Selected art related documents from the Woodhouse collection, [1817-1843 and undated]

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, est. 1824
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Collection Summary: An invitation to William Meredith for the eighth annual exhibition of the Artists' Fund Society "Private View," Apr. 3, 1843; circular letters, March 13, 1834 and October, 1834, concerning the finances of the Pennsylvania Academy and the durability of the members. The first letter is signed by Joseph Hopkinson and the second by William Strickland, Henry Inman, Charles Graff, Cephas G. Childs, J. K. Kane, and Nathan Dunn. Also, correspondence between David Hosack and William Meredith, Jan. 12 and 18, 1817, about Thomas Sully's portrait of Gouverneur Morris; and a letter to Nicholas Biddle from Rembrandt Peale, concerning a portrait of Mr. Dennie and a copy for Biddle, with a note by Biddle at the bottom of the page.

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

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