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Box 12

Johnston Family Archive Items - Miscellaneous


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Box 12 Folder 1 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). Panacea Mania; engraving. (25 x 32 ½ cm). No date.

Engraving based on the painting of the same name featuring two hucksters wearing top hat and tails selling medicines to a crowd of sick people lined up behind them to the right; on the wall is a “List of Cures”; various remarks appear in balloons above the crowd. Note on bottom indicates “Drawn & Engd by Geobolibus Crackfardi FRSA&MD” with a quote from Shakespeare’s As You Like It. See image in Box 11 Folder 3.10.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 2 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Drawing for Panacea Mania]; pencil and ink. (20 x 34 cm). No date.

Pencil sketch with some ink of “Panacea Mania” with image of two hucksters and a crowd of people surrounding with various illnesses and ailments; central in the image is a woman with a thin dog. See image in Box 11 Folder 3.10.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 3 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Man peering over a fence at dog reading sign]; engraving. (16 ½ x 13 ½ cm). No date.
 
Image of a dog on the ground looking up reading a sign which reads “Notice the gamekeeper has ordered to shoot all dogs found in this inclosure”; behind the fence is a man with a top hat and a gun looking down at the dog.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 4 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Trade Card for D.C. Johnston (the nephew)]; colored engraving. (5 ½ x 9 cm). No date.

Trade Card featuring a fallen tree in the foreground and a volcano in the background exploding with top hats; the branches of the tree are bent to say “D.C. Johnston Hatter Under St. Charles Hotel”; engraving is colored over in red. Note D.C. Johnston was the nephew of the artist. See related drawing Box 12 Folder 5.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 5 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Trade Card for D.C. Johnston (the nephew)]; watercolor. (5 ½ x 9 cm). No date.

Trade Card featuring a fallen tree in the foreground and a volcano in the background exploding with top hats; the branches of the tree are bent to say “D.C. Johnston Hatter Under St. Charles Hotel” in reverse. Note: image is the same, in reverse of Folder 4, the printed trade card. See related drawing Box 12 Folder 4.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 6 Unknown artist. [Bare tree]; lithograph. (30 x 20 cm). No date.

Lithograph of a bare tree with a signature or phrase in Latin written to the left; image is backed on a piece of early sheet music, possibly choir music.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 7 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Trade Card for D.C. Johnston]; engraving. (5 ½ x 9 cm). No date.

Card with a circular image featuring men with logs over their shoulders; behind them is a waterfall and trees; fallen tree in the foreground says “Tremont Row Boston” in its branches; circular border says “Designs for Plates Wood Cuts” “Executed by D.C. Johnston” Note: two copies.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 8 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) after George Cruikshank. Adventura de los Batanes; engraving. (17 ½ x 11 ½ cm). No date.

A man in full armor, Dox Quixote, with spear and shield atop a horse riding right looking behind him; to his left is a heavyset short man, Pancho Sanchez, laughing with another horse behind him. “G. Cruikshank del’ appears in lower left and “D.C. Johnston sc.” in lower right. Pencil on top reads “Lam. II” “T.I. p. 115.”

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 9 Unknown artist. [Portrait of a man on a chair]; pencil. Image: (8 x 6 cm) mounted on paper: (10 x 7 ½ cm). No date.

 Image of man with a moustache on a chair facing left; his arms crossed across his chest.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 10 Unknown artist. [A seated man in front of a gravestone writing]; pencil. (7 x 9 cm). No date.

Image of a man with glasses, a coat with tails and top hat writing on his lap. In front of him is a gravestone and fence; sketch of a face on reverse.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 11 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Mob of people holding back a man in armor]; pen and ink. (14 ½ x 12 ½ cm). No date.

A man in full armor with a sword raised and a man in a hat speared; in front of him is a stage with a castle; the castle is partially crumbling and an actor is still performing; behind are numerous men obviously upset trying to hold him back. Note: image is similar to the one in Box 12 Folder 12.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 12 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Mob of people holding back a man in armor]; pen and ink. (14 ½ x 11 ½ cm). No date.

A man in full armor with a sword raise and a man in a hat speared; in front of him is a stage with a castle; the castle is partially crumbling and an actor is still performing; behind are numerous men obviously upset trying to hold him back. Note: image is similar to the one in Box 12 Folder 11.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 13 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). Aplauso de D. Quijote en Barcelona; engraving. (16 x 12 cm). No date.

Mob of people reaching towards man, Don Quixote, on horseback with a sign on his back reading “Estes D. Quixote de la Mancha”; in the background are people looking out windows. On the bottom is written “Drawn & etched by D.C. Johnston”

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 14 Unknown artist. Hudson River; watercolor. (19 ½ x 29 cm). No date.

Bank of the Hudson river; in the foreground are numerous trees and rocks; on the river are steam and sail boats; to the right is a picket fence; on the horizon soaring birds.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 15 Unknown artist. [River with boats]; watercolor. (19 x 29 cm). No date.

View of a river, possibly the Hudson; in the foreground to the left is a bank with trees with brown leaves; on the river are numerous sailboats; in the center is a canoe with two people fishing. To the right is a small building on the bank; in the distance are birds in the sky.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 16 Unknown artist. [Greyhounds running]; pencil. (11 x 13 cm). Jan. 1864.

Image of two greyhounds running in the grass to the right. Note: several sketches are on the reverse.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 17 Unknown artist. [Dogs running]; pencil. (10 x 14 ½ cm). Jan. 1864.

Image of two dogs, possibly hunting dogs, running to the right; dog in front is spotted.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 18 Unknown artist. [Ruins on the water]; pen, ink and wash. (6 ½ x 9 ½ cm). No date.

Image of ruins, possibly of a castle, on a body of water; in the distance in the center is a mountain; on the water is a sailboat.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 19 Unknown artist. [Sketch of horse in yoke]; charcoal. (24 x 31 cm). No date.

Sketch of a horse in a yoke pulling towards the left; additional unfinished sketch to the right of a horse vertical.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 20 Unknown artist. [Home interior with paintings on the wall]; watercolor. (34.5 x 25.5 cm). No date.

Interior of a home with a chair to the left and a chaise to the right with a large red pillow; on the wall are numerous pieces of artwork including a portrait and several landscapes; the windows bordering the scene are dressed with curtains.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 21 Johnston, Sarah J. F. (1850-1925). [Two girls sitting on a stoop reading]; charcoal. Image: (26 ½ x 17 cm) mounted on blue paper: (31 ½ x 20 cm). No date.

Image of two girls sitting on a stoop reading from an open book; the girls are facing right; one of the girls is wearing a shawl and a white cap and the other is wearing a white shirt. Initials on back “S.J.F.J". See also Box 18 Folder 11.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 22 Unknown artist. [Landscape with trees and water]; charcoal. (18 x 26 cm). No date.

Image of a body of water reflecting numerous trees; trees on the shore to the right; in the distance the sun is low on the horizon.

 


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Box 12 Folder 23 [Hamilton, J.?] [Seated woman on a stone terrace looking up at the moon]; watercolor. (20 x 17 cm). No date.

Image of a seated woman in a gown looking up at the full moon; in the distance is a body of water and tall dark trees; the woman is sitting on a stone enclosure with walls.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 24 Unknown artist. Passage of the Delaware in Dec. 25 1776; pen. (13 x 31 ½ cm). No date.

Illustrated passage from the “Memoir by Gen Wilkinson Chap 2”. Images decorating the borders are of the River Delaware, Trenton, General Washington in uniform and Colonel Knox in uniform.

 


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Box 12 Folder 25 Unknown artist. [Head of a woman above water]; watercolor. (7 x 13 ½ cm). No date.

Image of the head of a woman with full lips and eyes averted right over a body of water; the woman has long flowing purple hair which takes up much of the scene.

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 26 Mason, John. [Troops in battle]; pen and ink. Irregular shape: (11 x 18 ½ cm). No date.

Image of uniformed troops being led up an incline in battle; some have fallen. In the distance to the right are additional troops; to the left are men with bayonets and cannons firing.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 27 Unknown artist. [Two images glued to cardstock]; cyanotype and photograph. (24 x 12 cm). No date.

Two images glued to a green piece of paper; the first image (5 ½ x 8 cm) is a cyanotype and features a landscape with numerous trees and a road in the distance as well as a pole and power lines. The second image (5 ½ x 8 ½ cm) is a photograph and features numerous religious items including several crucifixes, a Madonna, portraits and an open book on a desk. See also Box 12 Folder 28.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 28 Unknown artist. [Two images glued to cardstock]; cyanotype and photograph. (24 x 14 ½ cm). No date.

Two images glued to a green piece of paper; the first image (6 x 8 ½ cm) is a photograph and features a landscape with numerous trees and a road in the distance as well as a pole and power lines. The second image (6 x 9 cm) is a cyanotype and features numerous religious items including several crucifixes, a Madonna, portraits and an open book on a desk with a lamp. See also Box 12 Folder 27.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 29 Unknown artist. [Various photographs]; photograph. Photograph 1: (11 x 16 cm) glued to cardstock: (24 x 13.5 cm). Photograph 2: (5 x 4.5 cm) glued to cardstock: (24 x 8.5 cm). Photograph 3 (3 images) glued on cardstock: (24 x 14.5 cm) No date.

Various photographic images torn and glued to pieces of cardstock. Images on Photograph 1 are of a man looking through a window, two people walking, a landscape with stairs and a person holding a child in an arched doorway. Photograph 2 is a bust portrait of a person in hat and collared shirt looking right, illegible signature beneath [possibly Sarah J. F. Johnston (1850-1925)?]; Photograph 3 has three glued photographs, one of a young boy carrying a child facing left; one bust portrait of a woman with a high collar facing right and one bust portrait of a man with a coat and moustache facing right.

 

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 30 Unknown artist. [Pamphlet for Golden Jubilee]; photograph and letterpress. Booklet: (17 ½ x 13 ½ cm) mounted on green paper: (24 x 16 cm). 1895. 

Booklet with front image featuring an archbishop and dates 1845 and 1895; interior lists the “Golden Jubilette of Archbishop Williams May 17, 1895” and schedule of events.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 31 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865) attributed. [Portrait of William Emmons b. 1792 ]; watercolor. (9 x 6 ½ cm). No date.

Watercolor bust portrait of William Emmons facing right; he has sideburns and long hair and is wearing a white collared shirt and coat; there are brush testings to the right. Also included is the pamphlet An Oration and Poem Delivered July 4, 1826 by William Emmons. See Box 8 Folder 40 of Johnston Family Collection for additional relevant image.

 

 

 


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Box 12 Folder 32 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Acrostic]; mansucript. (21 x 13 cm). Feb. 9 1826.

A manuscript acrostic poem for Mary P. Murphy sister of Sarah Murphy whom David Claypoole Johnston married in 1830; on the reverse is a piece on “Sensibility.” Additional Johnston Family papers in the manuscript collection; record available here.

 


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Box 12 Folder 33 Johnston, David Claypoole (1799-1865). [Illustration for Guy Mannering]; photograph: (21 x 17 ½ cm) mounted on cardstock: (27 x 23 cm). No date.

Photograph of an illustration “Dominic Sampson and Meg Merrilies – Guy Mannering Vol. 2 cha 13” with an image of a woman grabbing a man seated on a stool, his hat and cane are on the stone floor. See additional images in Box 11 Folder 3.3 and Box 8 Folder 6.

 

 


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