John Vanderlyn letter

Inclusive Dates: 
1848 Aug. 2
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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

Letter from John Vanderlyn, New York, to C.H. Van Gausbeck [Grosbeck?], Kingston, Ulster County, New York, acknowledging receipt of 50.00 dollars for 10 shares in a raffle of two of his paintings of Niagara Falls.

Biographical Historical Note

John Vanderlyn was an American Neoclassical painter.