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John James Abert letter to G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy, 1842 May 30

John James Abert letter to G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy, 1842 May 30

Abert, John James, 1788-1863

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Title: John James Abert letter to G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy

Date: 1842 May 30

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 26 x 20 cm.

Description: Letter from J. J. Abert to painter Mr. [George Peter Alexander] Healy, May 30, 1842, engaging him to paint a portrait of President John Tyler and one of Senator Preston for the gallery of the National Institution in Washington, D.C.

Creator: Abert, John James, 1788-1863

Forms part of: Research material on George Peter Alexander Healy, 1811-1966

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John James Abert letter to G. P. A. (George Peter Alexander) Healy, 1842 May 30. Research material on George Peter Alexander Healy, 1811-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 550