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Printed material relating to Rembrandt Peale, 1830-1862

Peale, Rembrandt, b. 1778 d. 1860
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: Partial microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: Auction catalog, annotated, "Catalogue of Valuable Original Paintings by the late Rembrandt Peale, and Frederic E. Church, Peter F. Rothermel, and William E. Winner" for an auction at M. Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, Nov. 18, 1862; a pamphlet, ca. 1862, "Portrait of Washington" containing letters addressed to Peale as testimonials of Peale's "port-hole" portrait of Washington, painted in 1823; and two circulars, ca. 1830, announcing for public subscription new engravings, enlarged and altered, of the portrait.

Biographical/Historical Note: Rembrandt and Harriet Peale (née Cany) were painters; Philadelphia, Pa.

Lent for microfilming by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1955.

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