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George Catlin letter, [undated]

Catlin, George, 1796-1872



Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Catlin writes to "Dear Sir," requesting an autograph for his nephew, a Pawnee Indian chief. A typescript is included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter. Catlin is known for his paintings of American Indians.


Donated 1955 by Charles Feinberg.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D8 (frames 435-436) 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

George Catlin letter, [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.