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Exhibition checklist: "Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750 – Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection"

At the Heart of Progress: Coal, Iron, and Steam since 1750
Industrial Imagery from the John P. Eckblad Collection

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Prints and Drawings Galleries
January 22 – March 21, 2010

Organized and circulated by the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with funding provided by the William Hayes Ackland Trust

Exhibition Checklist

All works are from the collection of John P. Eckblad of Paris, France and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dimensions are given with height before width.

1
George Perry (designer), British, 1718 - 1771; and Thomas Smith of Derby (designer), British d. 1767
François Vivares (engraver), British, 1709 - 1780
A View of the Upper Works at Coalbrook Dale, 1758
engraving
22 x 28 in.

2
George Robertson (designer), British, 1746[9?] – 1788
Wilson Lowry (engraver), British, 1762 - 1824
An Iron Work for Casting of Cannon, and a Boring Mill, Taken from the Madeley Side of the River Severn, Shropshire, 1788
engraving
22 x 28 in.

3
George Robertson (designer), British, 1746[9?] – 1788
Francis Chesham (engraver), British, 1749 - 1806
A View of the Mouth of a Coal Pit near Broseley, in Shropshire, 1788
engraving
22 x 28 in.

4
George Robertson (designer), British, 1746[9?] – 1788
James Fittler (engraver), British, 1758 - 1835
A View of Lincoln Hill, with the Iron Bridge in the Distance Taken from the Side of the river Severn, 1788
engraving
22 x 28 in.

5
George Robertson (designer), British, 1746[9?] – 1788
Wilson Lowry (engraver), British, 1762 - 1824
The Inside of a Smelting House at Broseley, Shropshire, 1788
engraving
22 x 28 in.

6
Philip James de Loutherbourg (designer), British, 1740 – 1812
William Pickett (etcher), British, 1792 - 1820
Iron Works, Colebrookdale, 1805, from The Romantic and Picturesque Scenery of England and Wales
aquatint, hand-colored
16 x 22 in.

7
Thomas H. Hair, British, 1810 - 1882
Garesfield Colliery, 1839, in The Mines of Durham and Northumbria, 1844
etching
14 x 18 in.
BOOK

8
Ignace François Bonhommé, French, 1809 - 1881
Coal Mines of Blanzy: The Lucie and Le Magny Group, 1857
lithograph in black and brown ink
26 x 34 in.

9
Ignace François Bonhommé, French, 1809 - 1881
Montceau-les-Mines, 1857
lithograph in black and brown ink
22 x 46 in.

10
Ignace François Bonhommé, French, 1809 - 1881
Coal Mines of Blanzy: the Montmaillot Mine Complex, 1857
lithograph in black and brown ink
26 x 34 in.

11
Joseph Pennell, American, 1875 - 1926
The Things that Tower: Collieries, 1909
etching
14 x 18 in.

12
Elizabeth Olds, American, 1896 - 1991
“Bootleg” Mine, Pennsylvania, 1937
lithograph
16 x 22 in.

13
Maxime Dethomas, French, 1867 - 1929
National Loan: 1920, 1920
color lithograph
60 x 40 in.

14
Dessirier, French, twentieth century
Coal: Wealth of the Nation, 1958
lithograph in black and yellow     ink
40 x 30 in.

15
Maud and Miska Petersham, American, 1890 - 1971 and 1888 - 1960
Inside a Coal Mine, in The Story Book of Coal, 1935
color lithographs (picture book, published by John C. Winston 1935)
8 x 7 7/8 in. page size
BOOK

16
German, twentieth century
Toy coal mine, 1950s?
color lithographs on steel
5 3/8 x 13 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.

17
Unknown, French, nineteenth century
View of the Beaujonc Coal Mine near Liège, 1812
engraving, hand-colored
16 x 22 in.

18
Raymond Mason, British, b. 1922
The Tragedy of Liévin, 1977
lithograph    
22 x 28 in.

19
Maximilien Luce, French, 1858 - 1941
Leaving the Pits
lithograph
16 x 22 in.

20
Jules Gustave Besson (1868, active 1896 - 1925)
In the Black Country (Au Pays Noir), 1898
color lithograph
28 x 22 in.

21
Eugène Carrière, French, 1849 - 1906
The Miner (Le Mineur), 1900
lithograph in two tones of gray ink
60 x 40 in.

22
Constantin Meunier, Belgian, 1831 - 1905
Miners, Borinage, from Les Temps nouveaux, 1898
lithograph
22 x 28 in.

23
Gustave Pierre, French, 1875 - 1939
Miners at rest, Underground, from Charbonnages d’Hensies-Pommeroeul, 1937
etching
22 x 28 in.

24
Gustave Pierre, French, 1875-1939
Miners Leaving Work, from Charbonnages d’Hensies-Pommeroeul, 1937
etching
22 x 28 in.

25
Henri-Gabriel Ibels, French, 1867 - 1936
Theater Program: “The Weavers”, 1892/3
color lithograph
proof before letters
14 x 18 in.

26
G. Lebart, French, active around 1900
Bernot Coal, 1895
color lithograph
30 x 40 in.

27
Anonymous, French
Factory view, ca. 1900
color lithograph
16 x 22 in.

28
Roger Casse, French, 1880 - 1944
The Factory, ca. 1930
color lithograph 
22 x 28 in.

29
James McBey, British, 1893 - 1959
Glassblowers, Murano, 1925
drypoint
11 x 14 in.

30
Louis Lozowick, American, 1892 - 1973
Edison Plant, 1929
lithograph
22 x 16 in.

31
Julius Tanzer, American, twentieth century
Harlem Coal Yard, 1936
lithograph
22 x 28 in.

32
Robert Martin, American, 1888 - 1971
Coal Pickers, 1940
lithograph 
14 x 18 in.

33
Anonymous, French
View of the foundry and Forges at Le Creusot, 1780s (printed after 1790)
etching
22 x 28 in.

34
André Gambey (designer), French, active 1873 - 1879
Le Creusot, 1873
photogravure from a painting
36 x 50 in.

35
Thomas Allom (designer), British, 1804 - 1872
James Sands (engraver), British, 1811 - 1841
Lymington Iron Works on the Tyne, 1832, from Durham and Northumberland Illustrated
engraving, hand-colored
11 x 14 in.

36
Jean Joseph Bonaventure Laurens, French, 1801 - 1890
Blast Furnaces in Pouzin, from Album du Chemin de Fer de Lyon à la Mediterranée. Cinquième Collection, 1871
lithograph
14 x 18 in.

37
Maximilien Luce, French, 1858 - 1941
Blast Furnace, Factories at Charleroi, 1898, from Pan
color lithograph
14 x 18 in.

38
Harry Sternberg, American, 1904 - 2001
Blast Furnace #1, 1937
etching
18 x 14 in.

39
James E. Allen, American, 1894 - 1964
Teeming Ingots, 1935
etching
22 x 16 in.

40
James Sharples, British, 1825 - 1893
The Forge, 1859
engraving, hand-colored
22 x 28 in.

41
George Clausen   1852 - 1944
The Great Hammer, 1917, from The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals ; Making Guns
lithograph
22 x 28 in.

42
P. Grosjean, French, twentieth century
Fabrication of Bar Steel
in Aciéries de Longwy, 1930
photogravure in red and black ink
BOOK

43
George Hawkins the younger, British, 1819 - 1852
Britannia Bridge, 1848
color lithograph
22 x 28 in.

44
Muirhead Bone, British, 1876 - 1953
A Shipyard Seen from a Big Crane, ca. 1917,
from The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals; Building Ships
lithograph
28 x 22 in.

45
Emile Beaulieu, American, active 1852 - 1865
Bridesburg Machine Works, 1856
color lithograph
26 x 34 in.

46
Tamagno, French
Peugeot , ca. 1920
color lithograph
65 x 50 in.

47
William Read, British, active 1820 - 1839
Drawing the Retorts, Brick Lane Gas Works, 1821
aquatint
approximately 11 x 14 in.

48
Gustave Doré, French, 1832 - 1882/3
Lambeth Gas Works, 1872 from London, a Pilgrimage
wood engraving
14 x 18 in.

49
Compagnie Française des papiers-monnaie,  French, active 1890s
J. and O. G. Pierson, Calendar for 1896, 1895
engraving
11 x 14 in.

50
Anonymous, French
Economize on Gaslight, 1917
color lithograph
28 x 22 in.

51
Hermann Raunheim (designer), German, worked in France, 1817 – 1895
Aumont and Leroux (H. Aumont and Alexandre Leroux) (lithographers), French, active 1849 - 1867
National Rubber company, Langlée Factory, 1850s
lithograph
22 x 28 in.

52
Henry Raleigh, American, 1880 - 1946
Bridgeport Barges
etching 
16 x 22 in.

53
John Cooke Bourne, British, 1814 – 1896
Berkhampstead, Herts. June 10th 1837 in Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, 1839
lithograph in black and gray ink
BOOK

54
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881 - 1962
Henschel Locomotive, South Africa, ca. 1953
etching and aquatint, printed in color
40 x 30 in.

55
C. R. W. Nevinson, British, 1889 - 1946
Making the Engine, 1917, from The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals; Building Aircraft
lithograph
28 x 22 in.

56
Frederick K. Detwiller, American, 1882 - 1953
The Spur, New York City, 1924
lithograph
28 x 22 in.

57
Henry Warren (designer), British, 1793 - 1879
George Greatbach (engraver), British, active 1850 - 1869
The Black Country (near Bilston)
engraving, hand-colored
11 x 14 in.

58
Camille Pissarro, French, 1831 - 1903
Factory at Pontoise, 1874
etching 
11 x 14 in.

59
Joseph Pennell, American, 1857 - 1926
The Great Stack, Sheffield, 1909
etching
16 x 22 in.

60
Henri Baptiste Lebasque, French, 1865 - 1937
Peace Loan (Emprunt de la Paix), 1918
color lithograph
33 x 47 in.

61
Cesar Klein, German, 1876 - 1954
The One Who Does not Work is his Children’s Gravedigger (Wer nicht Arbeitet is der Totengräber seiner Kinder), 1919
color lithograph
60 x 40 in.

62
E. M. Ashe, American, 1867 - 1941
After the Welcome Home, a Job, 1919
color lithograph 
34 x 47 in.

63
Jean Emile Laboureur, French, 1877 - 1943
The Factories, 1902
etching
14 x 18 in.

64
Maximilien Luce, French, 1858 - 1941
Rotterdam Harbor
, ca. 1908
etching 
26 x 22 in.

65
Herbert Lespinasse, American, worked in France, 1884 - 1972
Factories, 1914-16
woodcut 
14 x 18 in.

66
Théophile Steinlen, Swiss, 1859 - 1923
The Last Refuge of Liberty, 1894
lithograph
22 x 28 in.

67
Maurice Dumont, French, 1870 - 1899
Untitled, 1895, plate 4 from Surroundings of the City (Autour de la ville)
drypoint and aquatint
11 x 14 in.

68
Théophile Steinlen, Swiss, 1859 - 1923
The Black-Faces, (Les gueules noires), 1907
lithograph in black and brown ink
22 x 28 in.

69
Vitagraph company (publisher), American, 1897 - 1925
The Black Wall, 1910
color lithograph
60 x 40 in.

70
Edward Wadsworth, British, 1889 - 1949
Yorkshire, 1920
woodcut
11 x 14 in.

71
Harry Sternberg, American, 1904 - 2001
Enough, 1947
aquatint
28 x 22 in.

72
Jürg Kreienbühl, Swiss, b. 1932
The Campground of the Poor, 1981
lithograph
26 x 34 in.

73
Pascale Hémery, French, born 1965
Woman-Factory (La Femme-Usine), 1998
color linocut
18 x 14 in.

74
Jean-Baptiste Secheret, French, b. 1957
Mondeville, 1991
color monotype
36 x 50 in.

75
Gérard Trignac, French, born 1955
The Refinery, 1993 

etching, engraving, and drypoint
30 x 24 in.

76
Craig McPherson, American, b. 1948
Clairton, 1997
mezzotint on green paper
22 x 28 in.

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