"Declaration by Men of Many Races" Print

Item Name: 
"Declaration by Men of Many Races" Print
Inventory Number: 
2016.1005.2.0.29
Category: 
Art, Drawings / Prints
Ethnicity: 
American
Condition: 
Poor
Size: 
35" x 24"
Printed copy of "The Unanimous Declaration by Men of Many Races in the United States of America." Declared in Philadelphia in 1918 by a group of delegates of many ethnicities wanting fair treatment in the US. Torn into two pieces.

Print of "March North Atlantic"

Item Name: 
Print of "March North Atlantic"
Inventory Number: 
2016.1005.1.0.28
Category: 
Art, Drawings / Prints
Ethnicity: 
American
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
25" x 19"
Glossy color print of "March North Atlantic" by Frederick Judd Waugh, an American maritime artist. Depicts waves crashing on a rocky shore.

Chinese Tree Watercolor

Item Name: 
Chinese Tree Watercolor
Inventory Number: 
2016.1001.2.0.13
Category: 
Art, Paintings
Ethnicity: 
Chinese
Condition: 
Fair
Size: 
46" x 14"
Watercolor on paper of a large tree and hut with mountains rising behind. Includes Chinese characters. Paper it is mounted on is torn in several places.

"Principia Mathematica," Isaac Newton

Item Name: 
"Principia Mathematica," Isaac Newton
Inventory Number: 
2016.1011.2.0.88
Category: 
Book
Maker: 
Isaac Newton, Robert MacLehose
Ethnicity: 
English
Condition: 
Excellent
Size: 
10" x 7.5" x 2"
Brown leather bound 1871 copy of "Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica" by Isaac Newton. In Latin, this is the third edition of the work which Newton authored in 1726. Reprinted and published by Robert and James MacLehose of Glasgow in 1871.

Recognition Plaque to Chancellor Fitzgerald

Item Name: 
Recognition Plaque to Chancellor Fitzgerald
Inventory Number: 
2016.1005.1.1955.27
Category: 
Art, Drawings / Prints
Maker: 
M.T. Van Ordstrand
Ethnicity: 
American
Acquisition Year: 
May 11, 1955
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
20" x 16"
Framed artwork dated May 1955 given by the 18 Nationality Room committees in existence to University of Pittsburgh's Chancellor Rufus Fitzgerald to recognize his ten years of leadership. Artist Van Ordstrand used original designs from every room to represent each committee.

Nationality Rooms Dedication Statement

Item Name: 
Nationality Rooms Dedication Statement
Inventory Number: 
2016.1016.1.1937.17
Category: 
Other
Ethnicity: 
American
Acquisition Year: 
1937
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
24" x 12"
Framed document stating the mission of the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh made June 4, 1937, the year before the first rooms were dedicated. Included are original signatures of chairpersons of the original 17 Nationality Room Committees as well as university officals' signatures like John Gabbert Bowman, Chancellor, and Ruth Crawford Mitchell, first Director of the Nationality Rooms Program.

"Running for Shelter" by C. Lodder

Item Name: 
"Running for Shelter" by C. Lodder
Inventory Number: 
2016.1001.2.0.12
Category: 
Art, Paintings
Maker: 
Charles Arthur Lodder
Ethnicity: 
Scottish
Condition: 
Fair
Size: 
17" x 14" framed, panel size 9" x 5.25"
Oil painting on wood of sailboat in a stormy harbor. Artist is Charles Arthur Lodder, active until 1884 in Largs, Scotland. Titled "Running for Shelter." Wood is split horizontally at bottom of painting, in large, somewhat damaged frame.

Indian Room Brick Sample

Item Name: 
Indian Room Brick Sample
Inventory Number: 
2016.1016.2000.16
Category: 
Other
Maker: 
Powell & Minnock Brick Works, Inc.
Ethnicity: 
Indian
Acquisition Year: 
2000
Condition: 
Excellent
Size: 
25" x 14"
Sample of 15 bricks set in mortar made in preparation for the Indian Nationality Room, dedicated 2000. In wooden frame.

Slovak Ritual Pillow Cover

Item Name: 
Slovak Ritual Pillow Cover
Inventory Number: 
2016.1007.2.2015.35
Category: 
Art, Fabric (woven)
Ethnicity: 
Czechoslovak
Acquisition Year: 
2015
Condition: 
Good
Size: 
76" x 54"
IHS monogram in center, in blue and red. Sixteen floral urns, floral border, finished with hem stitching and lace, fabric is linen, cross stitch embroidery. Placed on the bridal bed's pillows upon the wedding day. Approximate age: 75 + years old.

English Room Plans by Klimcheck

Item Name: 
English Room Plans by Klimcheck
Inventory Number: 
2016.1005.2.1958.26
Category: 
Art, Drawings / Prints
Maker: 
Albert Klimcheck, Univ. Architect
Ethnicity: 
American
Acquisition Year: 
1950-1958
Condition: 
Fair
These are six elevations and blueprints from a larger box of proposed English Nationality Room drawings and prints. Albert Klimcheck was the University of Pittsburgh architect from 1933. These six pages are: Plans and Elevations (superceded) 1950, 15" x 10.5"; Floor & Ceiling Plans cyanotype (in two pieces) 1951 32" x 20"; Floor and Ceiling Plans 1951 20.5" x 14.5"; Seating Arrangement 1951? 15" x 10.5"; English Room Furniture 1954 27" x 21"; Proposed Arrangement for Seals in the Windows 1958 21" x 21"
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