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Hilda and Martha Wood Belcher photographs, circa 1865-1940

Belcher, Hilda, 1881-1963



Collection Information

Size: 1 Microfilm reel, 17 items

Summary: This microfilm collection contains photographs of Hilda Belcher in art school and working on paintings and portraits (circa 1900-1940); and photographs of Martha Wood Belcher painting in her studio (circa 1886-1920). They are annotated by members of the Belcher family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hilda Belcher (1881-1963) was a painter, illustrator, and educator from Pittsford, Vermont. Belcher was a prolific portrait painter in New York, Washington and the deep South. Her mother was Martha Wood Belcher.


Lent for microfilming 1983 by the Belcher family.

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds the Hilda Belcher photocopies of photographs of paintings, 1904-circa 1947.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2934 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

Hilda and Martha Wood Belcher photographs, circa 1865-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.