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Emil Carlsen and Carlsen family photographs, circa 1885- circa 1930

Carlsen, Emil, 1853-1932

Art teacher, Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.6 linear feet

Summary: The photographs of Emil Carlsen and the Carlsen family measure 1.6 linear feet and date from circa 1885 to circa 1930, with the bulk from circa 1910 to circa 1920s. Included in this collection are 169 glass plate negatives, black and white copy prints of all glass plate negatives, and four plastic safety negatives. Some descriptive annotations by Emil Carlsen are included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Emil Carlsen and his son Dines (1901-1966) were painters in New York, N.Y.


The Emil Carlsen and Carlsen family photographs were donated to the Archives of American Art on June 28, 1995, by Elizabeth M. Campanile of Campanile Galleries, Inc., which were purchased from the Dines Carlsen Estate.


Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund.