Olyphant, Robert M., b. 1824 d. 1918
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 1 album (47 photographic prints) : b&w ; 20 1/2 x 16 inches.
Collection Summary: Photograph album presumably owned by Robert M. Olyphant, containing 47 installation views of the John Frederick Kensett Memorial Exhibition, National Academy of Design, March 24-29,.
Biographical/Historical Note: Robert M. Olyphant was a close friend and art patron of John Frederick Kensett, a leading landscape painter of the Hudson River School who worked extensively in New England and Colorado. Olyphant also served as executor of Kensett's estate.
Donated 1993 by David Olyphant, a descendent of Robert M. Olyphant. Although the album is unpublished, the donor believes several copies were made; circumstances of its production are unknown.
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