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Cosmopolitan art journal, 1856-1861

Cosmopolitan Art Journal


Collection Information

Size: 3 Volumes, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Five volumes of COSMOPOLITAN ART JOURNAL, 1856-1861- "a record of art criticism, art literature and biography, and repository of belle lettres literature."
REEL 1397: Volumes 1-4, 1856-1860.
REEL 337: Volume 5, March 1861.


Material on reel 1397 lent 1978 for microfilming by William Becker who bought the journals at an auction. Material on microfilm reel 337 purchased from the University of Michigan 1972.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Reel 1397: Originals returned to lender, William Becker, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 337 and 1397 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Cosmopolitan art journal, 1856-1861. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.