Rufus Porter writings, 1825-1846

Porter, Rufus, b. 1792 d. 1884
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Two essays by Porter, "A Select Collection of Valuable and Curious Arts and Interesting Experiments" and "Essays on Various Kinds of Painting by Rufus Porter, September 11, 1845-April 9, 1846," a compilation of articles for the magazine, SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.

Biographical/Historical Note: Scientist; New York, N.Y. Founded the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN in 1845.

Jean Lipman, the donor, is an art historian and is a frequent donor to AAA.

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