WorldCat Identities

Ward, John Quincy Adams 1830-1910

Overview
Works: 100 works in 115 publications in 2 languages and 697 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Catalogs  Portraits  History  Slides 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: NB237.W2, 730.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Quincy Adams Ward
John Quincy Adams Ward, dean of American sculpture : with a catalogue raisonné by Lewis I Sharp( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unveiling of the equestrian statue of General Philip H. Sheridan, Capitol park, Albany, New York, October 7, 1916 by New York (State)( Book )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare. Ward's statue in the Central Park, New York( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orations, odes, etc. commemorating the dedication of Ward's statue of Shakespeare
Reminiscent sketch of a boyhood friend by John Quincy Adams Ward( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorial addresses delivered before the Century Association, November 5, 1910 by John Quincy Adams Ward( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Williams Anthony papers by Alfred Williams Anthony( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, autographs, biographical data, and miscellany collected by Anthony about 19th century artists
Album file( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The albums fall into three main categories: portraits, geographic locations, and subjects. Portraits make up the bulk of the file, including family albums, class albums, and albums depicting celebrities and government officials. Significant holdings include family albums depicting the Canoune family from 1892-1929, and the Robert Ludlow Fowler family from 1917-1951. Another significant group is a set of nine albums that had belonged to the Countess Magri, the former Mrs. Tom Thumb, which feature many well-known personalities of the 19th century. Other portrait albums document firemen, and specific Civil War regiments
[Statue of Shakespeare, Central Park, N.Y.] by John Parker Davis( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Quincy Adams Ward, 1830-1910 papers by John Quincy Adams Ward( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, bills, receipts, contracts, sketches, scrapbooks, and photographs mostly relating to Ward's career as a sculptor, 1854-1910; correspondents include Erastus Dow Palmer, William D. Howells, Paul Bartlett, and Henry K. Brown. There are also genealogical materials on the Ward family and correspondence of Rachel Ward, 1906-33, concerning her husband's career and exhibits of his works
John Quincy Adams Ward papers by John Quincy Adams Ward( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1857-1915. The collection contains correspondence related to Ward's work as a sculptor, some contracts with groups who commissioned statues from him, invoices from photographers, bronze casters, etc., and miscellaneous printed ephemera. The correspondence includes letters from sculptors, architects, public officials, craftsmen, individuals interested in ordering exhibitions or monuments, including two widows commissioning busts of their late husbands, members of art and sculpture societies, and some friends, although all of the correspondence is work-related. Correspondents include Herbert Adams, Thomas Gold Appleton, Karl Bitter, Gutzon Borglum, Daniel Chester French, Robert Underwood Johnson, Thomas Addison Richards, Edward Clark Potter, Alexander E. Orr, R.S. Chilton, National Sculpture Society, New York City Department of Parks, National Academy of Design, Paul Dana, F. Wellington Ruckstull, National Arts Club, Charles N. Thomas, and C.A. Heber. The letters deal with his activities in connection with statues in New York City, particularly the Brooklyn Soldiers and Sailors monument; statuary in the Library of Congress; the St. Louis Exposition; the World's Columbian Exposition; the Henry Ward Beecher statue in Brooklyn - these papers include two small sketches of the statue, Beecher's measurements, and a telegram announcing his death and asking for instructions about taking a death mask; the South Carolina Interstate and West Indian Exposition; the Washington statue for Newburyport (Mass.); and other professional activities. There are also letters from Robert Cushing, written from Carrara and other places in Italy in 1869, describing his experiences supervising the execution into marble of one of Ward's large groups, then being done by Tommaso Gagliardi of Carrara. Printed ephemera mostly relates to artistic organizations, but includes a 1909 price list for carriages and passenger wagons issued by Studebaker Bros. A few letters to Ward's widow discuss biographical data and acknowledge gifts of his sculptures
American Academy in Rome records by American Academy in Rome( )

in Multiple languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Rome office records consist of records of staff and personal papers. Records of staff include the office files of Directors H. Siddons Mowbray, George Breck, Jesse Benedict Carter, Gorham Phillips Stevens, James Monroe Hewlett, Chester H. Aldrich, Amey Aldrich [Acting Director, very briefly, perhaps unofficially], Charles R. Morey, and Laurance P. Roberts; and records of two members of the School of Fine Arts faculty, Frank P. Fairbanks, Professor of Fine Arts, and Felix Lamond, Professor of Music. Also surviving are the personal papers of Director Gorham Phillips Stevens consisting of correspondence, financial records, and documentation of professional and charitable activities
[Albumen prints from photographs in First annual report of the Board of Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks, for the year ending May 1, 1871]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"5 albumen prints from photographs of park scenes and statuary. 3 collotypes from photographs of park scenery. The printing company is unidentified, George Rockwood did the photographs and at this time purchased the Rye patent rights in the United States."--Hanson Collection catalog, p. 39
New York, N.Y., to Messrs. Schell and Bradley of Harper & Brothers by John Quincy Adams Ward( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning articles on his work, mainly the Henry Ward Beecher monument
Scrapbook of mounted clippings by John Quincy Adams Ward( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An American sculptor by George William Sheldon( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

George Washington by Henry Kirke Brown( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Photographs of sculpture]( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Folders contains photographs and information sheets related to sculptures signed or attributed to artists. Information may include the title of work, owner, medium, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Indian Hunter by John Quincy Adams Ward( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

American sculptors scrapbook of reproductions( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The times and friends of the hermit David Orrin Steinberger by Fern Ioula Bauer( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An narrative of the life of David Orrin Steinberger, also known as the "Hermit of Mad River," along with the lives of his friends, the sculptor John Quincy Adams Ward, the Reverend Professor Ezra Keller, and publishers Isaac K. Funk and Adam W. Wagnalls
 
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Alternative Names
John Quincy Adams Ward

Ward, J. Q. A.

Ward, J. Q. A. 1830-1910

Ward, J. Q. A. (John Quincy Adams), 1830-1910

Уорд, Джон Квинси Адамс

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