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[C.H.S. watercolor drawings of Indians of North, South, and Central America, the West Indies, and Mexico, copied from various sources]

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Identifier: VAULT-Oversize-Ayer-Art C.H.S.
Abstract Watercolor drawings of Indians of North, South, and Central America, the West Indies, and Mexico, with a particular focus on American Indian cultural practices and the Aztec civilization. "C.H.S" appropriated the subject matter and composition for many of his watercolor drawings from various mid-nineteenth century sources, from inexpensive periodicals to richly illustrated editions. Quite possibly a resident of Great Britain due to his predilection for images culled from British publications,...
Dates: approximately 1843-1850

Dukes family papers

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Identifier: Modern-MS-Dukes
Abstract Papers of Thomas Farmer Dukes and family, of Shropshire County, England. Correspondence was pasted in three volumes of the 1805, 1818, and 1821 census books of the county of Shropshire. Also includes a commonplace book containing poems, clippings, and water color paintings by Edward Rowland Dukes, and an indexed book of food and wine recipes, medical remedies, and instructions for making inks, varnishes and other ephemera.
Dates: 1772-1869

Fredrika Shumway Smith Papers

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Identifier: Midwest-MS-SmithFS
Abstract Book drafts, illustrations, and publicity about the children's and young adult books, stories, and verse written by Fredrika Shumway Smith, wife of banker and Northern Trust president Solomon A. Smith.
Dates: 1941-1967

[Mexican Watercolors]

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Identifier: VAULT.oversize-Ayer-Art-Seymour
Abstract Collection of seven watercolors and one drawing of the ancient Maya cities of Chichén Itzá and Uxmal, both located in the Yucatán Peninsula region of southeastern Mexico, by the artist Ralph Fletcher Seymour. These watercolors provide detailed depictions of the buildings found within these ancient Maya sites.
Dates: approximately 1909

[Monroe Frederick Paintings and Drawings]

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Identifier: VAULT-oversize-Ayer-Art.Frederick
Abstract Three oil on canvas paintings and twelve watercolor drawings on paper of various sizes housed in one green portfolio and two red clamshell boxes. Paintings and drawings are attributed to Monroe Quamahongiva Frederick, a Hopi artist. Tribes depicted include the Navajo, Crow, and Hopi. Subjects of paintings include American Indian portraits, pueblos, the southwest, dress, and copies of work by E. Irving Crouse and Elbridge Ayer Burbank.
Dates: approximately 1910-1920

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