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Italy -- Pictorial works

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Paola Agosti photographs

Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario...
Dates: 1970–2020

Album, circa 1826–1854

 Item — Vol. 4
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: "Mary Parker, 1829." Album reveals Mary’s ongoing interest in comic scenes, picturesque views, and fine art. It includes drawings from key tourist sites, such as Northern Italy’s Lago Maggiore and Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne, as well as a series of copies after works in the British Museum. These drawings occasionally identify the collection from which the artworks come; many are from the bequests of Reverend Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (1730–1799) and Richard Payne Knight...
Dates: circa 1826–1854

Album of drawings of France and Italy, 1827

 Item — Oversize 5: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: Labeled "Foreign Sketches 1827" on the spine. This album seems to record the start of Anna Margaret Carr's 1827-8 voyage to the Continent, beginning near Paris (the first labeled sketch is in Montreuil, France, on 7 September 1827) and tracing her voyage southeast into Italy and eventually to Pisa, where the sketchbook ends in November 1827 (though she remained there through early 1828). The drawings are pasted into the album in rough chronological order. In her first week near...
Dates: 1827

Album of drawings of Pisa and vicinity, 1827-1828

 Item — Oversize 6: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: Labeled "Foreign Sketches 1828." The album is mostly comprised of drawings from Anna Margaret's travels in and around Pisa from January through April of 1828, but also includes a few from late 1827. The album ends with two drawings from Martigny, Switzerland in May 1828. Aside from these final two, the drawings are pasted into the album in no discernible order. Aside from Pisa, places identified in the drawings include Florence (drawn from afar), San Donnino, Serchio, Lucca, and...
Dates: 1827-1828

Album of drawings of Switzerland and Italy, 1824

 Item — Oversize 4: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents:

A continuation of the previous sketchbook, labeled on the spine "II Vol 1824". Carr's Grand Tour continues on 9 Sept 1824 at Tourtemagne (Turtmann, Switzerland). She crosses through Simplon Pass in early September and moves southeast towards Como, south to Genoa, and spends the last week of September traveling east along the Mediterranean, with sketches concentrated in La Spezia, Livorno, Pisa, and Florence.

Dates: 1824

Tano D'Amico photographs and papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 655

The collection consists of photographic prints, contact prints, and negatives by Italian photojournalist Tano D'Amico documenting social movements, political events, and daily life in Italy and Palestine, as well as notebooks containing notes for D'Amico's lectures, essays, and books. Materials are dated from 1969 to 2021.

Dates: 1969–2021

Fausto Giaccone photographs and papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1255
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, papers, and publications that document the work of Italian photojournalist Fausto Giaccone (1943-), from 1966 to 2013. The material includes Giaccone's reportage of social and cultural aspects of Europe, South America, and the Middle East, with an emphasis on political movements in Italy and Portugal from 1966 to 1986. The photographic materials in this collection consist of exhibition prints, work prints, contact sheets, and original slides for...
Dates: 1966-2013

Mary Leighton Collection

Call Number: MSS 16

The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.

Dates: 1824-1860

Peter E. Palmquist photographs

Call Number: WA Photos 524
Abstract: Photographic material that chiefly documents Peter Palmquist's professional life as a photographer. This includes images from his service in the United States Army, mainly with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Paris, France, 1955-1959, as well as his career as a staff photographer for Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1961-1989. The latter photographs include significant documentation of the Theater Arts Department and its productions. Other photographs and...
Dates: circa 1950-2003