Minutes of the New-York gallery of the fine arts records, 1844-1858

New York Gallery of the Fine Arts

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

Collection Summary: Contains abbreviated record, 28 p., of the meetings of an association formed to purchase art collection of Luman Reed with intention of forming a permanent art museum, The New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. In 1858 the association was dissolved and the art collection transferred to the New York Historical Society. Also included are 4 additional loose pages of minutes, and a New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts Life Membership card for F.B. Elliot.

Lent for microfilming 1981 by the National Academy of Design.

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