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George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins, 1880 Mar. 2

George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins, 1880 Mar. 2

Whitney, George

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Title: George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins

Date: 1880 Mar. 2

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 14 cm.

Description: Letter from George Whitney to prominent business owner Henry Hill Collins concerning the potential sale to Mr. Collins of the landscape painting "Lion Rock, Cornwall" by artist William Trost Richards. The letter includes a description of Richard's painting technique and the price of the painting. Wright also writes "It is the best work that Mr. R (Richards) has ever done."

Envelope included.

This record should be viewed with record 9231.

Creator: Whitney, George

Forms part of: Miscellaneous manuscripts collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: George Whitney, Philadelphia, Pa. letter to Henry Hill Collins, 1880 Mar. 2. Miscellaneous manuscripts collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 9232