S. P. (Sylvester Phelps) Hodgson sketchbooks, 1856-1878

Hodgson, S. P. (Sylvester Phelps), b. 1830 d. 1906

Collection size: 4 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Biographical data sheet, handwritten copy of his obituary, and two sketchbooks which also contain a few watercolor sketches, as well as a draft of an article entitled "Thoughts on the Effects of Light and Shade as influenced by the atmosphere, showing a rule by which you may know how to manage detail in distance," Feb. 1856.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.

The lender, H.T. Hodgson acquired the papers through inheritance.

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