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Portraits

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred I. du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2012-229
Abstract:

Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.

Dates: 1881

Anna Lea cartes-de-visite album

 Collection
Accession: 2013-233
Abstract:

Anna Lea (1849-1927) was the daughter of William Lea (1805-1876) and Jane Scott Lovett (1817-1888). Since the 1770s, the Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware. This item is a carte-de-visite photograph album which contains portraits of the Lea and related families, primarily the families of William and Jane Scott Lea’s children (Anna’s siblings, their spouses, nieces, nephews, and friends).

Dates: circa 1860s

Atlantic Aviation Corporation photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1999-223
Abstract:

Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the Du Pont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country. The collection includes portraits and views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports. There are also a few photographs of airplanes, including the Spirit of St. Louis.

Dates: 1927-circa 1990

Charles Copeland portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1988-243
Abstract:

Charles Copeland (1867-1944) was Secretary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1921 to 1935. The portrait shows Charles Copeland seated and in 3/4 profile etched by the artist, James McBey.

Dates: 1930

Charles M.A. Stine photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2011-330
Abstract:

Charles Milton Altland Stine (1882-1954) was a chemist and an employee of the DuPont Company for thirty eight years. The majority of the collection features portraits of Stine and one image of Stine receiving an award.

Dates: circa 1937-1945

Charles Mattathias Jacobs painting

 Collection
Accession: 2014-224
Abstract:

Charles Mattathias Jacobs (1850-1919) was a British tunneling engineer. This is a digital copy of a painting of Jacobs at approximately sixty years of age, in court dress.

Dates: circa 1910

du Pont family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1969-043
Abstract:

Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was proprieter of his family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which began in the manufacture of gunpowder in 1802. He was the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the DuPont Company. This collection contains thirteen photographic items, mostly portraits of Alexis I. du Pont and other du Pont family members.

Dates: 1871-1925, undated

DuPont Company employees, 1937-1987

 Series
Accession: 2013-211
Scope and Contents:

DuPont Company employees series dates from 1937 to 1987 and contains group portraits of Experimental Station executives, proofs of articles for DuPont Today magazine, one issue of DuPont Today, portraits of Crawford H. Greenewalt, Salim Ibrahim and Charles J. Pedersen and a chart titled "CIS-IFS-ABS update." There are also three certificates which were awarded to the DuPont Company from professional organizations.

Dates: 1937-1987

DuPont Company executives portraits

 Collection
Accession: 2010-205
Abstract:

The DuPont executive team holds top-line responsibility for driving DuPont’s vision and ensuring that its core values are upheld across the company.This collection consists of individual portraits of DuPont Company executives. It also includes group portraits of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.

Dates: 1919-1996

Ernest du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2012-206
Abstract:

Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) and his elder brother Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) founded the U.S.F. Powder Company in 1919, which produced flashless cannon powder. This item is a cabinet card photograph of Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) as a young child.

Dates: circa 1883

Francis Bannerman family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2001-229
Abstract:

Francis Bannerman Sons was a major purveyor of military goods to sportsmen and collectors in New York City over three generations. The collection consists of photographs of Francis Bannerman and his family, including his wife, Nelly Boyce Bannerman, and his sons, David and Francis. The collection also includes photographs of Bannerman's Island Arsenal, including images of the 1969 fire in full blaze and its destructive aftermath.

Dates: circa 1870-1970; bulk 1969-1970

Francis I. du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1969-015
Abstract:

Francis I. du Pont (1873-1942) was a chemist, inventor, and stockbroker most celebrated for his involvement with the partnership of Francis I. du Pont and Company, stockbrokers in New York, and the Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in Wilmington. This collection contains a color photograph of a portrait of Francis I. du Pont painted by Gordon Stevenson (1892-1984).

Dates: undated

George J. Frebert photograph collection on Delaware aviation

 Collection
Accession: 2011-297
Abstract:

George J. Frebert (1929-2002) was a pilot and aviation enthusiast who served in the Air Force during the Korean War, operated the Dover Litho Printing Company in Dover, DE, published "Delaware Aviation History," and restored vintage airplanes as a hobby. This collection contains both materials used in the preparation of "Delaware Aviation History" and other items that Frebert collected dealing with Delaware aviation, aviators and airports.

Dates: 1918-1999

Greta Brown Layton collection of du Pont family photographs and engravings

 Collection
Accession: 2014-251
Abstract:

Greta Brown Layton (1924-2014) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of family portraits and group photographs of ancestors of Greta Brown Layton. The bulk of the collection are portrait engravings of individual members of the du Pont, Hounsfield, Pelleport, Van Dyke, Barksdale, and related families.

Dates: circa 1820s-1900s

H. Ledyard Towle portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1999-226
Abstract:

H. Ledyard Towle (1890-1973) was a commercial artist, portrait painter, and color consultant to various industries. This collection consists of a matted photographic portrait of H. Ledyard Towle.

Dates: circa 1925

Hazle Edens collection of du Pont family graphic materials

 Collection
Accession: 1982-323
Abstract:

Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was the second son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and senior partner of E.I du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1850 to 1889. The collection consists of materials relating to the descendants of Henry and Louisa Gerhard du Pont. Primarily, the collection consists of portraits and other photographs of their daughters Evelina, Ellen, Louisa, Sara, Victorine, Sophie and other family members.

Dates: circa 1840-1940

Individual persons and groups

 Series
Accession: 1980-300-I.
Scope and Contents:

The series has been divided into subseries pertaining to Charles Schwab, Eugene Grace, Individuals, Board of Directors, and Group photographs. In addition to portraits of these men, there are views of their estates (including Schwab's "Riverside" in Manhattan designed by architect Maurice Herbert (dates unknown) and "Immergrun," his Loretto, Pennsylvania, estate with gardens designed by Charles Wellford Leavitt (1871-1928) in 1915), travel photographs, and personal items. There is another file of ninety-five portraits of men who were related to the steel industry.

Dates: 1786-1966

Individuals and families

 Series
Accession: 1969-002-II.
Scope and Contents:

The Individuals and families series includes includes du Pont, his family and extended family, friends and associates. The images are mostly individual portraits of identified people, over half of this series contains photographs of various du Pont family members, with particular emphasis on P.S. du Pont. There are group portraits and snapshots of families, many identified, but not always. Most of the photographs are original and there are a few original engravings, however, there are also many photographic reproductions of engravings, paintings, or drawings of those who lived prior to the invention of photography in 1826. There are glass and film negatives taken by P.S. du Pont himself. Many of these are from his youth; for example, the 65 negatives taken at Phillips Academy where his brother was a student. There are albums of cartes de visite of which many of the subjects are identified and also an album once in the possession of Henry Algernon du Pont containing Civil War-era military officers (predominantly physicians) and military scenes. There is a two-volume set of du Pont de Nemours family portraits that was printed for the 100 anniversary of the family and an album of the 150th family reunion in 1950. The albums are listed in the beginning of the series, followed by individuals/families listed alphabetically by last name.

Dates: 1700s-1991; Majority of material found in 1860-1954

Joshua Conner & Son leather goods store photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1995-205
Abstract:

The leather manufacturing firm of Joshua Conner & Son was founded in 1848 by James Conner (1813-1880). This collection consists of five photographs of the storefront, store interiors and portraits of the proprietors.

Dates: 1900-1923

Karen Farquhar collection of du Pont family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2007-207
Abstract:

Karen du Pont Farquhar (1947-) is the great-granddaughter of T. Coleman du Pont (1863-1930), president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs is part of a larger group of du Pont family papers, which are housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Department. The photograph collection includes many photographs of the du Pont family from 1882 to 1960.

Dates: 1883-1960

Lea family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1969-012
Abstract:

Thomas Lea (1757–1823) joined in partnership with Joseph Tatnall (1740–1813), and passed on the Tatnall-Lea grain mills in Wilmington, Delaware to his son William Lea (1805-1876), who took over operation of the mills in 1837. In 1864, William Lea brought his sons Henry Lea (1839-1888) and Preston Lea (1841-1916) into the firm, changing the name to William Lea & Sons Company. This collection includes portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include such family names as Tatnall, Warner, Preston, Ferris, Downing, Spruance, Lovett, Moore, Bush, Ely, and others.

Dates: circa 1845-circa 1920

Lea Pusey portrait through a block of ice

 Collection
Accession: 1994-262
Abstract:

This reproduction (copied from an original cabinet card) is of Lea Pusey (1820-1896) photographed through a large block of clear ice. Pusey created the plate process, a method to make commercial ice and was the founder of Diamond Ice Company.

Dates: circa 1884-1886

LeCarpentier, Green and Baker family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1985-256
Abstract:

This collection contains photographs of the LeCarpentier, Green and Baker families who were farmers and merchants in the Delaware valley area. The majority of the collection consists of formal portraits of family members, a small number of which are identified, as well as views of various locations around Wilmington, Delaware.

Dates: circa 1865-1928

Marguerite du Pont Lee family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1969-021
Abstract:

Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.

Dates: 1830-1926

Mary A. Ferraro portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2011-328
Abstract:

Mary A. Ferraro (b. 1851) is presumably the mother of Pierre Ferraro (b. 1878) and Eugene Ferraro, both of which worked for the DuPont Company and were all residents of Walkers Bank at Hagley Mills. This item is a portrait of a woman identified only as the mother of Ferraro.

Dates: circa 1860-1870

National Industrial Conference Board photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1980-253
Abstract:

The National Industrial Conference Board (NICB), later named The Conference Board, is a non-profit membership organization specializing in economic research. This collection contains photographic prints, primarily portraits, of early NICB members.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1950

North Pennsylvania Railroad Co., portraits of officers and directors

 Collection
Accession: 1990-249
Abstract:

The Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 6, 1852, and renamed the North Pennsylvania Railroad Company on October 3, 1853. The collection consists of 19th and 20th century portraits of officers and presidents.

Dates: 1852-1965

Pamela C. and Lammot du Pont Copeland family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1999-243
Abstract:

Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906-2001) and Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905-1983) were active in the land conservation movement, cultural institutions (including both the Hagley and Winterthur Museums), and local civic and philanthropic work. The collection contains photographs of Pamela and Lammot du Pont Copeland and family members. Many of the pictures document the couple's various activities and philanthropic endeavors.

Dates: 1810-1994

Pierre S. du Pont portrait

 Collection
Accession: 2011-204
Abstract:

Pierre Samuel "P.S." du Pont (1870-1954) was the great grandson of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and that company played a major role in P.S. du Pont's life. He is most well-known for developing the preeminent botanical gardens, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This item is a matted portrait of P.S. du Pont, autographed on front beneath image area.

Dates: circa 1940-1945

Rebecca Pennock Lukens portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1992-209
Abstract:

Rebecca Pennock Lukens (1794-1854) owned and managed the iron and steel mill known as Lukens Steel Company from 1825 until 1849. Studio portrait of Rebecca Lukens copied as a carte-de-visite.

Dates: circa 1854

Samuel Eldon Homsey and Victorine du Pont Homsey portrait

 Collection
Accession: 1989-281
Abstract:

The architectural firm of Victorine & Samuel Homsey, Inc. was founded in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1935. It was one of the first husband-and-wife architectural practices in the U.S.

Dates: circa 1943

Stephanie Kwolek photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2014-202
Abstract:

Famous chemist and Kevlar inventor Stephanie L. Kwolek (1923-2014) was a research associate at DuPont for forty years. These photographs document her career.

Dates: 1938-1995

Stephanie Kwolek photographs and videotapes

 Collection
Accession: 2014-248
Abstract:

Stephanie Louise Kwolek (1923-2014) was an American chemist known for inventing Kevlar. She worked for the DuPont Company for forty years. Kwolek's main area of research was polymers, including high-performance fibers. This collection contains photographs, albums, slides and videotapes related to Kwolek's career and achievements, including her work on Kevlar.

Dates: circa 1920; 1948-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1997

Wallace Hume Carothers photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2001-224
Abstract:

Wallace Hume Carothers (1896-1937) was chemist and inventor of Neoprene artificial rubber and Nylon synthetic fiber. He worked as a chemist in E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's Fundamental Research Program from 1928 until his death in 1937. These items consist of four photographs preserved by Wilko Gustad Machetanz (1895-1973), Carothers's Tarkio College roommate and lifelong friend.

Dates: 1915-1925

William du Pont family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2007-205
Abstract:

William du Pont, Sr. (1855-1928) was an industrialist and member of the promienent du Pont family of Delaware, whose family business was the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, also known as the DuPont Company which was a large manufacturer of gunpowder. He worked for the first DuPont dynamite manufacturer, Repauno Chemical Company, as secretary and treasurer (1880-1884) and after the tragic death of Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), as president (1884-1892). William du Pont, Jr. was the youngest child of du Pont, Sr. and Annie Rogers Zinn du Pont (1858-1827). Du Pont Jr. became the president of Delaware Trust Company in 1929, the youngest bank president in Wilmington at that time. In 1952, he became chairman of the board, retaining both positions until his death in 1965. This collections consists of photographic material mostly relating to the U.S.F. Powder Company, together with the Ball Grain Explosives Company which was in a way U.S.F. Powder Company predecessor. It also includes William du Pont's family photographs and negatives.

Dates: 1898-1962

William G. Ramsay photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1992-239
Abstract:

At the time of his death, William G. Ramsay (1866-1916) was chief engineer, a director and vice president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. This is a small collection of photographs of executives of the DuPont Company. Most of them are copies of other photographs. All but one is identified.

Dates: 1912-1950

William Wallace Atterbury photographs

 Collection
Accession: 1994-309
Abstract:

William Wallace Atterbury (1866-1935) was a career officer on the Pennsylvania Railroad and its president from 1925 to 1935. The collection consists of photographs and other materials relating to William Wallace Atterbury. Many of the photographs are portraits and other pictures of Atterbury and his family, friends, and associates, including his Yale classmates, business leaders, and notable figures such as President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover and Charles Lindburgh.

Dates: circa 1880-1935

Wilmington Trapshooting Association photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2013-204
Abstract:

The Wilmington Trapshooting Association (WTA) was organized in 1910 and continues to be active today. This collection consists of photographs of members of the Wilmington Trapshooting Association at various events from the early 1900s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1913-1987

Wilson family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2014-247
Abstract:

Andrew Gray Wilson (1844-1905) was well-known among shipbuilders as a preeminent marine engineer and naval architect. This small collection consists primarily of individual and group portraits and snapshots of the Wilson family and the family of one of the daughters, Natalie Wilson du Pont. The collection is organized into three series; family photographs; home interiors and exteriors; and family cars and dogs photographs.

Dates: circa 1860s-1942

Wilson family photographs

 Collection
Accession: 2013-218
Abstract:

The Wilson family were owners of the Wilson Line, a steamboat company that was popular for traveling between Philadelphia, Pennslyvania, Wilmington, Delaware and Riverview Beach, New Jersey. This collection contains portraits of groups and individuals, as well as snapshot of family members and their estate and documents related to Frances W. Richardson's volunteer work for hospitals and the American Red Cross.

Dates: circa 1860s-1971