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S. P. (Sylvester Phelps) Hodgson sketchbooks, 1856-1878

S. P. (Sylvester Phelps) Hodgson sketchbooks, 1856-1878

Hodgson, S. P. (Sylvester Phelps), 1830-1906

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 4 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Summary: Biographical data sheet, handwritten copy of his obituary, and two sketchbooks which also contain a few watercolor sketches, as well as a draft of an article entitled "Thoughts on the Effects of Light and Shade as influenced by the atmosphere, showing a rule by which you may know how to manage detail in distance," Feb. 1856.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Boston, Massachusetts.

Provenance

The lender, H.T. Hodgson acquired the papers through inheritance.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender after microfilming.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 104 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

S. P. (Sylvester Phelps) Hodgson sketchbooks, 1856-1878. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.