John Vanderlyn papers, [ca. 1796-1890]

Vanderlyn, John, b. 1775 d. 1852
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 2 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Family and business correspondence, including letters from Washington Allston, William Dunlap, Asher B. Durand, G.P.A. Healy, Charles B. King, Rubens Peale, and Thomas Sully.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; London, England and Paris, France.

The microfilm was purchased from the New York Historical Society, 1976, who filmed the papers at the Senate House Museum, Kingston, N.Y.

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