James Cameron letters, 1843-1876

Cameron, James, b. 1816?
Landscape painter, Portrait painter
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 140 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Letters to Cameron's mother and wife; 37 letters from wood engraver, landscape and genre painter Thomas B. Ashton, 1846-1850; and 5 letters from sculptor Joseph Mozier, 1846-1847.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait and landscape painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Scotland ca. 1816. Worked in Indianapolis, Ind. prior to 1849, later settled in Philadelphia.

Microfilmed with other art-related papers from Mills College Library, July 1981.

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