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John Cranch papers, 1831-1892

John Cranch papers, 1831-1892

Cranch, John, 1807-1891

Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 8 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: A journal; watercolor and pencil sketches; and a photograph.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Washington, D.C. and Urbana, Ohio.


Journals & sketches lent and photo donated 1985 by John E. Cranch, great-grandson of the artist.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, John E. Cranch, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3569 & 3667 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

John Cranch papers, 1831-1892. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.