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The Canning collection of papers concerning John Trumbull, 1799, 1818, 1901

The Canning collection of papers concerning John Trumbull, 1799, 1818, 1901

Canning, Tony

Collector

Collection Information

Size: 4 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Papers regarding painter John Trumball collected by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning, including: a bound volume entitled "Biographical Sketch of John Trumbull, 1756-1843," by Henry A. Smith, 1901, dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Bartlett; a letter to the Bartletts from Henry Smith, December 23, 1901; a letter to John Trumbull from John Langdon, member of Congress, and signer of the constitution, June 1, 1799; and a letter from John Trumbull to his wife, November 30, 1818.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Trumball was a patriot and painter of revolutionary war subjects, also portrait painter of prominent figures of the period.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Canning.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 3796 available at the Archives of American Art offfices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.