait by an accomplished artist, showing a young man who appears to be in his twenties. The subject has large clear eyes, long sideburns, and no beard. He has a pleasant expression and wears a high-collared jacket, shirt, and cravat. It is unlikely that the subject is Robert Provo Norris, as the drawing is initialed and dated, " ER. 1836," and Robert would have been only ten years old at the time. The portraitist, "ER," is unidentified.On the reverse is a partial and...
Dates: 1836

Portrait of an older man, circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 12, Series I
Scope and Contents: The sitter is unidentified. The back of the original picture frame is inscribed: "To Frankie, uncle. Jan. 31, 1842, Pa.; Jan. 31, 1913 Fla."
Dates: circa 1900

Portrait of the "crew of the S Y [Royal Mersey Steam Yacht] Argo," June 1886. , 1886 June

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: Portrait of the crew shows assembled sailors and staff, including one or two chefs and two women who look to be either nurses or maids. "The Argo," a steam yacht appears to have been instrumental in scientific expeditions in the 1870s through the 1890s. It is referenced in the title of Henry Hugh Higgins's 1877 book, "Notes by a Field-Naturalist in the Western Tropics: From a Journal Kept on Board the Royal Mersey Steam Yacht, 'The Argo.'" A small graphite sketch appears on the mounting card....
Dates: 1886 June

Portrait of Wiremu and Rangitoia / Portrait of Tāwhiao, Maori King , 1880s

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: The photo on the front depicts two Maori women, with names tattooed on their arms. One woman has the name "Wiremu" on her arm, and the other has "Rangitoia." The women touch foreheads, a traditional greeting.

On the reverse side is a portrait of Tawhiao, Maori King. He wears a heavy woven cloak and has elaborate facial tattoos.

Both images are signed by Pulman photo.
Dates: 1880s

Postcards of the British royal family

Call Number: MSS 51
Overview: The collection comprises approximately 1000 postcards depicting members of the British royal family.
Dates: ca. 1897-ca. 2013

Robert Beverly Price papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-3643
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, drawings, and other papers, by or relating to Missouri banker, Robert Beverly Price. Includes 60 autograph and typescript letters, signed, 1860-1922, undated. Letters concern either the Boone County National Bank of Columbia or the Price family, with most letters being from Robert Beverly Price to his wife, Evaline Hockaday Price, or granddaughter, Emily Blair Henrotin. There are also newspaper articles (loose and in a scrapbook) regarding Price...
Dates: 1853-1942

Album of letters to David Roberts, with autographs, engraved portraits, and printed ephemera, compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell

Call Number: MSS 34
Scope and Contents: The album was compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell. It includes letters to David Roberts from William Allan, Samuel Austin, Edward Hodges Baily, William Boxall, John Britton, John Burnet, Robert William Buss, Augustus Wall Callcott, George Cattermole, Alfred Edward Chalon, Henry Barnard Chalon, William Collins, Edward William Cooke, George Cooke, Charles West Cope, John Doyle, Thomas Duncan, Charles Lock Eastlake, James Elmes, William Etty, Myles Birket Foster, Andrew Geddes, Frederick Goodall,...
Dates: circa 1813-circa 1864

Sketch of an officer in uniform., circa 1846-1851

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [39002106196117], Folder: 5d(9)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series IV
Scope and Contents: Pen and ink sketch of an officer wearing a feathered and visored helmet and full uniform. He stands with his sword pointed at the ground. A loose profile is sketched above this image.On the reverse is part of a watercolor landscape, torn in half. Graphite scribblings and writing covers this watercolor, with some handwriting practiced and the name "Carles Henry de Rouvignes" written at the bottom of the page. It is unclear why this name appears here, although similar scribblings...
Dates: circa 1846-1851

James Tiroff notebooks and art works

Call Number: YCAL MSS 358
Overview: The James Tiroff notebooks and art works document Tiroff’s experiences touring Europe as an actor and designer with the avant-garde theatre company the Living Theatre between 1964 and 1966.
Dates: 1962-1966

Toba Pato Tucker photographs and papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2604
Overview: Portraits of individuals from other communities and locales include street portraits of pedestrians in New York City; residents of a drug rehabilitation program at facilities throughout New York State; the people of Heber Springs, Arkansas, the rural town photographed decades earlier by Mike Disfarmer; and African American members of the First Baptist Church of Riverhead, New York. Tucker's commission work includes portraits of individuals, couples, and families. Her personal photography...
Dates: 1950-2015, bulk 1977-2017

Unidentified ship passengers on deck , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Unidentified men and women lounge on deck chairs on a ship. Blinds are drawn partially to prevent too much sun from getting to the passengers.
Dates: circa 1900

Unidentified ship's captain (?) with sextant , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 12
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II

Carl Van Vechten Papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and albums, and artwork documenting Carl Van Vechten's activities as a writer, photographer, and patron of the arts.
Dates: 1866-1986

Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African American Arts and Letters

Call Number: JWJ MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African-American Arts and Letters include correspondence, writings, photographs and artwork documenting Van Vechten’s interest in and involvement with black artists, writers, and social activists.
Dates: 1800-1971

Walpole family ephemera collection

Call Number: LWL MSS 17
Overview: A collection of printed portraits, topographical views, real estate advertisements, maps, and other ephemera associated with the English historian and collector Horace Walpole (1717-1797), his family, and their properties. The majority of the items are plates produced for publications, and over half of the collection is related to two of the family's estates, Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Middlesex, and Houghton Hall near King's Lynn, Norfolk.
Dates: 1716-1903