Society of Painters in Water Colors records, 1850-1855

Society of Painters in Water Colors

Collection size: 2 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Constitution and minutes of meetings, and a printed announcement.

REEL 801: Constitution and minutes of meetings from the society's inception, October 30, 1850 to September 26, 1855. Some of the members were: Henry P. Beckwith, Alfred Jones, John Halpin, John M. Falconer, Charles Parsons, Samuel V. Hunt and James Glasgow.

REEL 3472: Printed announcement of the opening of the fourth season of the Society's school.

Biographical/Historical Note: Professional society; New York City. Also called Society for the Promotion of Painting in Water Colors.

Lent 1974 by the New York Historical Society.

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