George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]

Catlin, George, b. 1796 d. 1872
Painter

Collection size: 19 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Donated 1976 by Judith Catlin, relationship to George Catlin is not known.

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