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Selected art related documents from the Woodhouse collection in hte Historical Society of Pennsylvania, [1817-1843 and undated]

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 6 items (on 6 fr. of microfilm)

Summary: An invitation to William Meredith for the eighth annual exhibition of the Artists' Fund Society "Private View," Apr. 3, 1843; circular letters, Mar. 13, 1834 and Oct. 1834, concerning the finances of the Pennsylvania Academy and the durability of the members. The first letter is signed by Joseph Hopkinson and the second by William Strickland, Henry Inman, Charles Graff, Cephas G. Childs, J. K. Kane, and Nathan Dunn. Also, correspondence between David Hosack and William Meredith, Jan. 12 and 18, 1817, about Thomas Sully's portrait of Gouverneur Morris; and a letter to Nicholas Biddle from Rembrandt Peale, concerning a portrait of Mr. Dennie and a copy for Biddle, with a note by Biddle at the bottom of the page.

Provenance

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Woodhouse Collection.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel P24 (frames 94-100) available for use 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

Selected art related documents from the Woodhouse collection in hte Historical Society of Pennsylvania, [1817-1843 and undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.