Augusta Barker papers, 1875-1887

Barker, Augusta, b. 1803 d. 1887

Collection size: 3 items (on 2 fr. of microfilm)

Collection Summary: Letter from Augusta Barker, to Mr. Cope, June 28, 1875, about an original portrait of George Washington painted by her father, Rembrandt Peale, postscript added by Emily C. Jacobs, purchaser of the painting; biography of Augusta Barker; and "In Memoriam", a typescript of Barker's obituary, July 8, 1887 (?), Northampton, Mass.

Biographical/Historical Note: Augusta Barker was the daughter of Rembrandt Peale.

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

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