Roswell Morse Shurtleff papers, 1862-1871 and [undated]

Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, b. 1838 d. 1915
Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in N.Y.; N.H.

Collection size: 14 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Art works, letter, and photographs.

REEL 3472: A letter from Shurtleff to Charles Lang Freer, March 2, [n.y.], thanking him "for the check and the kind words of commendation of my work. I shall hope to be represented in your future exhibitions...." Also included is a snapshot of a painting by Shurtleff owned by George Russel, Detroit, Michigan.

REEL 1872: Six sketchbooks; three watercolors; two pencil sketches; and a photograph of a painting by Shurtleff.

Biographical/Historical Note: Landscape painter; New York City and Adirondacks, N.Y.

Material on reel 3472 donated 1978 by George Russel, an American ar collector. Material on reel 1872 donated 1980 by George R. Teale, who inherited the material from his family.

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