Summary: A letter to Mr. C. [Charles] W. Cranmer, a friend of Thomas Eakins, which responds to Cranmer's query regarding Thomas Eakins' portrait of Professor Barker, and places in context the two photographs of Thomas Eakins enclosed. One of the photos was donated with the letter.
Painter; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lived 1851-1938. Full name Susan Hannah Macdowell Eakins. Married to painter, photographer Thomas Eakins.
Donated by Robert McIntyre.
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Susan Eakins letter, 1929 July 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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