WorldCat Identities

Ball, Thomas 1819-1911

Overview
Works: 51 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 351 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  Portraits  Records and correspondence  Archives  History 
Classifications: NB237.B3, 730.924
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Thomas Ball Publications about Thomas Ball
Publications by  Thomas Ball Publications by Thomas Ball
posthumous Publications by Thomas Ball, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Thomas Ball
My threescore years and ten : an autobiography by Thomas Ball ( Book )
5 editions published between 1891 and 2014 in English and held by 8 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
Sheet music by Thomas Ball ( Book )
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
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
William Blackstone, 1884 by Zaccaria ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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
Price list of statuary by Thomas Ball ( Book )
1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Prices for statues, busts, and medalions
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
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
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
[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
Danl. Webster by S.W. Chandler & Bro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1854 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: Oval bust-length portrait of Daniel Webster. He wears a dark jacket and a light shirt and bowtie. He has heavily lidded eyes which gaze upward
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."
Edward Everett by J.H. Bufford & Co ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Subject: A portrait of Edward Everett
[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
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
[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
William Couper papers by William Couper ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The William Couper papers span the years 1872 to 1971 with the bulk of the material dated 1872 to 1942, and measure 0.9 linear feet. They consist of letters, photographs, and printed material that document William Couper's career as a sculptor. Letters are from Couper and his wife to his parents, and to his brother John, discussing family matters, his art training, his travels, and his work in New York. There are also several letters from his father-in-law, sculptor Thomas Ball. An index of the letters and transcripts of approximately 70 of the letters were prepared by Couper's nephew Monroe Couper and are filed within the collection
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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Languages
English (48)