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Charles A. Platt letter collection, [ca. 1887]

Platt, Charles A., 1861-1933

Painter, Architect, Landscape architect


Collection Information

Size: 8 Items

Summary: Three letters to Charles A.Platt from acquaintences Francis Seymour Haden (June 3), Oliver Herford, and Abbott Handerson Thayer (April 20); one letter to Dennis M. Bunker, friend and colleague of Charles A. Platt, from Augustus Saint-Gaudens (Oct. 21); one letter from Bunker to Anne Page (August 1886); a Christmas card to Bunker's wife, Eleanor Hardy Bunker Platt. Other letters include a handwritten invitation to Eleanor Hardy from Lowffler and a letter from Charles F. McKim, colleague of Platt's, to Mary J. Lawrence (July 9).

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, architect, landscape designer; New York, N.Y. and Cornish, N.H.; b. 1861; d. 1933.


Donated 2004 by Charles A. Platt, grandson. The correspondence of Dennis Bunker was in the possession of Platt's widow, Eleanor Hardy Bunker prior to her marriage to Platt in 1893.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles A. Platt letter collection, [ca. 1887]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.