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Intaglio prints

Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Prints made from ink that is held in recessed areas of the plate or block that have been cut or etched away in order to hold ink. Includes: Aquatints, Drypoints, Engravings, Etchings, Mezzotints, Cellocuts, and Collagraphs.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Carolyn M. Irving collection of prints and photographs

Accession: 1969-065

Carolyn Mann Irving (1891-1987) was the wife of Evelyn du Pont Irving (1886-1968), nephew and one of the heirs of the prominent author Washington Irving's estate. The collection consists of forty-two prints (engravings or lithographs) and two photographic prints which were collected by Carolyn M. Irving. Subjects include animals; Andrew Jackson political cartoons; battle and war images; du Pont related images; European landscapes, town scenes and cathedrals; fashion and religious images.

Dates: circa 1700-1918

DuPont Company gunpowder advertisement

Accession: 2011-327

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) and his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) the company began with the production of gunpowder. This item is an 1851 advertisement for DuPont gunpowders, including Eagle gunpowder, gunpowder for ordnance, and gunpowder for blasting and shipping.

Dates: 1851

Eugene Blery's engravings of Nemours

Accession: 1969-004

Eugene Blery (1805-1887) was a French artist, engraver and lithographer. This collection contains two etchings of pastoral views of Nemours in Normany, France. One depicts the French ancestral home of the du Pont family.

Dates: 1851; 1870

Greta Brown Layton collection of du Pont family photographs and engravings

Accession: 2014-251

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

"Men of Progress -- American Inventors" engraving

Accession: 1980-202

Christian Schussele (1824-1879) was an artist and teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. John Sartain (1808-1897) was a Philadelphia printmaker and engraver, and director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The engraving is a group portrait of nineteen nineteenth-century American inventors and industrialists, collected around a table with examples of their inventions, and beneath a portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

Dates: 1863

William H. Horstmann & Sons, manufactory and sales rooms, engraving

Accession: 1975-325-2

William H. Horstmann & Sons was a manufacturer and retailer of silk products for civilian and military clothing between 1815 and 1940. This item is a steel engraving by Samuel Sartain of the William H. Horstmann & Sons manufactory and sales room building in Philadelphia.

Dates: circa 1863