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George Elmer Browne postcards, 1904-1927

George Elmer Browne postcards, 1904-1927

Browne, George Elmer, 1871-1946

Painter, Lithographer, Etcher

Collection Information

Size: 51 items (on a partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Thirty-eight postcards to Browne and his wife from their son, painter Harold Putnam Browne, and colleagues Anne Balderston, Bertha Beckwith, William Henry Drake, Charles Warren Eaton, Paul King, Roland F. Knoedler, Anna Lou Matthews, and Chauncey F. Ryder, 1904-1927; and 13 postcards to Harold Putnam Browne from his parents and colleagues, 1905-1917.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, art instructor; New York, New York. Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, Browne studied at the Museum of Fine Arts School of Drawing and Painting, and at the Cowles Art School, Boston. In Paris he studied under Robert-Fleury and at the Academie Julien under Lefebvre.

Provenance

Donated 1976 by Mady Marantz, along with the papers of her father, Irving Marantz, whose relationship to Browne is unclear.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2787 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 Elmer Browne postcards, 1904-1927. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.