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

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

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

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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