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Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood, 1938-1983

Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood, 1938-1983

Hammer, Gael

Collection Information

Size: 13 items.

Summary: Letters collected by Hammer for a planned biography of painter Miles Evergood, including letters from Philip and Miles Evergood to various people, undated, and 1938-1971, and a letter, 1983, to Hammer from Alan McCulloch, author of the Encyclopedia of Australian Art, regarding the reproduction of Miles Evergood's painting "Brisbane River."

Biographical/Historical Note

Gael Hammer is the grand-niece of painter Miles Evergood (neé Blashki). She lives in New South Wales, Australia. Philip Evergood, Miles' son, was a leading realist painter in the U.S. The family is of Polish-Australian descent, and changed the last name from Blashki to Evergood when they came to the U.S..

Provenance

Photocopies donated by Hammer, 1983, and discarded after microfilming.

Location of Originals

  • Letters are annotated by Hammer with the location of the originals; most are in the possession of the addressee.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 5028 (fr. 505-542) 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

Gael Hammer letters relating to Miles and Philip Evergood, 1938-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.