Artwork/Photography

"Himalayan Beauties" Print, c.1960

A hanging print labelled as "Hamalayan Beauties." There is writing on the back and on a paper underneath the print. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_31

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography

Ambrotype of President Charles Collins, c.1860

An ambrotype of Dickinson College President Charles Collins in a leather-bound, embossed case. Inside the case, the photograph is framed in a gold vignette, red cloth, and gold trim. The text on the gold frame reads “OUTTINGS PAT. JULY 4 & 1_ 1854” and “AMBROTYPE BY R. ADAMS”.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00796

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00335)

Subject: Photography, Ambrotype

Format: Artwork/Photography

Astrological Wall Hanging, c.1960

A copper astrological wall hanging with astrological symbols including hexagrams, zodiac signs, lotus petals, Montra, and Yama (the symbol of death). This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_03

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bookplate Engraving Block

Copper printing plate mounted to a wooden block for the personal bookplate of Flora Stichling Lynch.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00310

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00309 - AC 00311)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Bronze Statue of Buddha, c.1960

A bronze statue of Buddha seated in the Earth Witness pose. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_12

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Makra, c.1960

A bronze statue of Makra, possessing features of different animals, representing the reconciliation of opposites. There is an inscription around the base that reads "E.R. Miller" and the letters "N", "D", and "T". This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_18

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Makra, c.1960

A bronze state of Makra, possessing features of differents animals. This represents the reconciliation of opposites. Inscription on the bottom inludes, "E.B.Miller" and "N.S.D.T." This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_19

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Tara, c.1960

A bronze statue of Tara, the Buddhist female embodiment of compassion. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_13

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Tara, c.1960

A bronze statue of Tara, the Buddhist female embodiment of compassion. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_14

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Woman with Child, c.1960

A bronze statue of a woman with a child. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_23

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Bronze Statue of Yaksha, c.1960

A bronze statue of Yaksha, the protectors often found at the entrances to temples. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively. 

 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_24

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Copper Durga Plaque, c.1960

A copper Durga plaque. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_35

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous, Plaques/Trophies

Copper Printing Plates

Two copper printing plates of Denny Hall, one before the 1904 fire and one during the fire.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00309

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00310, AC 00311)

Subject: Denny Hall, Campus Buildings, Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Four Students, c.1855

Daguerreotype of four students from the class of 1857, including Jacob Stock and Gustavus Bird, in gold frame.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00324

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Samuel Cushman Caldwell, 1858

Daguerreotype of Samuel Cushman Caldwell, class of 1858, in carved black case with black velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00323

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Young Man

Oval daguerreotype of a young man in a black carved frame with red velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00322

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

Daguerreotype of Young Woman

Small oval daguerreotype of unidentified woman in a brown carved box with red velvet interior.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00325

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00326)

Subject: Photography, Daguerreotype

Format: Artwork/Photography

Doll of a Woman, c.1960

A wooden doll of a woman. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_43

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Drawing of a Man and Woman, c.1890

A framed drawing of a man and a woman walking down the street in Old Philadelphia. The text underneath the drawing reads "In Old Philadelphia". This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_16

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: drawing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the Scientific Society seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00317

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00318, AC 00319)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the poem "The Dreamer" by Professor Leon C. Prince (Class of 1898).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00318

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00317, AC 00319)

Subject: Engraving Blocks

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Blocks

Fifty-nine engraving blocks from "Fifty Printer's Marks" by Edwin Elliot Willoughby, Class of 1922.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00312

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Blocks

Twenty two engraving blocks from "Theophilus, the Battle Axe" by Charles C. Sellers. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00313

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

John Mitchell Mason Miniature Portrait

Miniature portrait in watercolor set in a gold frame, of Dickinson College President John Mitchell Mason.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00284

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Makra Idol, c.1960

A wooden Makra idol representing the reconciliation of opposites. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_36

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

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