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Mrs. Felix Octavius Carr Darley diary, 1867

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, Mrs



Collection Information

Size: 1 item.

Summary: A pocket diary of a trip to Italy and France, January to July 1867, in which Mrs. Darley briefly notes daily sightseeing activities, visits with friends and shopping trips, and only occasionally mentions the sketching activities of her husband Felix.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Darley distinguished himself as an illustrator. In 1848, he moved to New York and became successful illustrating the works of Irving and Cooper. After his marriage in 1859, he and his wife moved to Claymont, Delaware.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Mrs. Curt P. Richter.

Location of Originals

  • Original was returned to lender after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel D177 available at Archives of American Art offices 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

Mrs. Felix Octavius Carr Darley diary, 1867. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.