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Nice Watercolors photos

A few nice watercolors images I found:

Carte-de-visite of Henry M. Stanley
Image by Smithsonian Institution
Description: Stanley, a newspaper reporter and tireless self-promoter, was hired by the New York Herald to find the missing Livingstone in 1871, winning himself wealth and reputation.

Creator/Photographer: London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company

Medium: Carte-de-visite

Dimensions: 4 in x 2.5 in

Date: 1872

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Repository: Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Collection: Russell E. Train Africana Collection – The Russell E. Train Africana Collection includes approximately 2,000 books and an extensive array of manuscripts, photographs, watercolors, sketches, maps, newspaper clippings, artifacts and other ephemera ranging from the late 18th to mid-20th centuries, with a concentration on items relating to early British and American explorers. The famous missionary David Livingstone and journalist Henry Stanley, as well as President Theodore Roosevelt, a renowned conservationist of his time, are well represented with numerous books by and about them, manuscript letters, privately printed materials, dozens of photographs and other ephemera. Some of the published books in the collection are presentation copies autographed by the author, while others have original artwork or engravings.

Gift line: Gift of Russell E. Train

Accession number: SIL28-277-01

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Tyler State ParkMaster Plan – SP.54.155
Image by Texas State Archives
Master plan, including lake, proposed boat house, proposed concession and bath house, proposed caretaker’s residence, area selected for proposed golf course, tentative site for proposed stables and trail to stables.

Early date: 1934
Late date: 1945

Draftsman: Chambers. Watercolor on paper with some printing. LN: 36.625 x WD: 24.25

Image by Smithsonian Institution
Artist: William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970
      Unidentified, 20th century

Sitter: unidentified

Type: Graphic Arts-Print

Date: ca. 1930-1935

Topic: Occupationindustryfishing
     Miscellaneousdecorative motif
     Portrait malebust

Object number: 1967.59.786R-V

Medium: recto: hand-colored woodcut on paper verso: watercolor on paper

Credit Line: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation

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Repository:Smithsonian American Art Museum

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