Durrie, George Henry,
Landscape painter, Portrait painter
New Haven, Conn.
Collection size: 1 item (on 1 partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: A typed copy of George H. Durrie's diary, January 1, 1845 to July 1, 1846. The diary consists of 548 entries written while Durrie was in Hartford, Connecticut, and Richmond, Virginia. He writes about his everyday activities, the people with whom he associates, his thoughts on daily events, etc. This copy was made by Whitlock's, Inc., New Haven, Connecticut in 1938.
Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Connecticut. Durrie is best known for his rural winter scenes.
Donated 1956 by Mary Bartlett Cowdrey. Cowdrey wrote the introduction of George Durrie's exhibition catalog 1947 at the Wadsworth Atheneum.
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