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William Henry Huntington papers, 1883

Huntington, William Henry, b. 1820 d. 1885
Active in Paris, France

Collection size: 46 p. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: List of the items making up Huntington's gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, including 2 letters to the director, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, about their shipping, and including some personal remarks.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collector of Americana; Paris, France.

Lent 1974 by New York Historical Society.

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