George Cope papers, 1878-1929

Cope, George, b. 1855 d. 1929
Active in West Chester, Pa.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Invitations to viewings of Cope's paintings; requests for loans of his works; cancelled checks; three drawings which probably related to a canvas stretching device and the patent he received for the invention; newspaper clippings; photographs of Cope, including one of Cope with his teacher Herman Herzog; and a list of Cope's paintings compiled by the Chester County Historical Society.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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  • Microfilm reel 4018 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Chester County Historical Society.
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