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Alphaeus P. Cole diary, 1889-1890

Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988


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Title: Alphaeus P. Cole diary

Date: 1889-1890

Physical Details: Diary : 1 v. : handwritten ; 20 x 16 cm.

Description: Label on cover of diary reads: Diary of Alphaeus P. Cole; age 13; 1889 & 1890; Orvieto.

Cole gives daily details about his life living in Italy with his family, noting the weather, his activities (which often include drawing, painting, and other artistic pursuits), and the other members of his family including his father Timothy Cole.

Some pages are illustrated with small sketches.

This is one of 70 diaries in the Alphaeus P. Cole papers kept by Cole between 1889-1982.

Creator: Cole, Alphaeus Philemon, 1876-1988

Forms part of: Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation Information: Alphaeus Philemon Cole. Alphaeus P. Cole diary, 1889-1890. Alphaeus P. Cole papers, 1885-1988. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16726