WorldCat Identities

Ball, Thomas 1819-1911

Overview
Works: 57 works in 81 publications in 1 language and 382 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Archives  History  Portraits  Microtonal music 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NB237.B3, 730.924
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Most widely held works by Thomas Ball
My threescore years and ten : an autobiography by Thomas Ball( Book )

7 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln standing above crouched slave wearing manacles]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1875 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Ball guestbook by Thomas Ball( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A guestbook/scrapbook with signatures, poems, sketches, musical notations of European and American artists, writers, poets, musicians, and other dignataries who visited Thomas Ball's studio or villa in Florence, Italy, Montclair, New Jersey, New York City and Boston from 1874-1932. Among the many prominent signers are Ralph Waldo Emerson, Richard Wagner, Henry Longfellow, Franz Liszt, Christina Rossetti. An introduction by the lender states that some insertions from earlier correspondence were added to the book; also later insertions from musicians visiting the family in Santa Barbara were added
Edward Everett by James Wallace Black( Visual )

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

Subject: Three-quarter-length seated portrait of Edward Everett
by Thomas Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Seven autograph letters signed to C.H. Hayward (1863 Mar. 12), F.U. Lincoln (1883 Sept. 10), H.E. Bowser (1883 Sept. 23 and 25), P.T. Barnum (1883 May 19), David B. Sickles (1896 Dec. 15), and Mrs. Benjamin F. Brown (1902 Feb. 3)
Mildred Couper papers by Mildred Couper( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Santa Barbara-based composer Mildred Couper an early proponent of quarter-tone music. The collection includes musical scores, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence (including correspondence with her Husband Richard Couper and grandfather Thomas Ball), personal writings, financial documents, concert programs, recordings and other documents
[Equestrian statue of Washington by Thomas Ball] by James Wallace Black( Visual )

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

Subject: Full-size casting model for the bronze statue of George Washington in the Public Garden, Boston, Mass
[Lexington Monument Association membership certificate] by Asa Coolidge Warren( Visual )

1 edition published in 1861 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Subject: The monument, which was designed by Hammatt Billings with Thomas Ball as sculptor and Gridley James Fox Bryant as architect, and a depiction of the Battle of Lexington below the certification information
Statue of "David" from the clay model by Thomas Ball [back view] by Fratelli Alinari( Visual )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph of Thomas Ball's clay model of David showing the back view
[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 1850 and 1875. Information may include the title of work, owner, additional provenance, date, dimensions, and medium. Most photographs are black-and-white and of professional quality
Price list of statuary by Thomas Ball( )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prices for statues, busts, and medalions
Washington Monument by Gordon Dean( Visual )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Photograph caption dated November 10, 1964 reads "Washington Monument - Court of Liberty in Forest Lawn - Hollywood Hills will be the site of the fifth annual Sacred Torch Ceremony co-sponsored by veterans' organizations. Washington Monument dominates the court."
Emancipation Proclamation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1875 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln standing over crouched slave wearing shackles on his arms
Statue of G. Washington by Thomas Ball by Eliza Chickering Couper( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Subject: Thomas Ball's statue of George Washington, presumably taken in Ball's studio, his two grandsons, Thomas Ball Couper and Richard Hamilton Couper, seated on the plinth of the 15-foot clay model
Thomas Ball letters by Thomas Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters written by sculptor Thomas Ball to Otis Norcross regarding statues of John A. Andrew and Charles Sumner at the State House and in the Boston Public Garden, 1869-82. Letters discuss statue proportions and placements, and include a few sketches. Collection also includes letters from members of the Sumner Statue Committee including Hon. Alexander H. Rice; and Ball's contract for the Sumner statue
Letter to an unidentified doctor by Thomas Ball( )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ball returns some photographs with his thanks for the loan of them
Sheet music by Thomas Ball( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Words and music for two songs, "The Hazel and the blue," and "Matinadi." With Ball's "Ode" to Boston College, pub. 1904
Proceedings at the inauguration of the statue of Daniel Webster, erected in Central Park, New York, July fourth, 1876 by Gordon W Burnham( Book )

2 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Ball letter to Stilson Hutchins by Thomas Ball( )

1 edition published in 1888 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In addition, Ball writes, "I only regret that we are too late to submit my design to Mr. Corcoran, the old friend of Mr. Webster, and of Art. I think he would have been pleased with it." In closing, Ball expresses hope "to have Congress make an appropriation for it. They do such things some times, and for less worthy objects."
American sculptors : scrapbook of reproductions( Book )

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

 
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Alternative Names
Thomas Ball

Thomas Ball Amerikaans zanger

Thomas Ball artista americano

Thomas Ball artista estadounidense

Thomas Ball sculpteur américain

Thomas Ball US-amerikanischer Bildhauer

Томас Болл

توماس بال خواننده و مجسمه‌ساز آمریکایی

Languages
English (58)