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Samuel Gray Ward art works, [undated]

Ward, Samuel Gray, 1817-1907


Collection Information

Size: 14 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Eleven watercolors by Ward; and photographic portraits of him, his mother, and his father, Thomas Wren Ward, each with watercolor added to the surface.

Biographical/Historical Note

b. 1817; d. 1907. Grandfather of art patron Elizabeth Ward Perkins. He translated Goethe's Essays on art (1845).


Received from heirs along with papers of Elizabeth Ward Perkins and Charles H. Woodbury, and of her father-in-law, Charles C. Perkins.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 268 available for use 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

Samuel Gray Ward art works, [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.