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Research material on John F. Francis, 1961-1991

Etchison, W. Richard

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 46 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Research material on portraits by John F. Francis (1808-1886) including photographs with notes, printed material, and letters to Etchison describing the photographs. The items were originally in a scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Etchison: Art historian; Frederick, Md. John F. Francis: born in Philadelphia, was a painter and silhouettist, who worked in many Pennsylvania towns.


Donated 1991 by Josephine Etchison, the aunt of W. Richard Etchison. Original collation: scrapbook.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4909 (fr. 1221-1284) 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

Research material on John F. Francis, 1961-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.