Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Park Benjamin collection of international cityscape and landscape views, 1590- 1900, bulk 1795-1850

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 6485753 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Benjamin, Park, 1849-1922
Title Park Benjamin collection of international cityscape and landscape views, 1590- 1900, bulk 1795-1850
Physical Description 3 document boxes; 3 print boxes
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is arranged as follows. Box 1: Views of London; Box 2: Views of England; Box 3: Views of Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Austria, the Balkans, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Africa, Holy Land, Turkey, South America, Caribbean, Mexico, United States, Micronesia and China; Boxes 4-6: miscellaneous oversize views.

Description

Summary

This collection contains predominantly early 19th-century prints of architecture, cityscapes, and landscapes, with some ethnographic views, in the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and other selected countries. The majority of images are from published sources and are uncolored. Nearly all the prints are titled and most include artist, printer, and/or publisher information. Many noted printmakers are represented in this collection, most of whom were British.

General Note

Prints similar in subject matter, genre, and date may also be found in the American, English, and European architecture study prints, circa 1714-1965 (bulk 1725-1875) collection also held in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Library

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

Preferred Citation

Park Benjamin collection of international cityscape and landscape views. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Processing Information

Drawings Processed AvR 02/01/08.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Etchings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lithographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- England -- London -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Austria -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Belgium -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brazil -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chile -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
China -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cuba -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Egypt -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
England -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ethiopia -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
France -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Germany -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greece -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hungary -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Italy -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jamaica -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mexico -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Micronesia -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Netherlands -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Palestine -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portugal -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Puerto Rico -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scotland -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
South Africa -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Switzerland -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Syria -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tunisia -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Turkey -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wales -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
West Indies -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID