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Charles Sheeler papers, circa 1840s-1966, bulk 1923-1965

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Series 6: Photographs , circa 1840s-1963
(Box 4, OV11; 0.4 linear feet)

Photographs date from circa 1840s-1963 and include photographs of Sheeler's family, of Sheeler, and of Sheeler with friends and colleagues. There is one daguerreotype and two ambrotypes of unidentified women (possibly Sheeler's relatives) and of a young child (possibly Sheeler). Two tintypes depict unidentified woman and Charles Sheeler as a child. There are copyprints of these originals.
Additional photographs are of Sheeler's mother and father (or possibly Sheeler's grandparents), of Sheeler, of Sheeler with his wife Musya, Sheeler with William Lane, Sheeler with Edward Weston, and Sheeler with Edward Steichen and John Marin. The series also includes photographs of Sheeler's collection of Shaker furniture, and photographs of exhibitions.
Items are arranged by subject and date.
Description Container Select
Unidentified Women (possibly Sheeler's relatives), circa 1840s-1880s
4 (hol)
6
Sheeler Parents or Grandparents, circa 1880s-1900s
4 (hol)
7
Sheeler's Boyhood Home, circa 1800s-1910s
4 (hol)
8
Charles Sheeler, circa 1883-1958
4 (hol)
9
Sheeler with Wife Musya, 1947, 1961
4 (hol)
10
Unidentified Friends, circa 1950s
4 (hol)
11
Sheeler with Edward Weston, 1954
(photographs by George Waters)
4 (hol)
12
Sheeler with William Lane, 1958
(photographs by Musya Sheeler)
4 (hol)
13
Sheeler with Edward Steichen and John Marin, 1958
(see OV11)
4 (hol)
14
Sheeler with Others, 1961
4 (hol)
15
Sheeler's Shaker Furniture Collection, 1962
The Shakers: Their Arts and Crafts)
4 (hol)
16
Exhibition Photographs, The Shakers: Their Arts and Crafts, 1962
(exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art)
4 (hol)
17
Photographs of a Sheeler Exhibition, circa 1963
(possibly a retrospective)
4 (hol)
18
Sheeler with Edward Steichen and John Marin, 1958
(three photographs)
OV 11
Unidentified Older Woman, circa 1840s-1880s
(daguerreotype)
Photo Drawer 8
Unidentified Woman, circa 1840s-1880s
(ambrotype)
Photo Drawer 8
Unidentified Woman, circa 1840s-1880s
(ambrotype)
Photo Drawer 8
Unidentified Woman, circa 1840s-1880s
(tintype)
Photo Drawer 8
Young Child (possibly Charles Sheeler), circa 1884
(ambrotype)
Photo Drawer 8
Charles Sheeler as a Boy, circa 1886
(tintype)
Photo Drawer 8

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