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Iconography, 1885-1992 (continued)
Photographs and Iconography of Others (continued)
Coolidge, Grace, 1924 (continued)
26.3 x 18.4 cm. (34.2 x 25.5 cm on paper)
Inscribed by its subject on recto: "To Dr. Sergei Rachmaninoff to tell him of my sincere appreciation of his music at the White House on March the tenth 1924. Grace Coolidge."
BOX-FOLDER 65/25 Davenport, Charles (American eugenicist and biologist), 1928
17.0 x 12.2 cm.
Inscribed by its subject on recto.
BOX-FOLDER 65/26 Don Cossack Chorus, Dresden, circa 1920s
11.1 x 16.7 cm.
Photographer: Ursula Richter, Dresden.
BOX-FOLDER 65/27 Farrar, Charles Ellis and wife (?)
10.8 x 6.2 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 66/24 Farrar, Geraldine, holding dog: studio portrait, 1927
32.5 x 26.0 cm.
Photographer: Mishkin (New York)
BOX-FOLDER 66/25 Maharaja of Mysore [Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV], 1939
30.0 x 25.5 cm.
Bears an inscription by its subject on recto, Lucerne, 16 August 1939.
BOX-FOLDER 65/28 Menzer, M. A.
Reproduction ; 14.2 x 8.5 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/29 Thaxter, Roland (American mycologist)
Reproduction ; 15.4 x 10.3 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 66/26 Vijaya, 1939
30.0 x 24.0 cm.
Shows a woman who is perhaps a relative of the Maharaja of Mysore (Box 66, Folder 25), sitting at a Steinway grand piano, upon which is a photograph of SR.
BOX-FOLDER 65/30 Photograph of performers at concert in memory of SR, Lucerne, 10 September 1943
9.5 x 13.8 cm.
Photographer: Jean Schneider.
BOX-FOLDER 65/31 Photographic postcards of the Topchider (Serbia) Sanitorium for White Russian War Invalids, 1929
5 postcards ; vary in size between 8.5 x 13.9 cm. and 7.8 x 16.8 cm.
Show images of the sanitorium's residents; identification information written by Sophie Satin.
These postcards were sent to SR by Sergeĭ Paleolog in 1929, and were originally housed in the Correspondence to SR subseries.
BOX 65-67, 69 Miscellaneous Photographs
BOX 65, 67 Ivanovka (Tambov, Russia)
BOX-FOLDER 65/32 Exterior view of the home
14.0 x 27.3 cm. (21.8 x 33.7 cm. with mat)
Verso bears inscriptions, first by Sophie Satin, reads "The house in Ivanovka, Tambov [Russia], where Rachmaninoff & his family lived in 1902-1917"; the other identifies the house and the dates during which it was occupied by SR and his family.
BOX-FOLDER 65/33 Exterior view of the home, March 1973
10.1 x 17.5 cm.
Verso bears an inscription that reads "Construction of a replica of the wing [of the house] in which S. V. Rachmaninoff lived."
BOX-FOLDER 65/34 Exterior views of the home
2 prints: print "A" (in which four women are visible), 8.4 x 11.7 cm. ; print "B," 8.6 x 11.9 cm.
Verso of both prints bear stamps reading "Ivanovka," and dated 1973; stamps reading "From the collection of N. [Nikolaĭ] A. Nikiforov"; identification written in the hand of Nikiforov, of the photographs' subjects.
BOX-FOLDER 65/35 Exterior views of the property
3 prints: print "A," 12.2 x 17.1 cm. ; print "B," 16.7 x .8 x 13.5 cm. ; Print "C," 23.6 x 16.7 cm.
Print "A" contains a view of the estate's fields.
Print "B" depicts an "old maple tree" at Ivanovka, 1969; its verso bears inscriptions that identify the photographs' subject and location.
Print "C" depicts "one of the linden trees at ‘Oneg.'"
BOX-FOLDER 65/36 Obelisk at the site of the house ("Oneg") where SR was born
3 prints of the same subject: "print "A," 15.7 x 11.0 cm. ; print "B," 10.1 x 17.4 cm. ; print "C," 9.6 x 14.9 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/37 Views of Tambov
3 prints: print "A," 16.7 x 22.7 cm. ; print "B," 16.7 x 23.0 cm. ; print "C," 16.7 x 22.7 cm.
Print "A" depicts a "Corner of ‘Oneg' and its surroundings; in the distance, the river Volkhov."
Print "B" depicts a "View of the Kreml' (=fortress) from across the river Volkhov. In the foreground is the Sofiĭskiĭ Cathedral and its bell tower."
Print "C," depicts a two-story white building; a handwritten inscription that appears on its verso and presumably identifies the photograph's subject, has unfortunately been obscured; only the date "March 1973" is legible.
BOX-FOLDER 65/38 Piano at the house (now the House-Museum) where SR lived at Ivanovka
17.2 x 11.7 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 67/1 Scrapbook of forty photographs documenting the opening day of the Ivanovka House-Museum at Tambov, Russia, 26 May 1968
Compiled by N. Emel'ianova, whose handwritten dedication to Sophie Satin appears on the verso of the scrapbook's front cover.
Includes a brief typed history of Ivanovka.
Laid in: two additional photographs (identified on their verso); and two Soviet customs forms, from 1968, completed by Emel'ianova (a resident of the USSR) in order to send the scrapbook to Satin (in the USA)
BOX-FOLDER 67/2 Scrapbook of thirty-four photographs of the region of Oneg, SR's birthplace
Compiled by Tamara Samonova and Alekseĭ Vorob'ëv.
BOX-FOLDER 65/39 Scrapbook of ten photographs of the region of Oneg
Compiled by N. Emel'ianova.
Cover page reads "Piešimo sąsiuvinis" (=sketchbook (Lithuanian))
First page bears a reproduction of a woodcut of SR (by Dmitriev) and bears an inscription that reads "Sergei Vasil'evich Rachmaninoff. Later years."
BOX 65-66, 69 Senar (Hertenstein, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/40 Exterior view of house
12.1 x 16.4 cm. (19.7 x 22.8 cm. with mat)
BOX-FOLDER 65/41 Exterior views of house
5 separate prints: Folder "A" contains 2 prints, both 8.5 x 13.0 cm.; Folder "B" contains 3 small prints (two black-and-white, one color, 5.5 x 10.0 cm.)
BOX-FOLDER 69/13 Exterior view of house
16.3 x 22.3 cm. (29.0 x 35.7 cm. with mat)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 69/14 Exterior view of house, garden and lake
15.7 x 22.0 cm (29.2 x 35.7 cm with mat)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/42 Exterior views: garden
11 prints in 5 folders; the first 4 folders contain 2 prints each; the fifth folder contains 3, each 8.5 x 13.0 cm. (with the exception of the final photograph in the fifth folder, which measures 5.9 x 9.0 cm.)
BOX-FOLDER 65/43 Exterior views: Lake Lucerne, view towards mountain
5 prints in 2 folders: folder "A" contains 2 prints; folder "B" contains 3 prints (two black-and-white, one color); the largest and smallest of these photographs (both held within Folder "A") measure 8.1 x 13.6 cm. and 5.3 x 8.3 cm., respectively
BOX-FOLDER 65/44 Exterior views: Construction of house
3 prints in 2 folders: Folder "A" contains 2 prints, 8.4 x 13.5 cm.; Folder "B"contains 1 print, 8.0 x 14.0 cm.
First two prints contain inscriptions in the hand of SR, in Russian, that appear on the photographs' recto sides.
BOX-FOLDER 66/27 Exterior view of garden
16.9 x 22.9 cm., affixed to heavy paper base ( 28.0 x 34.6 cm.)
Photographer: H. Friebel (Sursee, Switzerland)
BOX-FOLDER 65/45 Interior views
4 photographs housed in 2 folders; each 8.5 x 13.0 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/46 Interior view of dining room
11.8 x 15.5 cm.
Photographer: Blau.
BOX-FOLDER 65/47 Interior views, with piano
2 separate photographs: print "A," matted, 11.7 x 15.4 cm. (19.0 x 21.8 cm. with mat) ; print "B," unmated, 8.6 x 13.0 cm.
Print "B" verso bears an inscription by Sophie Satin identifying the location of the photograph as "SR's studio."
BOX-FOLDER 65/48 Interior views of house: SR's piano
2 separate photographs: print "A," 13.0 x 8.5 cm. ; print "B," 11.7 x 7.8 cm.
BOX 65 Los Angeles (Beverly Hills), California
BOX-FOLDER 65/49 SR's home in Beverly Hills, front views, 1965
2 color photographs ; each 7.9 x 11.8 cm.
Verso of each bears inscriptions that read "610 Elm St. / Beverly Hills, Calif. / September 1965."
BOX-FOLDER 65/50 SR's home in Beverly Hills, back view, 1942
11.8 x 18.5 cm.
Verso bears inscriptions by Sophie Satin identifying the location of the photograph as SR's home on Elm Street in Beverly Hills; inscription also reads "The back entrance of the house in 1942 where / Rachmaninoff passed away next [i.e. the following] spring."
BOX-FOLDER 65/51 Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral of Her Icon, "Rescuer of the Perishing," Los Angeles, California
2 prints: postcard image (8.7 x 13.8 cm.) ; photograph (7.2 x 10.8 cm.)
Inscriptions on both photographs identify its location as well as indicating that this church was the site of SR's funeral in March 1943.
BOX 65 Events
BOX-FOLDER 65/52 Exhibit in honor of SR at the Moscow Conservatory, 1942
2 photographs: print "A," 16.3 x 11.5 cm. ; print "B," 11.5 x 16.3 cm.
Print "A" depicts a group photograph (including SR, M. Slonov and others, in the summer of 1893) hanging on wall above a display case containing published musical scores of SR's works.
Print "B" depicts photographs of SR and publications in a display case. Includes pages bearing typed captions, in English, identifying each of these two photographs, as well as photoreproductions of these.
Includes a clipping by Jacob Chernukhin titled "With the Enemy at the Gates. Moscow Holds Rachmaninoff Exhibition," from The Musician, October, 1942 describing the event.
BOX-FOLDER 65/53 Exhibit (unidentified location) dedicated to SR, mirror belonging to NR
13.4 x 9.8 cm.
Verso bears inscriptions in Russian: one reads "a corner of our museum" ; the other, by Sophie Satin, reads "this mirror [belonged to] N. A. Rakhmaninova" [NR]
BOX-FOLDER 65/54 "Rachmaninoff Day," Ivanovka, 6 June 1971
2 prints portraying musicians that performed at an outdoor park at Ivanovka for an event held in honor of SR.
Photographer: IUriĭ Nikolaevich Ishin.
BOX-FOLDER 65/55 Dedication of a plaque (a bas-relief of SR in profile) on SR's Moscow home (where he lived 1905-1917), 26 March 1966
3 photographs, each 17.3 x 11.6 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 65/56 Dedication of a plaque (a bas-relief of SR in profile) on SR's Moscow home where he lived from 1905-1917, 26 March 1966
22.8 x 16.9 cm.
Depicts officials standing under the plaque, which bears an inscription in Russian that reads "In this house, between 1905 and 1917, the great Russian composer Sergei Vasil'evich Rachmaninoff lived and worked."
Verso bears inscriptions by Sophie Satin and Irina Wolkonsky (?) identifying the sculptors of the plaque (N. I. Nian-Gol'dman and architect V. Uliashev) and the officials portrayed (M. [Mikhaĭl Ivanovich] CHulaki, [Artistic] Director, Bol'shoĭ Teatr; [a representative for] the Director of the Moscow Conservatory; the Secretary of the Composers' Union, [Georgiĭ Vasil'evich Sviridov]; and I. S. [Ivan Semënovich] Kozlovskiĭ)
Includes a printed invitation to the event, bearing an engraved image of SR.
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