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George Caleb Bingham letter, 1852 January 31

Bingham, George Caleb, 1811-1879



Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: Letter from Bingham to Goupil & Co. concerning the reproduction of his painting, "Canvassing for Votes." Bingham also mentions the popularity of his painting "County Election" and criticism of him in an issue of the American Art Union Bulletin.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter (St. Louis, Mo.)


Donated 1965 by Abe Brayer, who knows the owner of the original letter.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2787 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter is a photocopy of a typescript.

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

George Caleb Bingham letter, 1852 January 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.