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Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

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The collection is arranged in 2 series.

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Series 1: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection , 1731-1918
226 Items
Box 1-5

"The History of Art in America as Told in a Remarkable Collection of Autograph Letters and Documents of Celebrated American Artists of the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century" is a collection of signatures of 18th, 19th, and 20th Century American artists on letters, receipts, an indenture, and exhibition announcements. Also found are twenty-six prints, most of which are portraits of artists.
The documents are arranged in rough alphabetical order and reflect Charles Henry Hart's original order.
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Ans-Bri, 1841-1900
Thomas Pollock Anshutz letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1891 May 20
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John James Audubon, New York (State) letter to Henry Meigs, New York, N.Y., 1844 February 07
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Thomas Ball letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1893 April 06
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Albert Bierstadt, New Bedford, Mass. letter to John Durand, New York, N.Y., 1838 December 07
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Edwin Howland Blashfield letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1900 March 05
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George Henry Boughton letter to unidentified recipient, 1884 February 26
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John Bunyon Bristol, New York, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1880 December 13
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Bro-Cla, 1754-1902
Henry Kirke Brown letter to John George Brown, 1872 January 22
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George Loring Brown, Worcester, Mass. letter to Henry Kirke Brown, Boston, Mass., 1839 August 21
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John Henri Isaac Browere, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, New York, N.Y., 1829 July 31
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Mather Brown letter to unidentified recipient, 1788
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F. B. (Francis Bicknell) Carpenter, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1844 April 11
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J. G. (John Gadsby) Chapman, Washington, D.C. letter to F. B. (Francis Bicknell) Carpenter, Philadelphia, Pa., 1840 January 09
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William Merritt Chase, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1901 February 07
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Howard Chandler Christy, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1902 January 02
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Frederic Edwin Church, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1865 March 31
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Payment from Mr. Thomas Wharton to James Claypoole, 1754 November 30
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Cof-Dan, 1775-1892
William A. (William Anderson) Coffin, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1888 November 22
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Thomas Cole, Catskill, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1847 May 05
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G. (George) Cooke, Raleigh, N.C. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1847 May 05
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John Singleton Copley letter to unidentified recipient, Florence, Italy, 1775 July 02
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John Singleton Copley letter to Ozias Humphry, 1775 July 02
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Portrait of J. S. Copley, R.A., circa 1832
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Kenyon Cox, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1891 May 21
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Christopher Pearse Cranch, Paris, France letter to James Stillman, New York, N.Y., 1855 October 20
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Thomas Crawford, Bordentown, N.J. letter to Robert E. Launitz, New York, N.Y., 1849 June 16
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Jasper Francis Cropsey, London, England letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1859 November 27
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Portrait of Thomas S. Cummings, N. A., 1844-1866
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Thomas Seir Cummings, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1847 October 11
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Charles Courtney Curran, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1892 April 18
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William Danforth, Kensington, England letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1832 April 27
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Dar-Eak, 1817-1912
Felix Octavius Carr Darley, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, Philadelphia, Pa., 1849 April 25
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Portrait of Felix Octavius Carr Darley by Henry Bryan Hall, circa 1900
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Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Boston, Mass. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1905 March 27
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Anson Dickinson, Albany, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1827 July 02
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Thomas Doughty, Boston, Mass. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1833 May 06
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Agreement for the purchase of Springland with Mr. [John] Dunlap, 1817 November 29
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William Dunlap, Norfolk, Va. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1819 December 24
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Portrait of William Dunlap, circa 1800s
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Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1803 February 16
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Portrait of Asher Brown Durand, circa 1800s
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Portrait of Asher Brown Durand by George Edward Perine, circa 1880
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Thomas Eakins, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1912 September 13
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Eas-Gra, 1807-1897
J. Eastman, Washington, D.C. letter to unidentified recipient, 1859 December 14
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Jacob Eicholtz, Lancaster, Pa. letter to Robert Lindsay, Philadelphia, Pa. , 1838 May 12
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Francis William Edmonds, Bronxville, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1857 August 15
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Charles Loring Elliott, Hoboken, N.J. letter to unidentified recipient, 1861 November 28
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John M. Falconer, Brooklyn, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1896 August 24
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Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1890 May 27
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Alvan Fisher, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient, 1852 March 25
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George Flagg, New Haven, Conn. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1838 August 24
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Jared B. (Jared Bradley) Flagg, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1897 April 21
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Charles Fraser, Charleston, S.C. letter to unidentified recipient, 1819 September 14
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George Fuller, Montgomery, Ala. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1858 March 11
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Robert Fulton, Montgomery, Ala. letter to David Morris, Pa., 1807 June 20
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Portrait of Robert Fulton, circa 1800s
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William Henry Furness, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to unidentified recipient, 1858 April 05
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Samuel Lancaster Gerry, Malden, Ma. letter to Asher B. Durand, 1853 March 13
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Sanford Robinson Gifford, Montreal, Canada letter to Richard William Hubbard, 1888 August 05
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James W. Glass, London, England letter to unidentified recipient , 1855 February 26
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Charles Grafly, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1894 January 29
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Henry Peters Gray, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1866 November 16
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Clifford P. Grayson, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1891 October 21
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Gre-Hun, 1828-1892
Horatio Greenough, Florence, Italy letter to unidentified recipient, 1837 October 03
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Richard S. (Richard Saltonstall) Greenough, New York, N.Y. letter to James Stillman, New York, N.Y., 1854 December 11
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John C. Grimes, Nashville, Tenn. letter to unidentified recipient, 1836 January 08
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Chester Harding, Baltimore, Md. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1828 May 30
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Joel Tanner Hart, Florence, Italy letter to Joshua Humphreys, Paris, France, 1851 July 20
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Thomas Alexander Harrison, Paris, France letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1892 June 12
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James McDougal Hart, Albany, N.Y. letter to John Durand, New York, N.Y., 1855 March 27
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Thomas Hovenden, Plymouth Meeting, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1890 December 26
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Richard William Hubbard letter to unidentified recipient, 1857 February 26
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W. Hunt letter to Benjamin Poore, Paris, France, 1846 April 18
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Portrait of Daniel P. Huntington, circa 1850-circa 1900
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Daniel Huntington, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, Rosewood, Pa., 1897 February 11
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Ing-Lin, 1793-1897
Charles Cromwell Ingham, New York, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1849 September 07
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George Inness letter to unidentified recipient, 1893 February 12
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Matthew Harris Jouett letter to Mr. Hart, New Orleans, La., 1819 December 10
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Nathaniel Jocelyn, New Haven, Conn. letter to John Trumbull, 1822 November 20
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Hugh Bolton Jones, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1891 May 23
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John Frederick Kensett, Newport, R.I. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1855 August 30
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Frederick W. Kost, Roshanak, R.I. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, New York, N.Y., 1893 October 23
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John Lewis Krimmel letter to Thomas Birch, Philadelphia, Pa., circa 1800-circa 1820
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George Cochran Lambdin, Germantown, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1886 December 26
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Francis Lathrop letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1897 December 11
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Thomas Bayley Lawson, Paris, France letter to Benjamin Poore, Lowell, Mass., 1845 November 04
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Thomas Le Clair, Buffalo, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1849 August 30
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Charles R. Leslie, London, England letter to Charles Bird King, Baltimore, Md., 1816 January 12
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Robert Leslie, London, England letter to Charles Willson Peale, Philadelphia, Pa., 1793 September 23
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George Linen, Bloomingdale, Ill. letter to unidentified recipient, 1874 January 02
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Charles Linford, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1888 May 17
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Low-Mig, 1810-1892
Will Hicok Low letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1891 June 08
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Frederick William MacMonnies, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart , circa 1800
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Peter Maverick, Newark, N.J. letter to William Woodward, Philadelphia, Pa., 1810 September 11
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Frank Blackwell Mayer, Baltimore, Md. letter to John Durand, New York, N.Y., 1861 October 06
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George W. (George Willoughby) Maynard, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, Pa., 1892 April 18
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Jervis McEntee, Rondout, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1855 October 25
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Larkin G. Mead, Jr., Brattleboro, Vt. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1860 February 22
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L. R. (Louis Remy) Mignot, New York, N.Y. letter to James Reid Lambdin, Philadelphia, Pa., 1857 December 31
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Mil-Mur, 1818-1918
Edward Miles, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to unidentified recipient, 1818 May 12
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Francis Davis Millet, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, circa 1880-circa 1911
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Clark Mills, Washington, D.C. letter to unidentified recipient, circa 1848-circa 1883
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Receipt of sale of studies and paintings by Louis Moeller to Thomas B. Clarke, 1891 December 31
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Louis Moeller, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, New York, N.Y., 1891 December 31
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Benjamin Moran, London, England letter to unidentified recipient, New York, N.Y., 1868 January 25
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Thomas Moran, East Hampton, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1883 October 01
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Subscription list to the Leslie Dinner [Morse, Samuel F.B.], 1833 August 01
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Portrait of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, circa 1840
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Homer Dodge Martin, St. Paul, Minn. letter to unidentified recipient, 1895 October 31
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John Ludlow Morton, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1842 May 12
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John Francis Murphy, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1918 December 03
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Nas-Rob, 1792-1917
Thomas Nast, Morristown, N.J. letter to unidentified recipient, 1843 December 24
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John Neagle letter to unidentified recipient, 1825 August 17
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Portrait of William Strickland by John Neagle, circa 1830
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Receipt for payment by William Hamilton Page to A. Westmutter, 1810 September 29
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William Page, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1875 June 28
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Erastus Dow Palmer, Albany, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1859 December 03
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Receipt for purchase by Thomas B. Clarke of the oil painting 'Winter Morning' from Walter L. Palmer, 1891 December 14
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Charles Willson Peale, Lancaster, Pa. letter to Rubens Peale, Philadelphia, Pa., 1811 March 7
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Portrait of Charles Willson Peale, 1832
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Raphaelle Peale, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Willson Peale, New York, N.Y., 1793 November 25
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Rembrandt Peale, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to C. Edwards (Charles Edwards) Lester, New York, N.Y., 1846 March 16
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George Washington, from the original portrait painted by Rembrandt Peale, circa 1790
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Portrait of Rembrandt Peale, circa 1846
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Portrait of Rembrandt Peale, circa 1850
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Rubens Peale, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles F. (Charles Frederick) Mayer, Baltimore, Md., 1834 March 15
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Titian Ramsay Peale, Washington, D.C. letter to unidentified recipient, Bucks County, Pa., 1850 April 27
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Joseph Pennell, Munich, Germany letter to Charles Henry Hart, London, England, 1891 August 08
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R. Hinton (Roland Hinton) Perry letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1901 May 13
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Hiram Powers, Florence, Italy letter to James Gibson, Cincinnati, O.H. , 1847 November 23
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Portrait of Hiram Powers, 1845
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Female nude [Powers, Hiram], circa 1800s
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John Ramage letter to Catharine Ramage, circa 1787-circa 1802
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Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient, 1855 December 19
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William Trost Richards, Chester Co., Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., 1885 May 18
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T. Addison (Thomas Addison) Richards, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1891 April 10
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Alexander Robertson, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1823 April 24
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Robertson, Archibald, 1801
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Rot-Smil, 1743-1911
Peter Frederick Rothermel, Linfield, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1891 October 03
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Thomas Prichard Rossiter, Paris, France letter to James Stillman, 1855 November 21
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Henry Sargent, Boston, Mass. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1821 September 17
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Photograph of "The Dinner Party" , circa1821-circa 1912
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John Singer Sargent, Westminster, U.K. letter to unidentified recipient, circa 1899
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1891 December 02
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John Sartain, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to John Goffe Rand, circa 1850 July 19
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Joshua Shaw, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1838 July 28
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Walter Shirlaw, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., circa 1877-circa 1918
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W. T. (William Thomas) Smedley, Bronxville, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, New York, N.Y., circa 1880- circa 1918
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John Smibert, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient, 1743 July 01
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Etching of a man sitting by a creek [Smillie, James David], 1881 June
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James David Smillie, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1889 December 29
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Etching of Lions [Smillie, James David], 1885 November 06
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Smit-Tar, 1715-1915
Francis Hopkinson Smith, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, circa 1886
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John Rubens Smith, New York, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1826 May 25
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R. M. (Richard Morrell) Staigg, Boston, Mass. letter to unidentified recipient, circa 1841-circa 1881
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George Henry Story, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1915 July 20
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Julian Story, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, circa 1800
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William Wetmore Story letter to Thomas Moran, 1862 July 14
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Portrait of Gilbert Charles Stuart, circa 1820-circa 1828
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George Washington [Stuart, Gilbert], circa 1800s
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Portrait of George Washington, 1834
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Receipt for purchase by Wm. S. Shaw of the portrait of the Hon. John Adams from G. Stuart, 1815 June 14
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Thomas Sully, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Asher Brown Durand, New York, N.Y., 1825 March 21
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Portrait of Thomas Sully, 1869
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Lawrence Sully letter to his sister, Elizabeth "Betsey" Middleton Smith, 1796 March 10
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James A. Suydam, New York, N.Y. letter to James Stillman, 1855 March 19
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Edmund Charles Tarbell letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1892 June 23
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Tha-Twa, 1807-1892
Abbott Handerson Thayer, Dublin, N.H. letter to Charles Henry Hart, circa 1901-circa 1921
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Elkanah Tisdale, Albany, N.Y. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1807 April 20
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Frank Hector Tompkins, Boston, Mass. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1892 April 25
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John Trumbull letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1828 May 16
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Portrait of John Trumbull by Asher B. Durand, 1873
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Etching of Battle of Bunker Hill , circa 1800s
Etching based on painting by John Trumbull.
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Dwight William Tryon, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1892 December 23
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Henry T. (Henry Theodore) Tuckerman, New York, N.Y. letter to unidentified recipient, 1867 May 09
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John H. Twachtman list of works, circa 1900
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Uhl-Wat, 1806-1892
Bernhard Uhle, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1887 May 09
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Edward Virginius Valentine, Richmond, Va. letter to Charles Henry Hart, 1897 February 19
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John Vanderlyn, Paris, France letter to J. B. (John B.) Murray, New York, N.Y., 1809 July 03
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Elihu Vedder, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas H. Hotchkiss, 1868 December 21
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Leonard Wells Volk, Chicago, Ill. letter to John Durand, New York, N.Y., 1860 March 29
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Samuel Waldo, London, England letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1806 September 30
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John Quincy Adams Ward, New York, N.Y. letter to Asher Brown Durand, 1880 December 20
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Warne, Stephen, 1731
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Olin Levi Warner, New York, N.Y. letter to Charles Henry Hart, Philadelphia, Pa., 1892 March 08
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Harry W. (Harry Willson) Watrous, New York, N.Y. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1887 June 25
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Wei-Wya, 1800-1901
Julian Alden Weir list of works, circa 1900
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John F. (John Ferguson) Weir, New Haven, Conn. letter to Thomas B. (Thomas Benedict) Clarke, 1893 March 01
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Receipt for payment by William Hamilton Page to A. Wertmuller, 1810 September 29
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William Edward West, New Orleans, La. letter to unidentified recipient, 1817 January 25
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Benjamin West letter to William Rawle, 1816 August 10
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Benjamin West, New Orleans, La. letter to John Trumbull, New York, N.Y., 1831 April 08
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Portrait of Benjamin West, 1829
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Death of General Wolfe [Benjamin West], 1759 September 13
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Portrait of James McNeill Whistler, circa 1800s
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James McNeill Whistler letter to unidentified recipient, 1901 December 29
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Alexander Wilson letter to Parker Cleaveland, Brunswick, circa 1810-circa 1813
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Portrait of Alexander Wilson, circa 1800-circa 1813
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Matthew Wilson, Lake George, N.Y. letter to Ben W. Austin, 1890 August 07
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A. H. (Alexander Helwig) Wyant letter to unidentified recipient, circa 1866-circa 1892
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