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Thomas Sully letters, 1831-1870

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

Painter, Miniature painter


Collection Information

Size: 3 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters from Sully, one sending his autograph to Rodney A. Mercur, April 27, 1870; and to the Literary Society of Marshal College decling his election as an honorary member of the society, May 6, 1839; a copy of an engraving by John Sartain of Sully, signed by Sully; and a letter to "Jasper" from Sully's son, Thomas, Jr., responding for his father in his absence, July 1831.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pa.


Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel D10 (fr. 1566-1573) 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

Thomas Sully letters, 1831-1870. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.