Thomas Moran papers, 1870-1940

Moran, Thomas, b. 1837 d. 1926
Painter, Etcher, Landscape painter
Active in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Collection size: 5 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: Correspondence; photographs; documents; articles and clippings. Much of this material was compiled by Moran's family after he died. Information on Moran's painting of Western mountain scenes and several admiring letters from John Ruskin. Also included is information about Moran's wife, Mary Nimmo Moran, a recognized painter.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, landscape painter, etcher; Santa Barbara, Calif. Painted large majestic landscapes of the Far West and the Grand Canyon.

Lent for microfilming 1963 by East Hampton Free Library.

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