Catlin, George, b. 1796 d. 1872
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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Also in the Archives
- George Catlin collection from the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art, 1840-1860
- George Catlin letter, [undated]
- George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Catlin, George