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The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters exhibition catalogue (list of photos of artworks and designs) (1984)

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ADC staff - 26 Aug 19
The following is a photo index of the catalogue accompanying the exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT (26 February - 29 April 1984). The following photos of artworks and designs are in the The Tremaine Collection: 20th Century Masters exhibition catalogue (1984). They are listed...

Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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ADC staff - 19 Aug 19
A. Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections (by year) Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1851- 1865 n. d. - kerosene lamp E./Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lantern. (Accession no....

Parker guns in collections, at auction, and in expositions

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ADC staff - 20 Jul 19
A. Parker gun designs in collections (by year) Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1860s c. 1861 - musket Parker Snow & Company. (c. 1861). Musket, .58-caliber, breech-loading conversion. Object no. H 10837....

Tremaine Collection artworks in Tremaine auction catalogues (1988, 1991)

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ADC staff - 31 Mar 19
The following are the artworks (with photos) included in the catalogues for the 1988 and 1991 Tremaine Collection auctions. (While famous, only a small portion of the collection was auctioned.) Selected media coverage on the auctions follows the two lists. A. 1988 Tremaine Collection auction...

Louise Lawler. The Tremaine pictures. List of photoworks (2007)

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ADC staff - 15 Mar 19
The photoworks include views of several iconic artworks. The descriptions below highlight which works they are, with links to information sources. Louise Lawler’s The Tremaine pictures show at BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (13 September - 20 October 2007) consisted of 26...

Hall, Elton & Co. designs in collections and in expositions — and historical information

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ADC staff - 03 Aug 17
"[Formed in 1837], in 1890 the company was purchased by Maltby, Stevens & Curtiss which was in turn purchased by Watrous Mfg. Co." [Rainwater et al in 2004 Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (p. 96). See entry below.] A. Hall, Elton & Co. designs in collections (by...

La Pierre Mfg Co. - designs in museums, at auction, in exhibitions, and historical information

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ADC staff - 27 Dec 16
According to Earl Chapin May (1947), La Pierre Mfg. Co. started in 1895. "[In 1929], LaPierre Manufacturing Company, specializing in toiletware, was removed from Newark, New Jersey, to Wallingford, Connecticut." — Earl Chapin May in A century of silver 1847-1947 (1947), inside front cover and...

Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16
"BARBOUR SILVER CO., Hartford and Meriden, Conn. Organized in 1892 in Hartford, Connecticut... this company itself was the product of a consolidation of I. J. Steane & Co., Barbour Hobson Co., and Barbour Bros. Co... Barbour made sterling hollowware and fine quality silverplated hollowware,...

American Silver Co. (and predecessor companies) designs in collections and exhibitions, design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16
"The antecedents of the [American Silver Co.] were the Holmes and Tuttle Manufacturing Company, founded in 1851. They were taken over by the Bristol Brass and Clock Company in 1857, and operated as their silverware department until 1901. In that year, the spoon business was separated from the...

Forbes Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and in expositions

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ADC staff - 21 Jul 16
"FORBES SILVER CO., Meriden, Conn. Starting in 1894, the Forbes Silver Company [,a secondary trademark of the Meriden Britannia Company,] produced a variety of small silverplated pieces for use by women in the home, including a very large line of silverplated toiletware, as well as a general...

Miller Company product designs in collections, historical lighting installations, and exhibitions

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ADC staff - 18 Jul 16
"At a board of directors meeting on February 22, 1924, the assets of Edward Miller and Company, ’property, good will and business as a going concern,’ were formally transferred to ’The Miller Company, a Connecticut corporation..." —Scheips, Marguerite T. (Research by Allen L. Weathers). (1995)....

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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ADC staff - 31 May 16
The Holmes & Edwards Silver Company was founded in 1882. The company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline A. Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs in...

Derby Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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ADC staff - 30 May 16
The Derby Silver Company began operation in 1873. The company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline A. Derby Silver Co. designs in collections - hollowware (by...

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company design catalogues and historical documentation

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ADC staff - 21 May 16
For the three ads at top, from left to right, see the entries below for Vogue (1 January 1923), Harper’s Bazaar (February 1925), and Vogue (January 1926). "HOLMES & EDWARDS SILVER CO. The Holmes & Edwards Silver Co. was founded in Bridgeport, Conn. in 1882 by C. E. L. Holmes and...

Charter Company (Wallingford, CT) designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions, and historical information

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ADC staff - 15 May 16
A. Charter Company designs in collections (by year) [1] [2] Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1920s 1928 - cocktail shaker Charter Company / International Silver Co. (1928). Enameled silver. (Accession no....

Derby Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 15 May 16
"DERBY SILVER COMPANY, Birmingham (Derby), Conn. Organized in 1873... [Derby Silver Company] was noted for its large line of silverplated toiletware and an economical line of plated hollowware sold under the trademark of Victor Silver Co. and the Victor Silver Plate Co. which was very popular....

Manhattan Silver Plate Co. designs in collections, exhibitions and historical information

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ADC staff - 10 May 16
"MANHATTAN SILVER PLATE CO., Brooklyn and Lyons, NY Organized in Brooklyn, New York in 1872, the business moved to Lyons, New York, in 1889. In 1893, a business owned by A. H. Towar was purchased and continued under the name New Haven Silver Plate Co. The firm was in the original group that...

International Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 03 Apr 16
The International Silver Company centered in Meriden, Conn. was formed in 1898 combining the efforts of several silver companies. To see a list of these companies, along with links to webpages showing their pre-ISC designs in collections, in exhibitions, design catalogues, and historical...

Forbes Silver Co. design catalogues and historical documentation (2016)

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ADC staff - 02 Apr 16
"FORBES SILVER CO., Meriden, Conn. Starting in 1894, the Forbes Silver Company [,a secondary trademark of the Meriden Britannia Company,] produced a variety of small silverplated pieces for use by women in the home, including a very large line of silverplated toiletware, as well as a general...

International Sterling Craft Associates designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions, design brochures and historical information

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ADC staff - 30 Mar 16
"In 1952, [the International Silver Company] established a craft shop that became known as International Sterling Craft Associates. [Alphonse] La Paglia, who had been a student of the Danish silversmith Georg Jensen, and whose work shows his influence, was an active participant in the venture...

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