Charles A. Platt letter collection, [ca. 1887]

Platt, Charles A., b. 1861 d. 1933
Painter, Architect, Landscape architect
Active in New York, N.Y.; Cornish, N.H.

Collection size: 8 items

Collection Summary: Three letters to Charles A.Platt from acquaintences Francis Seymour Haden (June 3), Oliver Herford, and Abbott Handerson Thayer (April 20); one letter to Dennis M. Bunker, friend and colleague of Charles A. Platt, from Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Oct. 21); one letter from Bunker to Anne Page (August 1886); a Christmas card to Bunker's wife, Eleanor Hardy Bunker Platt. Other letters include a handwritten invitation to Eleanor Hardy from Lowffler and a letter from Charles F. McKim, colleague of Platt's, to Mary J. Lawrence (July 9).

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, architect, landscape designer; New York, N.Y. and Cornish, N.H.; b. 1861; d. 1933.

Donated 2004 by Charles A. Platt, grandson. The correspondence of Dennis Bunker was in the possession of Platt's widow, Eleanor Hardy Bunker prior to her marriage to Platt in 1893.

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