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George Henry Yewell papers, 1847-1973

Yewell, George Henry, 1830-1923

Etcher, Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: ca. 221 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Correspondence, diaries, sketchbooks, photographs, art works, writings, and printed material. Among the correspondents are Albert H. Baldwin, George H. Boughton, Charles Coleman, Charles Percy Davis, William Graham, Josiah Green, Franklin R. Grist, William M. Hart, Thomas Hicks, Henry A. Loop, and Robert M. Pratt.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter, genre painter, and etcher; Iowa City, New York City, and Lake George, N.Y. Lived in Rome 1856-1878.


Lent for microfilming by the University of Iowa, October 1981.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in University of Iowa, Manuscripts Library, Iowa City, Iowa.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2428 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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 Henry Yewell papers, 1847-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.