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Henry Inman letter to an unidentified student, 1841 Jan. 25

Inman, Henry, 1801-1846



Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A letter to "My dear friend and pupil," January 25, 1841, telling of the death of his father-in-law. Inman tells his pupil he will not be able to give his usual lesson due to the funeral, and gives an at-home assignment instead.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait, miniature and landscape painter, and teacher; New York City. Inman was instrumental in the founding of the National Academy of Design, and was its Vice-President from 1826-1831.


Donated 1960 by Lawrence A. Fleischman.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3646 available at all offices of the Archives of American Art and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Henry Inman letter to an unidentified student, 1841 Jan. 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.