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Thomas Sully letters, 1827 and [undated]

Thomas Sully letters, 1827 and [undated]

Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872

Painter, Miniature painter

Collection Information

Size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letter to Charles Carroll, last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, October 10. 1827, regarding a portrait Sully painted of him; and a letter from Mary G. Ravenel to Robert Tyler of Philadelphia in which she mentions a Sully painting she has just received, n.y. March 2.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Provenance

Letter to Charles Carroll donated 1963 by Carnegie Book Shop. Letter to Robert Tyler donated 1966 by Jean Meissner and William T. Campbell, Jr.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3472 available 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, 1827 and [undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.