West Elliot Blain research material on Swedish artists, 1755-1958

Blain, West Elliot
Collector
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 99 items.

Collection Summary: Research material about Swedish artists Gustavus Hesselius (1682-1755) and Adolph Ulric Wertmuller (1751-1811), including Blain's correspondence and notes, photocopies of their wills, and photographs of their work; and clippings and brochures, some relating to Emanuel Swedenborg and Old Swedes Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Transferred 1979 by the National Collection of Fine Arts to the Archives of American Art.

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