James Hamilton letters, 1861-1867

Hamilton, James, b. 1819 d. 1878
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in San Francisco, Calif.; Pa.,

Collection size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two letters to "Mr. MacKenzie," one regarding a landscape painting by Hamilton "in the Academy."

Biographical/Historical Note: Marine and landscape painter; Belfast, Ireland and Philadelphia, Pa. Moved to Philadelphia in 1834.

Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

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