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Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo, between 1842 and 1924, from the Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1885-1905

Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo, between 1842 and 1924

Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924

Item Information

Title: Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo

Date: between 1842 and 1924

Physical Details: 2 letter : handwritten ; both 9 x 14 cm.

Description: Brief note from Church reads: This is a photo of [a] painting I gave to the fund for the Relief of discharged employees of the Stock Exchange. It brot [sic] $500.

The photo depicts a painting of a family of bears, and is annotated in pen: Mother's return, copyright F. S. Church.

The letter is also illustrated with an ink sketch of two bears, one playing the banjo and the other dancing.

Creator: Church, Frederick S. (Frederick Stuart), 1842-1924

Forms part of: Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1885-1905

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Frederic Stuart Church letter to unidentified recipient with enclosed photo, between 1842 and 1924. Frederick Stuart Church collection, circa 1885-1905. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 14384