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    • General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836 - ca. 1890

    • General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836 - ca. 1890

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers

    • 88 images and four manuscripts relating to the U.S. military, with a particular focus on the Civil War era, collected by West Point alumnus, engineer, and Civil War veteran Orlando Metcalfe Poe (1832-1895).
    • Arky Brewer.

    • Arky Brewer.

    • Women; Older people; Chairs; Log cabins; Portrait photographs

    • "Aunt" Arky Brewer sits outside her cabin. "Aunt" Arky was married to George Brewer, a Civil War veteran and preacher, who ran a steam mill on the Brewer Branch. Handwritten on bottom border: 515. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Guernica.

    • Guernica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Civil wars; War; Politics & government; Political issues; Dictators; Nazis; Fascism; Civilization; Bombings; Military tactics; War destruction & pillage; Death; Dismemberment; Body parts; Mental states; Despair;...

    • "In this monumental work of 1937, Guernica, Picasso combined Analytic and Synthetic Cubist forms with several traditional motifs, juxtaposing them in a new Surrealist way. The combination serves the political message of the painting - namely,...
    • Outskirts of the Paranoiac-Critical Town.

    • Outskirts of the Paranoiac-Critical Town.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Fear; Anxiety; Lust; Sex; Invitations; Gestures; Locomotion; Human locomotion; Women; Portraits; Spouses; Children; Girls; Clothing & dress; Shirts; Necklaces; Neckwear; Jewelry; Dresses; Cities &...

    • "The painting belonged to Edward James. The 'paranoiac-critical town' is composed of elements principally from Cadaqués and Palamós." (Caption); "The reference was to Outskirts of the Paranoiac-Critical Town, one of Dali's finest...
    • Girl from Figueres.

    • Girl from Figueres.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Women; Backs (Anatomy); Clothing & dress; Hairstyles; Hair ornaments; Leisure; Domestic life; Sewing; Scissors & shears; Thread; Sitting; Chairs; Seating furniture; Furniture; Architecture; Architectural elements;...

    • "The view from the balcony of the Dalis' second home in Figueres, at Carrer Monturiol 24. This was the painting Dali showed Picasso on his first visit to Paris in April 1926." (Caption); "The building, today numbered Monturiol, 10,...
    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (The Premonition of Civil War).

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Fear; Anxiety; Civil wars; War; Body parts; Heads (Anatomy); Arms (Anatomy); Legs; Hands; Fingers; Feet; Breasts; Beans; Clouds; Landscapes (Representations); Furniture; Furnishings; Drawers (Furniture components)

    • "This great painting was later renamed, with fitting opportunism, The Premonition of Civil War." (Caption); "The events of October 1934, and his scare in Barcelona, seem to have convinced Dali that civil war was a real possibility in...
    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • At Five in the Afternoon.

    • Paintings; Casein paintings; Tempera paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works; Allusions; Fantasy; Poetry; Liberty; Death; Fascism; Civil wars; War; Bulls; Animals

    • "This painting deliberately combines a host of allusions to Spanish culture such as the stark black/white contrasts of Goya, Velasquez, and Picasso, the Spanish poet Lorca's lament to a dead bullfighter, 'Llanto por Ignacio Jánchez mejías',...
    • George Brewer.

    • George Brewer.

    • Men; Older people; Chairs; Staffs (Sticks); Log cabins; Portrait photographs

    • "Uncle" George Brewer holds a cane as he sits in a chair leaning against the wall of a log cabin. George, a Civil War veteran and preacher, ran a steam mill on Brewers Branch of Goose Creek. Handwritten on bottom border: 514. Title...
    • A. E. Richards.

    • A. E. Richards.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Adolphus E. Richards was born in Virginia in 1844. His education was interrupted by the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army, where he rose to the rank of major before his twenty-first birthday. At the war's end, he returned to school,...
    • Brewers with Dr. Jones.

    • Brewers with Dr. Jones.

    • Families; Men; Women; Older people; Physicians; Children; Group portraits

    • An outdoor portrait of the Brewer family with Dr. Preston Jennings Jones. "Uncle" George Brewer is on the left, Dr. Preston Jennings Jones stands next to him wearing an overcoat. "Aunt" Arky Brewer has a scarf on her head. The...
    • Vincent Serrano.

    • Vincent Serrano.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Posing; Military uniforms

    • Autographed three-quarter length character portrait of actor Vincent Serrano in Civil War-era military costume. He stands with arms folded, looking at the camera out of the corners of his eyes. He wears a hat, double-breasted jacket with brass...
    • Lawrence Barrett.

    • Lawrence Barrett.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Actors; Men; Costumes; Turbans

    • Character portrait of American actor and producer Lawrence Barrett wearing a mustache and goatee, brimless hat, high-collared shirt, and tunic, possibly for the role of Hamlet. Barrett was born Lawrence Brannigan in Paterson, New Jersey on April 4,...
    • C.M. Thomas.

    • C.M. Thomas.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Portraits

    • Charles Morehead Thomas was born in 1847 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He attended the common schools of Warren County, Kentucky, but was caught up in the turmoil of the Civil War, joining the Confederate Army as a youth. After the war he returned to...
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