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Colman, Samuel 1832-1920

Overview
Works: 75 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 764 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Short stories  Poetry  Ghost stories  Juvenile works  Horror tales  Fantasy fiction  Travel writing  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS2066, 817.24
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Most widely held works by Samuel Colman
Nature's harmonic unity; a treatise on its relation to proportional form by Samuel Colman( Book )

9 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballads of New England by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )

2 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proportional form; futher studies in the science of beauty, being supplemental to those set forth in "Nature's harmonic unity," by Samuel Colman( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonic proportion and form in nature, art, and architecture by Samuel Colman( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on the laws governing proportional form in both nature and the arts and sciences, this well-illustrated volume amply demonstrates how a design's geometrical construction can captivate both the eye and the mind. Flowers, shells, and other natural organisms appear here, along with artistic creations, in a mathematical study of the similarity of their constructive principles. These principles, in turn, are the fundamental elements by which nature creates harmony. The author, Samuel Colman (1832-1920), was a prominent member of the Hudson River School of painters (""Storm King on the Hu
Poets and etchers( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow( Book )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romantic landscapes of Samuel Colman : at Kennedy Galleries, September 20 to October 14, 1983 by Samuel Colman( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woman's handiwork in modern homes by Burton Harrison( Book )

1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of the artists; American artist life comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists, preceded by an historical account of the rise & progress of art in America by Henry T Tuckerman( Book )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuckerman's book provides biographical information on many 18th and 19th century American artists; photographs of several are included
Samuel Colman 1832-1920 : paintings and drawings by Samuel Colman( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cypress Trees of Point Lobos, California by Samuel Colman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Smillie family papers by Smillie family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

28 black and white photographs, 1860-1906, and one printed invitation to an event held at James D. Smillie's home in 1894. Photographs are of Smillie's home in Montrose, Pa., with 7 interior views and 3 exterior views. The remaining 18 photographs are of J. D. Smillie, and his family. [Captions that appear with photos (typed sheets) come from either the back or the front of the photos, in most cases. Additional information was provided by Brucie Witthoft.]
Samuel Colman papers by Samuel Colman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

15 letters to his sister Mela, his brother-in-law Emerson Howard, and other family, dated 1855-1861, also one undated letter and one written in 1901 to Kate, and an undated letter of a descendant. In Colman's letters from France, he writes of life there, and expresses sentiments for the family. Colman also writes of George H. Boughton, with whom he shared a studio and rooms. In addition there 16 drawings and sketches, probably the work of several persons, and "The Death Song of a Cherokee Indian," written by William Colman in 1809
Ships of the plains by Samuel Colman( Visual )

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

"Oil, 48" x 96 1/4". The Union League Club, New York, New York"--Catalog
Snowy Summit of Mount Ixtacihuatl, "The White Maiden" by Samuel Colman( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent by Washington Irving( Book )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of miscellaneous sketches, short stories, and essays, many of them humorous; includes such favorites as Rip Van Winkle, The Spectre bridegroom, and The legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Alexander Jackson Davis( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Photographs of paintings]( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Folders contains photographs and information sheets related to paintings signed or attributed to artists whose most active years fall between 1875 and 1900. Information may include the title of work, owner, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Nature's harmonic unity by Samuel Colman( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A publication by The New-York etching club with catalogue of etching proofs exhibited at the National Academy of Design, New-York, February 1891 by New York Etching Club( )

1 edition published in 1891 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains original etchings by Frederick Steuart Church, Charles A. Platt, William Langson Lathrop, Carlton T. Chapman, and Samuel Colman
 
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Harmonic proportion and form in nature, art, and architecture
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Harmonic proportion and form in nature, art, and architecture