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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney papers, 1851-1975, bulk 1888-1942

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10.5: Photographs of Sculpture , 1904-1935

This subseries consists of photographs of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculptures. Extensive photographic documentation can be found for the Columbus Memorial and the St. Nazaire Memorial, including photographs related to planning, construction, and public unveiling. Photographs of Whitney posing with, working on, or attending the unveiling of her sculptures can be found amongst some of the files, including Buffalo Bill Memorial, Columbus Memorial, Fourth Division Memorial, St. Nazaire Memorial, Shepherd, Spirit of Flight, and Washington Heights War Memorial.
Sculpture photographs are arranged in alphabetical order according to title. Photographs of various and unidentified sculptures and sculpture by others are arranged into files at the end of the subseries.
Photographs have been scanned in entirety with the exception of duplicates, photographs with permission restrictions, blank versos of photographs, and negatives.
Description Container Select
Arlington Fountain/Friendship Fountain (McGill University, Montreal, Canada), 1931
Oversized material housed in Box 39 and OV 50
30
18
American Athlete (head), 1912
30
19
Athlete (or Despair), 1912
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
20
Aviator, 1918-1920
30
21
Aviator with Propeller, undated
30
22
Aztec Fountain (Pan-American Building, Washington, D.C.), 1910
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
23
Blinded, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
24
Boy with Parrot and Dancer, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
25
Bacchante, 1913
30
26
Bailante, undated
30
27
Barbara, undated
30
28
Buffalo Bill Memorial (Cody, Wyoming), circa 1924
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
29
Buffalo Bill Memorial (Cody, Wyoming), circa 1924
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
30
Buffalo Bill Memorial (Cody, Wyoming), circa 1924
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
31
Bunkies, 1920
30
32
Caryatid, 1917
30
33
Chateau Thierry, undated
30
34
Chinoise, 1914
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
35
Colonel X, 1917
30
36
Columbus Memorial (Port of Palos, Spain)
Early Sketches (not used), 1920s
30
37
Model and Drawing, 1928-1929
(partially scanned)
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
38
Model and Drawing, 1928-1929
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
39
Under Construction and Completed, 1920s
30
40
Unveiling, 1929
30
41-42
D. A. R. Memorial, 1929
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
43
Walter Damrosch (relief), 1922
30
44
Dancing Girl and Pan, early 1920s
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
45
Daphne, 1933
30
46
H. P. Davison Memorial, circa 1922
30
47
Devotion, 1934
30
48
El Dorado Fountain (Pan-Pacific International Exposition), 1910
Oversized material housed in Box 40
30
49
The Engineer, undated
30
50
Ferdinand and Isabella (Monument to Columbus), 1928-1929
30
51
The Field Panel, 1904
30
52
Found, 1920
30
53
Fourth Division Memorial, 1921
30
54
Fourth Division Memorial, Gertrude V. Whitney Working on Sculpture, 1921
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
1
Gassed (or On the Top), undated
31
2
General Vanderbilt (head), 1935
31
3
Captain Guardabassi, 1917
31
4
Gwendolyn (head), 1934
31
5
Home Again, undated
31
6
Honorably Discharged, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
7
In the Trenches, 1918-1920
31
8
Jo Davidson, 1917
31
9
John, 1935
31
10
John (head), 1935
31
11
The Kiss, 1935
31
12
Last Charge, 1920
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
13
The Law (or Youth), 1922
31
14
Charles Lindbergh Memorial, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
15
Mercy, 1935
31
16
Monument to a Sculptor, 1910
31
17
Mother and Child, 1935
31
18
Nun, 1934
31
19
Orders, 1918
31
20
Paganism, 1907-1909
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
21
Pan, 1905
31
22
Pan, 1935
31
23
Portrait of a Young Man, 1934
31
24
Private in the 15th Regiment, 1918-1920
31
25
Providence Memorial, undated
31
26
Red Cross Nurse, 1918
31
27
Refugee, undated
31
28
St. Nazaire Memorial
Model and Drawing, circa 1924
Oversized material housed in Box 40
31
29
Gertrude V. Whitney with Model, circa 1924
31
30
Construction, circa 1924
31
31
Unveiling, circa 1924
31
32
Scrapbook, 1924
31
33
Salome, 1936
31
34
Shepherd, 1921
31
35
Sighted, undated
31
36
Spirit of Flight, 1938-1939
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
37
Spirit of Flight, Drawings, 1939
31
38
Spirit of the Red Cross, 1920
31
39
Springfield Memorial, circa 1929
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
40
Spanish Peasant (head), 1911
31
41
Peter Stuyvesant Statue, 1933
31
42
Titanic Memorial, 1915
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
43
Unemployed, 1932
31
44
Untermeyer Memorial, Blumenthal Doors, circa 1915
31
45
Victory Arch Panel, 1918-1920
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
46
War Figure (sketch model), undated
31
47
Washington Heights War Memorial, 1924
31
48
Washington Heights War Memorial, Unveiling, 1922 May 30
31
49
Wherefore, 1910
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
50
Various, Scrapbook, undated
31
51
Unidentified, undated
31
52
Sculpture by Others, 1900s-1910s
Oversized material housed in Box 41
31
53
Oversize, Arlington Fountain/Friendship Fountain scanned with Box 30, Folder 18, 1931
39
Oversize, Athlete (or Despair) scanned with Box 30, Folder 20, 1912
40
Oversize, Aztec Fountain scanned with Box 30, Folder 23, 1910
40
Oversize, Blinded scanned with Box 30, Folder 24, undated
40
Oversize, Boy with Parrot and Dancer scanned with Box 30, Folder 25, undated
40
Oversize, Chinoise scanned with Box 30, Folder 35, 1914
40
Oversize, Columbus Memorial, Model and Drawing scanned with Box 30, Folder 38, 1928-1929
40
Oversize, D.A.R. Memorial scanned with Box 30, Folder 43, 1929
40
Oversize, Dancing Girl and Pan scanned with Box 30, Folder 45, early 1920s
40
Oversize, El Dorado Fountain scanned with Box 30, Folder 49, 1910
40
Oversize, Fourth Division Memorial, Gertrude V. Whitney Working on Sculpture scanned with Box 30, Folder 54, 1921
40
Oversize, Honorably Discharged scanned with Box 31, Folder 7, undated
40
Oversize, Last Charge scanned with Box 31, Folder 13, 1920
40
Oversize, Charles Lindbergh Memorial scanned with Box 31, Folder 15, undated
40
Oversize, Paganism scanned with Box 31, Folder 21, 1907-1909
40
Oversize, St. Nazaire Memorial, Model and Drawing scanned with Box 31, Folder 29, circa 1924
40
Oversize, Spirit of Flight scanned with Box 31, Folder 37, 1938-1939
41
Oversize, Springfield Memorial scanned with Box 31, Folder 40, circa 1929
41
Oversize, Titanic Memorial scanned with Box 31, Folder 43, 1915
41
Oversize, Victory Arch Panel scanned with Box 31, Folder 46, 1918-1920
41
Oversize, Wherefore scanned with Box 31, Folder 50, 1910
41
Oversize, Sculpture by Others scanned with Box 31, Folder 53, 1900s-1910s
41
Oversize, Arlington Fountain/Friendship Fountain, 1931
OV 50

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