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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

January 15, 2004-April 9, 2004
Exhibited in AAA's NYC Research Center Gallery

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, New York, N.Y. letter to Elizabeth Breese

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, New York, N.Y. letter to Elizabeth Breese, 1827 Jan. 20

Creator: Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Henry K. Brown, Henry Peters Gray and Asher B. Durand

Henry K. Brown, Henry Peters Gray and Asher B. Durand, ca. 1850

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Portrait of eight American artists.

Portrait of eight American artists., circa 1865

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

John F. (John Ferguson) Weir to Jervis McEntee.

John F. (John Ferguson) Weir to Jervis McEntee., Jan. 28, 1867

Creator: John F. (John Ferguson) Weir

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Mrs. J. R. Donoho to Jervis McEntee.

Mrs. J. R. Donoho to Jervis McEntee., Sept. 21, 1878

Creator: Mrs. J. R. Donoho

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

T. Addison (Thomas Addison) Richards to Charles M. (Charles McMeen) Kurtz

T. Addison (Thomas Addison) Richards to Charles M. (Charles McMeen) Kurtz, 1885 Dec. 22

Creator: T. Addison (Thomas Addison) Richards

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

The Star, Columns by Charles M. Kurtz

The Star, Columns by Charles M. Kurtz, 1889 Feb. 24-Aug. 25

Creator: Charles M. (Charles McMeen) Kurtz

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

National Academy of Design Autumn Exhibition ticket

National Academy of Design Autumn Exhibition ticket, 22 Nov. through 28 Dec. 1886

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

F. Luis Mora pocket diary

F. Luis Mora pocket diary, 1915 Apr.

Creator: F. Luis (Francis Luis) Mora

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

F. Luis Mora

F. Luis Mora, 1910

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Twenty-six members of the National Academy of Design

Twenty-six members of the National Academy of Design, ca. 1925

Creator: Alphaeus Philemon Cole

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Henry B. Snell to John White Alexander.

Henry B. Snell to John White Alexander., Apr. 13, 1915

Creator: Henry Bayley Snell

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Payment for Entrance Fee to the National Academy of Design's school

Payment for Entrance Fee to the National Academy of Design's school, 1924 Sept. 22

Creator: National Academy of Design (U.S.)

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

National Academy of Design annual dinner at Delmonico's Restaurant

National Academy of Design annual dinner at Delmonico's Restaurant, 1915 Apr. 27

Creator: Drucker & Co.

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Thomas Cole letter to George W. Greene

Thomas Cole letter to George W. Greene, 1842 Aug. 29

Creator: Thomas Cole

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Diary, Vol. II

Diary, Vol. II, 1874 Nov. 26-1878 Dec. 8

Creator: Jervis McEntee

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

National Academy of Design receipt for tuition payment from Lawrence Henry

National Academy of Design receipt for tuition payment from Lawrence Henry, 1924 September 22

Creator: National Academy of Design (U.S.)

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Pocket diary

Pocket diary, 1910 Jan.

Creator: F. Luis (Francis Luis) Mora

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Electing Excellence: The National Academy of Design, 1825-1944

Martin Johnson Heade to Frederic Edwin Church

Martin Johnson Heade to Frederic Edwin Church, 1868 Apr. 27

Creator: Martin Johnson Heade

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