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John Singleton Copley letter to John Thane, 1794 December 29, from the Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan, Jr. artists' letters collection, 1794-1938

John Singleton Copley letter to John Thane, 1794 December 29

Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815

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Title: John Singleton Copley letter to John Thane

Date: 1794 December 29

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 23 x 19 cm.

Description: John Singleton Copley writes in the third person to the collector, engraver, and print-seller Sir John Thane, requesting portraits of Sir Henry Slingsby, Sir Benjamin Rudyard, Sir Henry Deering, and Francis Rowse for his historical picture of Charles I Demanding in the House of Commons the Five Impeached Members, 17821795 (National Portrait Gallery, London).

Creator: Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815

Forms part of: Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan, Jr. artists' letters collection, 1794-1938

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: John Singleton Copley letter to John Thane, 1794 December 29. Mary K. McGuigan and John F. McGuigan, Jr. artists' letters collection, 1794-1938. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 16827