Joseph Tubby papers, 1851-1888

Tubby, Joseph, b. 1821 d. 1896
Painter
Active in N.Y.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Unstretched oil sketches; printed materials; photographs; correspondence; sketchbooks; and a book of watercolors.

REEL D9: Correspondence, undated and 1851-1888, with family members, and 2 letters from Jervis McEntee; 2 account books, undated and 1875-1879, containing sketches; 4 sketchbooks by Tubby, 1882, 1882-1884, 1887, and an undated sketchbook containing drawings from Kingston, New York; one book of watercolors entitled "Spring Song", by Lillie R. Hopkins, a relative of Tubby; and one clipping. Four miscellaneous notes and cards have not been filmed.

REEL 3832: Three photographs, one of Tubby and one each of his parents; a brochure, "Pictures from the Great Love-Mother's Book of Life"; and 7 unstretched oil sketches on canvas.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; Born in London. Moved to New York State. Was a painter of the Hudson River school.

Donated 1956-1958 by Miss Gertrude O. Tubby, daughter of Joseph Tubby.

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