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Healy family papers, 1816-1973

Healy family papers, 1816-1973

Healy fam, Healy family

Collection Information

Size: 11 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Information regarding the Healy family, compiled by George William Healy, Jr., including Bible entries, biographical data, descriptive entries and information on portraits painted by Thomas Cantwell Healy and his brother G.P.A. Healy.

Biographical/Historical Note

G.P.A. Healy was a 19th century portrait and historical painter, who painted in the U.S. and in Europe. His brother, Thomas Cantwell Healy, was also a portrait painter, who worked primarily in Mississippi.


The donor, George William Healy, Jr., is the grandson of Thomas Cantwell Healy, who was the brother of George P.A. Healy.

Microfilm reel 600 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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