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George Loring Brown sketchbook and engravings and Harriet Pease Brown diary, 1836-1841

George Loring Brown sketchbook and engravings and Harriet Pease Brown diary, 1836-1841

Brown, George Loring, 1814-1889

Printmaker, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 3 items.

Summary: A book of pencil and watercolor sketches by George Loring Brown; a diary kept by Mrs. Brown while traveling in Italy with her husband in 1840-1841; and an 1836 issue of PARLEY'S MAGAZINE, New York and Boston, with engravings attributed to George Loring Brown.

Biographical/Historical Note

Landscape, portrait, and miniature painter, lithographer, etcher, and wood engraver; Mass. Married Harriet Pease in 1835. Traveled in Europe, mainly Italy, 1840-1846.

Provenance

One of the lenders, Robert Scott, is a descendant of Harriet Pease Brown through the Downes family.

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.

Microfilm reel 498 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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