Lawrence Kearny sketchbook, 1817-1818

Kearny, Lawrence, b. 1789 d. 1868
Military officer
Active in New York, N.Y.; Norfolk, Va.

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Sketchbook includes views of places along the Atlantic coast, ships, forts and specimens of natural history.

Biographical/Historical Note: Naval officer commandant; Norfolk, Va. and New York City.

Microfilmed 1956 by the Archives of American Art with other art-related papers in the Manuscript Division of the New York Public Library. Included in the microfilming project were selected papers of the Art Division and the Prints Division.

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