Collection Items in The Walter Thurston Gentlemen's Lounge

Appeal to the Great Spirit
Appeal to the Great Spirit

Dallin was born in Springville, Utah Territory, which his parents had helped found.[l] ...

Barter for a Bride
Barter for a Bride

In the fall of 1853, Stanley began a six-month stint as an illustrator with the Pacific Railroad Survey in Washington Territory, led by Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of the Territory. ...

Peace Medal
Peace Medal

A number of early American silversmiths made quantities of silver tokens for distribution to various Indian tribes. ...

Pair of Gold Goblets
Pair of Gold Goblets

Gold has been used rarely in the United States for domestic objects, although most early craftsmen called themselves goldsmiths because the techniques of working in silver and gold were identical. ...

Pitcher
Pitcher

In 1852, Thomas Tucker reflected upon the evolution of his brother's facility for making porcelain ...

Side Chair
Side Chair

Toward the end of the eighteenth century, a new chair-back design with hints of neoclassical ornamentation became popular in several regions of the United States. ...

Our Elk Outfit at the Ford
Our Elk Outfit at the Ford

Just over a century ago, Century Magazine accepted a series of articles written by Theodore Roosevelt describing his experiences as a rancher in the Dakota Territory. ...

Pearlware Jug with American Ship
Pearlware Jug with American Ship

Following the Revolution, the United States began to develop as a wholly separate market. ...

The Power of Music (or Music Hath Charms)
The Power of Music (or Music Hath Charms)

The Power of Music is one of the jewels of American art, a painting so touching and embued with such empathy, that it has become an icon. ...

Commode
Commode

Although Americans achieved political independence from England in the Revolution, the patriots’ victory was not accompanied by a similar strong desire for stylistic or artistic independence. ...

Card Table owned by Henry Clay while Secretary of State
Card Table owned by Henry Clay while Secretary of State

Washingtonian Benjamin Henry Tayloe  (d. 1868) was one of the many who attended the sale of the personal effects of Henry Clay when he moved out of the Decatur House in 1829. ...