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Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection, [ca. 1850]-1890

Library Company of Philadelphia. Print Dept


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Photographs of 19th century artists, including Thomas Sully, Rembrandt Peale, Frederick de Bourg Richards, Edward Moran, John Moran, William Trost Richards, Edmund Darch Lewis, George Bacon Wood, Isaac Williams, James Reid Lambdin, Samuel Bell Waugh, Peter Frederick Rothermel, the Sartain family, the Sartain home, John Sartain, Samuel Sartain, William Sartain, Emily Sartain, Thomas Buchanan Read, Thomas Eakins's motion studies, the Pennsylvania State Capitol, group portraits of women from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the Artists Fund Society, James S. Earle and Son, and the Fine Art Gallery at the Great Sanitary Fair.

Biographical/Historical Note

Archive repository; Philadelphia, Pa.


Microfilmed in 1986 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. Photographs were compiled from various collections of the Print Dept. of the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Library Company of Philadelphia, Print Department.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 3919 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan and at the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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

Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. photograph collection, [ca. 1850]-1890. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.