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Wilcox & White Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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ADC staff - 28 Oct 20
"The Wilcox & White Organ Company are probably as well known in the musical trade as any concern in their line... One of the important inventions of this company is their "Pneumatic Symphony", or self-playing organ. This instrument has the feature of an ordinary organ and can be used as...

John Hull Cutlers cutlery designs, exhibitions and historical information

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ADC staff - 05 Jul 20
Advertisements and more concerning the design legacy. A. John Hull Cutlers Corp. / John Hull Cutlery, Inc. designs in collections (by year) This company compilation is in development Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely...

Meriden Fire Arms Co. designs and historical information

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ADC staff - 14 Jun 20
A. Meriden Fire Arms Co. designs in collections (by year) This company compilation is in development Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline n. d. n. d. - revolver Meriden Fire Arms Co. (undated). Revolver. (Viewed...

Emily Hall Tremaine Papers at the Smithsonian, reproduction permissions section: Shortlisted guide to artworks

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ADC staff - 19 Mar 20
To assist researchers, below is a quick scan through the documentation that specifies which artworks are mentioned in each folder. As a reminder, this documentation provides leads, and the actual publication of the photographs of artworks needs to be confirmed by reviewing the publication....

Tremaine Collection artworks and designs in publications (compilation; 1945-present)

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ADC staff - 14 Jan 20
With her extensive communications experience from the 1930s, Emily Hall Tremaine marshalled those skills for the benefit of the artworks and designs that she worked with, 1945-87. This compilation focuses on publications concerning the former Tremaine Collection’s artworks and associated...

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. design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 19 Aug 19
Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the legacy. The c. 1900 illustrations above are from pp. 40-41 & 43 in the 1995 Miller Company history book listed below. The original sources are not specified. ’MILLER CO., EDWARD This business was...

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 Bros. 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 auctions, only a small portion of the collection was auctioned.) Selected media coverage on the auctions follows the two lists. A. 1988 Tremaine...

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...

Aeolian Company designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

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ADC staff - 31 Oct 18
"The Aeolian Company, founded in 1887 as the Aeolian Organ & Music Company, was a manufacturer of player organs and pianos. The manufacture of residence or "chamber" organs to provide entertainment in the mansions of millionaires was an extremely profitable undertaking, and Aeolian...

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 [Hall, Elton & Co.] 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...

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

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ADC staff - 27 Dec 16
"The La Pierre company started as early as 1888 in New York where Frank H. La Pierre had a small shop at 18 East 14th St. making a variety of novelties and small wares. In 1895 it was incorporated in New Jersey... In 1900 the firm was again incorporated by La Pierre and H. C. Brown. In 1929 the...

Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16
Advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy. "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....

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...

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