Pencil sketches by Charleston-born architect William Martin Aiken. Primarily images of buildings and architectural elements in Boston, Charleston, Atlanta, Virginia, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Montreal, and Quebec City.
Pencil sketches and occassional watercolors by Charleston-born architect William Martin Aiken. The sketches are primarily buildings and architectural elements from Charleston, Boston, Rhode Island, France, England, Switzerland.
Black-and-white etched portrait of Clarissa Bischoffsheim, wife of financier Henri Louis Bischoffsheim. Etching by Charles Albert Waltner after a painted portrait by John Everett Millais. Published in L'Art.
Black-and-white engraved portrait of Clarissa Bischoffsheim, wife of financier Henri Louis Bischoffsheim. Engraving by Goupil & Cie after a painted portrait by John Everett Millais. From The Chefs-D'Oeuvre d'Art of the International Exhibition, 1878, published by Gebbie & Barrie.
Black-and-white wood engraving of a Jewish money changer from Alexandria. Engraving after an illustration by Leopold Carl Müller. From Egypt : descriptive, historical, and picturesque, Volume 1, by Georg Ebers, published London: Cassell & Company.
Black-and-white engraving depicting Moses descending from Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments. Engraving by John C. McRae after an illustration by Gustave Doré. From The Holy Bible : containing the Old and New Testaments…, published Philadelphia: A.J. Holman & Co.
Main caption: 'American industries.--Silk culture in Alabama--an enterprise founded and carried on by Colored people at Huntsville.--from a sketch by A. Berghaus.' Caption left: 'Method of feeding the silkworms with mulberry leaves.' Caption right: 'Colored children carding the raw material.' [full date August 17, 1878.]