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George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]

George Catlin manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]

Catlin, George, 1796-1872

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 19 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Writings, notes; drawings of ships, submarines, and parts of sailing vessels; a rough draft of an essay on the Steamship Slipper, and an incomplete essay addressed to the Consular Agency of the U. States of America...Belgium.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter and miniaturist, ethnographer, best known for his paintings of the American Indian. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Provenance

Donated 1976 by Judith Catlin, relationship to George Catlin is not known.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1191 available 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 manuscripts and drawings, [ca. 1893]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.