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Henry Bacon papers, 1849-1931

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1875-circa 1912
0.3 Linear feet
Box 1-2, 5

Found are short stories and personal accounts concerning art, museums, and travel. There is a written account of a meeting with Cecil Rhodes shortly before his death entitled "Meeting with Cecil Rhodes," and "The Artist in Pre-Cromo Days," an account of Bacon's experiences as an art student, his first visit to Ecouen, and encounters with Edouard Frère, J.F. Millet, and Corot. There is a twenty-two page biographical work by Louisa Lee Bacon about her husband. Also found are poems and a poetry notebook by Bacon and scattered poems written in French by unknown authors.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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"A Wonderfull [sic] Voyage for 4 Sons", 1894
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44
"Roman Models", 1896
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45
"The Artist in Pre-Cromo Days", circa 1880
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46
"The Black Sheep of Doxviller", circa 1880
1
47
"In Venice", circa 1880
Oversized material housed in Box 5, Folder 1
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48
"Je Ne Sais Pas", circa 1880
1
49
"Monsieur, le Dauphin de France", circa 1880
1
50
"Palace of the Louvre", circa 1880
1
51
"Papa was Coming Home!", circa 1880
1
52
"Siena", circa 1880
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53
"To Miss C", circa 1880
1
54
"Widow Jones' Man", circa 1880
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55
Untitled Work, circa 1880
Pages 2-5 are missing
Oversized material housed in Box 5, F1
1
56
"Great Temple of Abou Simnel: Nubia", circa 1890
1
57
"Meeting with Cecil Rhodes", circa 1902
2
1
Poetry Notebook, 1875-1891
2
2
Poems, 1875-1897
2
3
Notes and Fragments, circa 1900
2
4
"Henry Bacon- Figure and Landscape Painter, 1839-1912," by Lee Bacon, circa 1912
2
5
French Poetry, by Unknown, circa 1880
2
6
Oversized Writings, circa 1880
Material scanned with Box 1, F48
5
1

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