Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21

Mayer, Frank Blackwell, b. 1827 d. 1899
Painter
Active in Baltimore, Md.

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letter from Mayer in Paris to Henry R. Schoolcraft in Washington, D.C. affirming his dedication to depicting the North American Indian in his paintings and thanking Schoolcraft for encouraging Mayer to pursue the subject.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, specialized in North American Indian subjects and colonial themes; Baltimore, Md.

Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

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