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Gump's Gallery records, 1877-1958

Gump's Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)


Collection Information

Size: 12 Volumes (on 4 microfilm reels)

Summary: REEL 1272: Three albums containing photographs of old master paintings, portraits, and interiors of the gallery. REEL 1286-1288: Nine scrapbooks containing gallery-related printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Established 1861. The gallery [a.k.a. S. & G. Gump Company] remains in Gump family hands after three generations. Gump's Gallery's recent exhibitions have been as various as Hudson River School paintings, Near Eastern bronzes, Fauvist painting, American folk art, and contemporary American printmakers.


The lender, Helen Heninger, was the director of Gump's Gallery.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Helen Heninger, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1272 and 1286-1288 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

Gump's Gallery records, 1877-1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.