Maria von Matthiessen wikihow


Photographic prints depicting Country and Western musicians. Many of the photographs are humorous, whimsical, or even surrealistic.

Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents

Photographs (paper, silver gelatin, matted) of country and Western musicians from the portfolio and book, "Songs from the Hills."


Biographical / Historical

Biographical / Historical

Edwin Acevedo served as printer for the photographer in the 1980s until his death from cancer. His brother, Gil Acevedo, printed for Ms. von Matthiessen afterward.


Processing information

Collection is unprocessed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection donated by Maria von Matthiessen, date unknown.

Digital content

Using the Collection

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Artist retains copyright.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at [email protected] or 202-633-3270.

Preferred Citation

Maria von Matthiessen Photoprints, ca 1990-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the artist in memory of Edwin and Gilbert Acevedo, and several private donors.


Repository Contact

Archives Center, National Museum of American History

P.O. Box 37012

Suite 1100, MRC 601

Washington, D.C. 20013-7012

[email protected]