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Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21

Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21

Mayer, Frank Blackwell, 1827-1899

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letter from Mayer in Paris to Henry R. Schoolcraft in Washington, D.C. affirming his dedication to depicting the North American Indian in his paintings and thanking Schoolcraft for encouraging Mayer to pursue the subject.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, specialized in North American Indian subjects and colonial themes; Baltimore, Md.

Provenance

Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel D9 (fr. 716-718) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Frank B. Mayer letter, 1864 Nov. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.