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George Cope papers, 1878-1929

George Cope papers, 1878-1929

Cope, George, 1855-1929

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Invitations to viewings of Cope's paintings; requests for loans of his works; cancelled checks; three drawings which probably related to a canvas stretching device and the patent he received for the invention; newspaper clippings; photographs of Cope, including one of Cope with his teacher Herman Herzog; and a list of Cope's paintings compiled by the Chester County Historical Society.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Provenance

Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Chester County Historical Society.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 4018 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Chester County Historical Society.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

George Cope papers, 1878-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.