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Henry Inman letter, 1841 Jan. 25

Inman, Henry, b. 1801 d. 1846
Painter
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A letter to "My dear friend and pupil," January 25, 1841, telling of the death of his father-in-law. Inman tells his pupil he will not be able to give his usual lesson due to the funeral, and gives an at-home assignment instead.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait, miniature and landscape painter, and teacher; New York City. Inman was instrumental in the founding of the National Academy of Design, and was its Vice-President from 1826-1831.

Donated 1960 by Lawrence A. Fleischman.

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