Jonathan Sturges papers, 1834-1866

Sturges, Jonathan, b. 1802 d. 1874
Art patron
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft.(on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: 6 letters to Dudley B. Fuller from his family, a friend, and Sturges concerning the Apollo Association's desire to have Danforth engrave Mount's "Undutiful Boys" and Danforth's inability to do so; 3 letters to Luman Reed, one from artist George W. Flagg detailing his impressions of Paris and art; and 2 receipt books, recording Sturges' payments for paintings, framing, subscriptions, taxes, and general household expenditures.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art patron; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1978 by Mrs. Frederick Sturges, wife of Jonathan Sturges' grandson.

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