Henry Gilpin papers, 1853-1854

Gilpin, Henry D. (Henry Dilworth), b. 1801 d. 1860
Arts administrator
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 2 partial microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Letters and journals written during Gilpin's European tour, 1853-1854, describing his tour, visits to museums and art collections, and purchases of art works.

Biographical/Historical Note: President of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Lent for microfilming by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1991, as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

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