William Walcutt papers, 1852-1882

Walcutt, William, b. 1819 d. 1882
Painter, Sculptor, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.

Collection Summary: A handwritten journal regarding his voyage from New York City to London, England, in 1852 (with a transcription by David Walcutt) and a notebook containing notes made during the voyage; a sketchbook, ca. 1853, containing pen and ink and pencil sketches of European monuments, buildings, bridges, and street scenes; and ten letters, 1878-1880, from Walcutt in New York City to his sons Macy and Henry. There are also photocopies including one of Walcutt's death certificate, and a clipping from a Columbus, Oh. newspaper regarding Walcutt's memorial for William Elmore Ide (d. 1873).

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor and painter; New York, N.Y.

Donated 1998 by David Walcutt, William Walcutt's great-great grandson.

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