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James Cameron letters, 1843-1876

James Cameron letters, 1843-1876

Cameron, James, 1816?-

Landscape painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 140 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Letters to Cameron's mother and wife; 37 letters from wood engraver, landscape and genre painter Thomas B. Ashton, 1846-1850; and 5 letters from sculptor Joseph Mozier, 1846-1847.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait and landscape painter; Philadelphia, Pa. Born in Scotland ca. 1816. Worked in Indianapolis, Ind. prior to 1849, later settled in Philadelphia.

Provenance

Microfilmed with other art-related papers from Mills College Library, July 1981.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Mills College Library, Oakland, California.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 2294 available at Archives of American Art offices, Mills College Library, and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

James Cameron letters, 1843-1876. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.