Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Band concert] 1 drawing on cream cardboard : watercolor, gouache over black pastel crayon sketch ; sheet 28.2 x 19.1 cm. | England, London. As Wuerth described, "View in the Park, the Bandstand surrounded by a crowd of people, in the background, the embankment Gardens, Obelisk, and Waterloo, the river, St. Paul's and a few towers and chimneys under a light sky. Colors, green, black, white,...
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Olympia 1 drawing on paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 42.8 x 55.3 cm. | Greece, Olympia. View from above of remains of columns and walls of a large temple complex with bushy trees throughout, mountains across large plain in background.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1913
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Laon 1 drawing on cream paper : pen and ink, pencil, gouache ; 35.7 x 29.3 cm. | France, Laon. Portrait of Elizabeth Robins Pennell and Helen J. Robins sitting on park bench under leafy tree, cathedral in distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1893
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Arles, Church of San Trophine [sic], the cloisters 1 drawing on white paper : watercolor, pencil ; sheet 36.1 x 48.8 cm. | France, Arles. As Wuerth described, "View of the Cloisters, Church of San Trophine [sic] in Arles. Colors, black, green, brown, violet, cream, yellow and orange on white paper."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1888
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Armenian convent 1 drawing on cream paper : Russian chalk ; sheet 24.5 x 29.5 cm. | Italy, Venice. View across water, lone gondola in foreground, diagonal row of pilings leading to sailboat on left, thin horizon of buildings of San Lazzaro beyond, all under blackened sky.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Palace at night 1 drawing on blue paper : Russian chalk ; sheet 25.2 x 35.5 cm. | Italy, Venice. Almost black view across water, buildings and lights seen in distance lightly reflected in water, all under a clouded sky.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1905
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The flying locomotive 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 40.5 x 53.4 cm. | Drawing shows a view across locomotive shop floor, groups of workmen near various locomotives in various states of construction, one of them suspended from above by giant hooks, lit by rays of light coming through skylight above.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1917
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Submarines in drydock 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 40.1 x 53 cm. | Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. View from above of a number of submarines under construction in a type of lock, cables and planks extending out to them, workmen all around, scaffolding and materials also visible. In harbor beyond are other warships.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1917
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The gun pit: no. 1. 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 53.4 x 40.7 cm. | Drawing shows a view from inside a huge building where a large gun hangs from a crane over a flatcar on a track running out the door, workers stand around, outside is another train, rising beyond is a large ore crane.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1917
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [The gold moon] 1 drawing on blue-gray paper : pastel ; sheet 25.1 x 35.2 cm. | Italy, Venice. As described in Wuerth, "View from the Redentore, foreground heavily shaded, on opposite shore the Salute and other buildings in heavy gray mass against a brilliant rose and gold sunset sky and to the right a gold crescent moon. Colors, black, blue-gray, rose, yellow, cream, gray and orange,...
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Looking up Broad Street from Spruce Street] 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 54.1 x 41.2 cm. | Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Looking up Broad Street toward City Hall, statue of William Penn visible atop, sidewalks teeming with activity.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1912
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Excursion pier] 1 drawing on blue-gray paper : pastel ; sheet 25.2 x 35.5 cm. | Italy, Venice. As described in Wuerth, "Gray day on the Canal, excursion pier in foreground, sail boats and large steamer on opposite side, Customs House and part of Salute to right. Colors, gray, green, black, rose, brown, red, yellow, pink and white, on bluish gray paper."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Mist and steam 1 drawing on bluish-gray paper : watercolor, gouache ; sheet 22.7 x 30.5 cm. | New York City. As Wuerth described, "View of skyscrapers from river which loom up over the wharves in a hazy atmosphere. Colors, blue, black, brown, yellow, red, pink, green and white on gray paper." [Small boats, tugs puffing smoke along river.]
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Bethlehem Steel Works] 1 drawing on cream paper : watercolor, wash, gouache ; sheet 35.3 x 47.8 cm. | Pennsylvania, Bethlehem. As Wuerth described, "Watercolor in sepia brown, white and gray, on buff paper. Signed May '81." [View across river to relatively small steel operation, various smokestacks, one blowing fire, smoky sky above, hills beyond.]
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1881
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Searchlights over Charing Cross, London 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon. | England, London. Night view over rooftops with searchlights glaring in all directions, giving church tower in far right a ghostly glow.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1914
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [The Parthenon, from the gateway] 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 42.7 x 55.1 cm. | Greece, Athens. View looking up rocky hill toward the Parthenon, with the Erechtheum and its caryatids visible to left.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1913
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Paestum, evening] 1 drawing on cream paper : lithographic crayon ; sheet 42.7 x 55 cm. | Italy, Paestum. View of the Doric columns and pediment of the Temple of Hera II at Paestum, Temple of Hera I partially visble in left distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1913
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Outside Venice] 1 drawing on blue-gray paper : pastel ; sheet 25.4 x 35.5 cm. | Italy, Venice. As Wuerth described, "View of the vast Lagoon, outside Venice, under heavily clouded sky. Colors, gray, brown, black, violet, blue, rose, orange, lavender, and white on bluish gray paper." [Large black gondola in center foreground, other vessels behind.]
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1901
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [London over Waterloo Bridge] 1 drawing on bluish gray paper with dark blue fibers : pastel ; sheet 25.3 x 35.6 cm. | England, London. As Wuerth described, "View of the City over Waterloo Bridge, the river and trees on embankment in foreground, bright sunny day. Colors, red, orange, green, blue, violet, purple, black, gray, brown, yellow, cream, on bluish gray paper."
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1880
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Cornwall and Devon, St. Michel's Mount 1 drawing on cream paper : pen and ink ; sheet 25.4 x 35.5 cm. | England. View down on valley with tree-lined roads criss-crossing through it, with single mount topped by castle beyond, small town surrounding the base of it, cloudy sky in distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1892
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Venetian canal] 1 drawing on gray paper with black fibers : pastel crayons ; sheet 31.8 x 23.7 cm. | Italy, Venice. View down narrow canal with moored gondolas, figures on sidewalks to either side, pointed bell tower in distance.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1909
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    One Hundred and Tenth Street 1 drawing on brown paper : colored crayon over pencil sketch ; sheet 32.1 x 25.4 cm. | New York City. View looking down from under the elevated at street below, scribbled figures on sidewalks, horse and carriages on street, yellow trolley crossing halfway down.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The lights of the Empire 1 drawing on gray paper with black fibers : ink wash, heightened with white ; sheet 35.1 x 25.1 cm. | England, London. View across a crowded street corner filled with people dressed in evening clothes, horse-and carriages in street, with the lit-up Empire theater on far side of street.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Thirty-Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue] 1 drawing on brown paper : colored crayons over pencil sketch ; sheet 29.3 x 23.1 cm. | New York City. Diagonal view down Fifth Avenue, large green carriage on street and far sidewalk crowded with scribbled figures, past bank building to large red presence of the old Waldorf Astoria Hotel, onion domes, antennas above.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1904
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Flatiron Building from Fifth Avenue and Twenty-Seventh Street] 1 drawing on dark brown paper : colored crayons, pencil ; sheet 29.3 x 23.2 cm. | New York City. View down broad avenue past scribbled figures on sidewalks and carriages in street to Flatiron Building on left, just past stand of leafy trees.
    • Contributor: Pennell, Joseph
    • Date: 1904