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Guide to the Stanford Mosaic Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0817
    Creator: Salviati & Co.
    Title: Stanford mosaic collection
    Dates: circa 1900-1913
    Physical Description: 5 Linear feet (5 boxes plus one oversize item)
    Summary: Collection pertains to the design for mosaics to be installed in the Stanford Memorial Church and includes original oil paintings and watercolors; hand colored photographs of designs; photographs of design paintings and of the finished mosaics in the Church; and a workbook "Prezzo del lavoro Stanford" documenting the cost of the work on the mosaics. Many of the original paintings in the collection were executed by Antonio Paoletti. Some of the pieces in the collection document work rejected by Jane L. Stanford, including a design for the Church's facade.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    This collection was purchased by Stanford University in 2005.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Stanford Mosaic Collection (SC0817). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The mosaics in the Memorial Church at Stanford University were designed and installed by the Venetian studio of Antonio Salviati & Company.

    Description of the Collection

    Collection pertains to the design for mosaics to be installed in the Stanford Memorial Church and includes original oil paintings and watercolors; hand colored photographs of designs; photographs of design paintings and of the finished mosaics in the Church; and a workbook "Prezzo del lavoro Stanford" documenting the cost of the work on the mosaics. Many of the original paintings in the collection were executed by Antonio Paoletti. Some of the pieces in the collection document work rejected by Jane L. Stanford, including a design for the Church's facade.

    Access Terms

    Paoletti, Antonio.
    Salviati & Co.
    Stanford University. Memorial Church
    Mosaics.