Almira Throop Dwight album, 1841-1866

Dwight, Almira Throop
Painter
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: "Ladies" album containing: poetry and sentiments from friends and relatives as well as several engravings, a sketch, two calling cards, and a lock of hair. Among the family members who signed are: G[eorge] A[ddison] Throop, Eliza Throop, and James A. Throop. Most of the entries indicate that they were written in Preston (Chenango Co.), N.Y. or in the surrounding towns.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Throops were a family of artists from central New York state.

This album passed down through the Throop family to Mrs. Olive Cole Smith, granddaughter of the painter Deborah Goldsmith Throop (Mrs. George Addison Throop). Jean Lipman subsequently acquired it in the course of doing research on Goldsmith Throop and gave it to the Archives of American Art.

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